Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime: From the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism
- Author: Geoffrey R. Stone
- Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
- Published: October 2005
- ISBN-10: 0393327450
- ISBN-13: 9780393327458
- Format: Paperback
- Size: 9.2X5.9X1.5
- Weight: 2.2
- Copyright: 2004
- Subject: HISTORY / United States / General
Our Price: $24.95
An incisive investigation into how the 1st amendment and other civil liberties have been compromised in America during wartime. The author delineates the consistent suppression offree speech in six historical periods. This study is full of fresh legal and historical insight, magisterially presenting a dramatic cast of characters who influenced the course of history over a 200-year period. With its dozens of rarephotographs, posters, and historical illustrations, the book resonates in its call for a new approach to grave crises that threaten our constitutionally protected liberties. 63 illus. 800p.
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