The Free Press Crisis of 1800: Thomas Cooper's Trial for Seditious Libel (Landmark Law Cases and American Society)
A fast-paced, brilliant, readable book that takes on one of the most important problems in republican government: when is opposition thought and dissenting rhetoric so dangerous that fundamental liberties need to be surrendered to ensure the security of all? Hoffer brings fresh insight to bear on this classic dilemma.-Douglas Bradburn, author of The Citizenship Revolution:...more
Paperback, 149 pages
Published February 22nd 2011 by University Press of Kansas
(first published February 1st 2011)
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