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Published: 28 February 2020

408 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197509197

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The Revolution in Freedoms of Press and Speech

From Blackstone to the First Amendment and Fox's Libel Act

Wendell Bird

  • Proposes a radical reinterpretation of the history of freedoms of press and speech in England and in America
  • Provides a thoroughly documented history of the press and speech provisions of the First Amendment
  • Proffers a description of the major cases through the 17th and 18th centuries in the history of freedoms of press and speech

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