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The Resource Banned in Boston : the Watch and Ward Society's crusade against books, burlesque, and the social evil, Neil Miller

Banned in Boston : the Watch and Ward Society's crusade against books, burlesque, and the social evil, Neil Miller

Label
Banned in Boston : the Watch and Ward Society's crusade against books, burlesque, and the social evil
Title
Banned in Boston
Title remainder
the Watch and Ward Society's crusade against books, burlesque, and the social evil
Statement of responsibility
Neil Miller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Neil
Dewey number
363.409744/61
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6795.B7
LC item number
M55 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Watch and Ward Society (Boston, Mass.)
  • Vigilance committees
  • Social control
  • Corruption
  • Censorship
  • Sex-oriented businesses
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Boston (Mass.)
Label
Banned in Boston : the Watch and Ward Society's crusade against books, burlesque, and the social evil, Neil Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: The battle of Brimstone Corner, April 1926 -- Founding fathers, 1878 -- First forays into censorship, 1881-1898 -- Politics, poker, and the "social evil, " 1884-1897 -- Mrs. Glyn and sin, 1903-1909 -- Tough guys and "blue bloods, " 1907-1925 -- New Bedford, 1916 -- The battle of Diamond Hill, 1917-1918 -- Café Society, 1917-1919 -- Corruption fighters, 1913-1924 -- Mencken versus Chase, round 2, 1926 -- Censorship goes wild, 1927-1928 -- Boston, 1929 -- The Dunster Bookshop fiasco, 1929 -- Depression days, 1930-1938 -- This was burlesque, 1931-1953 -- The forties, 1941-1948 -- A kinder, gentler watch and ward, 1948-1967
Control code
ocn495781122
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 209 p.
Isbn
9780807051122
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010007770
System control number
(OCoLC)495781122
Label
Banned in Boston : the Watch and Ward Society's crusade against books, burlesque, and the social evil, Neil Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: The battle of Brimstone Corner, April 1926 -- Founding fathers, 1878 -- First forays into censorship, 1881-1898 -- Politics, poker, and the "social evil, " 1884-1897 -- Mrs. Glyn and sin, 1903-1909 -- Tough guys and "blue bloods, " 1907-1925 -- New Bedford, 1916 -- The battle of Diamond Hill, 1917-1918 -- Café Society, 1917-1919 -- Corruption fighters, 1913-1924 -- Mencken versus Chase, round 2, 1926 -- Censorship goes wild, 1927-1928 -- Boston, 1929 -- The Dunster Bookshop fiasco, 1929 -- Depression days, 1930-1938 -- This was burlesque, 1931-1953 -- The forties, 1941-1948 -- A kinder, gentler watch and ward, 1948-1967
Control code
ocn495781122
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 209 p.
Isbn
9780807051122
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010007770
System control number
(OCoLC)495781122

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