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Famous trials : cases that made history

Author: Frank McLynn
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1995.
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Examines thirty-four notable trials from throughout history including those of Jesus, Joan of Arc, Adolf Eichmann, Socrates, and Nelson Mandela.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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McLynn, Frank.
Famous trials.
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1995
(OCoLC)756197462
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McLynn
ISBN: 0895776553 9780895776556
OCLC Number: 32665416
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 29 cm
Contents: Special courts. The High Priest Caiaphas v. Jesus of Nazareth ; The Crown v. Sir Thomas More ; The Rump Parliament v. King Charles I ; The Committee of Public Safety v. Georges-Jacques Danton ; The Soviet Union v. Nikolai Bukharin ; Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas ; The State of Israel v. Adolf Eichmann ; The State of Pakistan v. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ; The People's Republic of China v. The Gang of Four --
Church courts. The Court of the Inquisition v. Joan of Arc ; St. Julien Residents v. Local Weevils ; The Holy Office v. Galileo Galilei ; The Community v. Alleged Witches --
Military courts. The British Army v. Wolfe Tone ; The State of Virginia v. John Brown ; The French Army v. Alfred Dreyfus ; The Allied Nations v. Nazi Leaders ; The Allied Nations v. Hideki Tojo --
Jury Trials. Meletus v. Socrates ; The Crown v. The "Tolpuddle Martyrs" ; The Crown v. Madeleine Smith ; James McNeill Whistler v. John Ruskin ; The Crown v. Florence Maybrick ; Oscar Wilde v. The Marquess of Queensberry ; The State of Illinois v. Leopold and Loeb ; The State of Tennessee v. John T. Scopes ; The People v. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg ; The Crown v. Wilbert Coffin ; The Crown v. Penguin Books Ltd. ; The State of South Africa v. Nelson Mandela ; The U.S. Government v. Daniel Ellsberg ; The Crown v. Lindy and Michael Chamberlain ; The Attorney General v. Heinemann Publishers and Peter Wright ; The State of Mississippi v. Byron De La Beckwith.
Responsibility: Frank McLynn.

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Examines thirty-four notable trials from throughout history including those of Jesus, Joan of Arc, Adolf Eichmann, Socrates, and Nelson Mandela.

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