Black book

Black book

Black book or Black Book may refer to:

In history:
*The Black Book, the list of people to be arrested by the Gestapo following a planned Nazi invasion of Britain in the Second World War
*Black Book (World War II), a compilation of documentary reports about the actions of Nazis against Jews in Eastern Europe during the Holocaust

In literature:
*"The Black Book" (1938 novel), a 1938 novel by Lawrence Durrell
*"The Black Book" (1990 novel), a 1990 novel by Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk
*"The Black Book" (1993 novel), a 1993 novel by Scottish writer Ian Rankin
*"Black Book of Carmarthen", one of the earliest surviving manuscripts written entirely in Welsh"
*"Yazidi Black Book", one of the two holy books of the Yazidi religion
* "", a 2000 dissident publication
* "The Black Book of English Canada", a 2001 book detailing the history of Canada's crimes against ethnic minorities
* "The Black Book of Capitalism", a book that attempts to assign blame for historic repressions to capitalism
* "The black book of colonialism", a book documenting evils attributed to colonialism.
* "The Black Book of Communism", a 1999 publication that attempts to catalog crimes that it argues resulted from the pursuit of communism

In television:
*"The Black Book (Garfield and Friends)", episode of "Garfield and Friends" from 1989
*"Black Books", a British television sitcom broadcast on Channel 4

In film and its derivatives:
*"Black Book" (film), a 2006 film of director Paul Verhoeven
**"Black Book" (novel), the novelization of the 2006 film "Black Book"
**"Black Book" (soundtrack), the soundtrack of the 2006 film "Black Book"
*"The Black Book" (serial), a 1929 film serial
*"Little Black Book", a 2006 film directed by Nick Hurran

In other fields:
*Black book, a revision of a technical paper named according to common practice after the color of its cover page. Other possibilities include "white paper", "orange book", etc.
* a small book, usually an address book with a black cover, that a person writes the info (name, telephone number, sexual rating) of their ex-partners, hook-ups, or one night stands
* Black Book (gaming), a nickname for a list of individuals blacklisted from casinos
* A book or collection of papers used by graffiti artists to practice writing.
* An informal term for a Black MacBook, a notebook computer produced by Apple Inc.

ee also

*Book of Negroes, a 1783 list of the Black Loyalists, those African Americans who fought for the British Crown

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  • Black book — (bl[a^]k b[oo^]k ). 1. One of several books of a political character, published at different times and for different purposes; so called either from the color of the binding, or from the character of the contents. [1913 Webster] 2. A book… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black book — n. a book containing names of those blacklisted be in someone s black book to be regarded unfavorably by someone little black book Informal an address book, esp. one kept by a man, with the names of women companions considered available for… …   English World dictionary

  • black book — black′ book n. a book containing a blacklist • Etymology: 1470–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • black book —    A magical handbook that provides instructions for trafficking with spirits, including DEMONs and ANGELs; divination; and acquisition and use of supernatural powers. In some cases, possession of the black book itself bestows supernatural powers …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • black book — /ˈblæk bʊk/ (say blak book) noun 1. a book of names of people liable to censure or punishment. 2. Also, little black book. a small book containing a private list of names and addresses of associates in business, partners in sex, crime, etc. 3.… …  

  • Black Book — Le décor à La Haye Black Book (en néerlandais Zwartboek) est un film néerlandais de Paul Verhoeven sorti en 2006. Sommaire 1 L hi …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Black Book (Glücksspiel) — Black Book (en: Schwarzes Buch) ist ein Jargonbegriff für eine Liste, in der Personen eingetragen werden, die damit de facto ein Spielbankverbot haben, da sie als dort unerwünschte Personen gelten oder auch als Teilhaber oder Betreiber… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Black Book (gaming) — Black Book is the nickname frequently used to refer to a list of persons who are unwelcome in casinos. The name comes from the fact that the persons listed in the book are essentially blacklisted . The term can refer either to such a list… …   Wikipedia

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