Censorship: the Irish experience
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Censorship: the Irish experience by Adams, Michael

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Published by Scepter Books in Dublin .
Written in English



  • Ireland.


  • Censorship -- Ireland

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 256-260.

Statement[by] Michael Adams.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination265 p.
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5601353M
LC Control Number68007950

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