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Criminal Dissent: Prosecutions under the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798
by Wendell Bird
Harvard University Press, 2019
eISBN: 978-0-674-24387-3 | Cloth: 978-0-674-97613-9
Library of Congress Classification E327.B57 2020
Dewey Decimal Classification 973.44

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
The prosecution of dissent under the Alien and Sedition Acts affected far more people than previously realized. It also provoked the first battle over the Bill of Rights. Wendell Bird provides the definitive account of a dark moment in U.S. history, reminding us that expressive freedom and opposition politics are essential to a stable democracy.
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