Archiving Censorship in Latin America
A Peek into Book Banning and State Repression
(1959 – 1986)
Book banning has been inextricably woven into the history of print culture worldwide. This exhibit offers a glimpse into three Latin American countries where government officials deemed certain presses, authors, and cultural works as political threats during the twentieth century. Read more about this exhibit.
Within this section, you will discover a highlighted banned book representing each country, accompanied by a concise history and an English translation of the first two paragraphs of the respective work.
We invite you to explore a few resources related to book banning.