Censorship: Banned Books Beginnings

In today’s Western society we may not pay much attention to censorship in the course of our daily routine, but it is a practice that has been exercised countless times ever since humanity’s existence.┬áThe reasons for banning a book during these modern times are various and deal mostly with matters related to racism, inappropriate sexual content, violence, political bias, and so on.┬áBut when did the act of banning books start? And why were books banned and still are being banned?

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