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When the censor comes a guide for teachers, librarians, booksellers and others who disseminate the printed word by Sandra Bernstein

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Published by Book and Periodical Council in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Censorship -- Canada.,
  • Freedom of information -- Canada.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 19)

Statementresearched and written by Sandra Bernstein for the Freedom of Expression Committee.
ContributionsFreedom of Expression Committee., Book and Periodical Council.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 19 p.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17081225M
ISBN 100969216483

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