Name: French Banned Books List of 1961

Date:  1951 - 1975

Location:  Europe

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion , Explicit Sexuality , Racial/Ethnic


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Artist: Various

Confronting Bodies: French Government

Date of Action: 1961

Specific Location

Description of Artwork: Thousands of books and other published works.

Description of Incident: Livres Condamne - Livres Interdits" was the official list of banned works of literature published by the French government in 1961. The publication of this list followed the laws of 1949 written to protect minors.

Results of Incident: Unknown.

Source: Ernest T.

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