Censorship of the Church of Rome and Its Influence Upon the Production and Distribution of Literature V1

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SKU: 9781162610269
Author: Putnam, George Haven
Publication Date: 09/10/2010
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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The book titled “”The Censorship of the Church of Rome and Its Influence Upon the Production and Distribution of Literature V1″” is written by George Haven Putnam. The book talks about the censorship of the Roman Catholic Church and its impact on literature production and distribution. It is the first volume of a two-volume series.The author delves into the history of the Church’s censorship practices, which began in the 16th century. He explores the reasons behind the censorship, including the Church’s desire to maintain its authority and control over the dissemination of information. Putnam also examines the impact of censorship on writers, publishers, and readers.The book covers a wide range of topics related to censorship, including the Index Librorum Prohibitorum, the Church’s list of banned books, and the methods used by the Church to enforce its censorship policies. Putnam also discusses the role of Protestantism in challenging the Church’s censorship practices.Overall, “”The Censorship of the Church of Rome and Its Influence Upon the Production and Distribution of Literature V1″” provides a comprehensive look at the history of the Roman Catholic Church’s censorship practices and their impact on literature. It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of censorship, the history of the Church, or the history of literature.1906. Other volumes in this set include ISBN number(s): 0766163652. Volume 1 of 2. A study of the history of the prohibitory and expurgatory indexes, together with some consideration of the effects of Protestant censorship and of censorship by the state. In these volumes, Mr. Putnam presents a record of the Indexes which have been issued under the authority of the church of Rome, or which, having been compiled by ecclesiastics, were published under the authority of the State, between the year 1546 (the date of the first list of prohibited books which may properly be described as an Index) and 1900, in which year was issued the second Index of Leo XIII, the latest in the papal series. To this record is added as selection of the more noteworthy examples of censorship during the earlier centuries of the church; a schedule of the more important decrees, edicts, pastoral briefs, etc., issued under ecclesiastical authority; and a specification of certain censorship regulations which came into force in the several States of Europe.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.