The Rushdie Fatwa and After

A Lesson to the Circumspect

  • Brian¬†Winston

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Brian Winston
    Pages 1-21
  3. Brian Winston
    Pages 59-91
  4. Brian Winston
    Pages 92-137
  5. Brian Winston
    Pages 138-140
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 141-173

About this book


This resounding defence of the principles of free expression revisits the Satanic Verses uproar of 1989, as well as subsequent incidents such as the Danish cartoons controversy, to argue that the human right of free speech is by no means so secure that it can be taken for granted.


free speech intolerance censorship Islamophobia multiculturalism 1989 argue sound understanding

Authors and affiliations

  • Brian¬†Winston
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LincolnUK

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