About the database

The Norwegian produced database presently contains bibliographic information on:

  • publications on censorship and freedom of expression world wide
  • censorship of books and newspapers world wide during the last decade
  • censorship of books and newspapers from selected historical periods and countries
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Main principles and criteria of selected censored material
Definition of censorship and criteria of censorship.
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Introduction to countries and selected periods of time
30 countries on all continents were initially selected for detailed recordings of censored books and newspapers through the ages. NFFE attempted to keep a global perspective by including countries as large as USA and Canada, and as small as Lithuania or Norway.
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