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Famous political trials

David, Andrew

Famous political trials

by David, Andrew

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Trials (Political crimes and offenses),
  • Civil rights.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses eight historically important, politically-related court cases in which an individual faced an authority, such as a government or church, which misused the courts in attempting to establish its power over the individual.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAndrew David ; introd. by Dan Cohen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK543.P6 D38 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4413213M
    ISBN 10082251429X
    LC Control Number79016923
    OCLC/WorldCa5171107

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