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Evans Brothers, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 62 pages
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One in a series of books on some of today's most controversial issues, this book examines all kinds of controls that have been imposed on communications, from the first emperor of China who had his critics buried alive, to new laws in Europe and North America relating to the Internet. It raises questions about secrecy and privacy, commercial and political power, moral and religious judgements, and artistic freedom. This series aims to encourage the reader to reach informed and considered opinions.

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About the author (1999)

Philip Steele has a passion for writing about history. He is a well-known author of more than one hundred children's books, including Castles, Pirates, Knights, The Best Book of Mummies, The World of Pirates, and The World of Castles. He was a student of medieval French and German literature, and has visited castles in England, France, Germany, Spain, and Poland. He has travelled to the Valley of the Kings and other sites of Ancient Egypt, and has met mummies face to face in the Cairo Museum. Philip now lives near Beaumaris and the other great castles of North Wales.

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