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Free expression and democracy in America : a history

Author: Stephen M Feldman
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the 1798 Sedition Act to the war on terror, numerous presidents, members of Congress, Supreme Court justices, and local officials have endorsed the silencing of free expression. While efforts by governmental leaders to quiet their citizens seem inconsistent with the vital connection between democracy and free speech, this important book shows a recurring pattern in which two rival traditions in American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen M Feldman
ISBN: 9780226240664 0226240665 9780226333069 022633306X
OCLC Number: 187300459
Description: 585 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Democracy and free expression --
Republican democracy from the Revolution through the Civil War --
Free expression in the early years --
The Sedition Act controversy --
Free expression in the nineteenth century to 1865 --
Republican democracy from Reconstruction through 1920 --
Free expression, American society, and the Supreme Court --
Free expression during the World War I era --
Transition to pluralist democracy --
Pluralist democracy and judicial review --
Free expression, pluralist democracy, and the Supreme Court --
The traditions of dissent and suppression in the pluralist democratic regime --
Open questions.
Responsibility: Stephen M. Feldman.
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