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Purity in Print
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The first edition of Purity in Print documented book censorship in America from the 1870s to the 1930s, embedding it within the larger social and cultural history of the time. In this second edition, Boyer adds two new chapters carrying his history forward to the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface to the Second Edition
  2. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. Acknowledgments to the First Edition
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. Acknowledgments to the Second Edition
  2. pp. xvii-xx
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  1. Introduction to the First Edition
  2. pp. xxi-xxix
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  1. One: The Vice Societies in the Nineteenth Century
  2. pp. 1-22
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  1. Two: The Vice Socieities in the Progressive Era
  2. pp. 23-52
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  1. Three: The First World War
  2. pp. 53-68
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  1. Four: The First Postwar Clash - 1918-22 [Includes Image Plates]
  2. pp. 69-98
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  1. Five: The "Clean Books" Crusade
  2. pp. 99-127
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  1. Six: The Latter 1920s
  2. pp. 128-166
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  1. Seven: "Banned in Boston" [Includes Image Plates]
  2. pp. 167-206
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  1. Eight: The Onslaught Against Federal Censorship
  2. pp. 207-243
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  1. Nine: The Thirties
  2. pp. 244-269
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  1. Ten: The Shifting Rhythms of Censorship from the 1950s to the 1970s
  2. pp. 270-316
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  1. Eleven: 1980 to Present: Symbolic Crusades, Embattled Libraries, Feminist Interventions, New Technologies
  2. pp. 317-360
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 363-441
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 443-466
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