«ESTERMINARE DALLE BOTTEGHE DE’ LIBRAI I LIBRI»CIRCOLAZIONE LIBRARIA E CENSURA BORBONICAIN SICILIA NEL ‘700

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[automatically translated] In Sicily in the eighteenth century it saw the raising of the threshold of attention paid to the books printed in the Kingdom and to those imported. The censorial control is now firmly in the hands of the Bourbon government, especially after the abolition of the Inquisition and during the crucial years of the Anti-Jacobin repression. The attention is paid to the censorship of books feudisti hostile to the crown, and favorable to the baronial prerogatives, rather than the philosophical production and libertine side of the Alps. In a landscape characterized by the progressive and excessive presence of the complaint and the extension of its prerogatives, which are included as within the river bed of the police powers, it should be noted the fact that a regulatory perspective elaborated in 1799 becomes binding in the insurrectional phase of the new century,
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)309-328
Number of pages20
JournalMEDITERRANEA. RICERCHE STORICHE
Volume31
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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