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The Resource The great dissent : how Oliver Wendell Holmes changed his mind-- and changed the history of free speech in America, Thomas Healy

The great dissent : how Oliver Wendell Holmes changed his mind-- and changed the history of free speech in America, Thomas Healy

Label
The great dissent : how Oliver Wendell Holmes changed his mind-- and changed the history of free speech in America
Title
The great dissent
Title remainder
how Oliver Wendell Holmes changed his mind-- and changed the history of free speech in America
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Healy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on newly discovered letters and memos, this riveting scholarly history of the conservative justice who became a free-speech advocate and established the modern understanding of the First Amendment reconstructs his journey from free-speech skeptic to First Amendment hero
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
342.7308/53
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF224.A34
LC item number
H43 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The great dissent : how Oliver Wendell Holmes changed his mind-- and changed the history of free speech in America, Thomas Healy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: an unexpected visit -- Train fever -- A smart chap -- The habit of intolerance -- Catspawned -- The old ewe and the half-bakes -- "He shoots so quickly" -- Defending sophistries -- Dangerous men -- "They know not what they do" -- The red summer -- "Workers--wake up! -- A plea for help -- "Quasi in furore" -- Adulation -- "Alone at Laski" -- Epilogue : "I simply was ignorant."
Control code
1431135
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780805094565
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012047539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1431135
  • (Sirsi) 1431135
  • (OCoLC)811597495
Label
The great dissent : how Oliver Wendell Holmes changed his mind-- and changed the history of free speech in America, Thomas Healy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: an unexpected visit -- Train fever -- A smart chap -- The habit of intolerance -- Catspawned -- The old ewe and the half-bakes -- "He shoots so quickly" -- Defending sophistries -- Dangerous men -- "They know not what they do" -- The red summer -- "Workers--wake up! -- A plea for help -- "Quasi in furore" -- Adulation -- "Alone at Laski" -- Epilogue : "I simply was ignorant."
Control code
1431135
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780805094565
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012047539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1431135
  • (Sirsi) 1431135
  • (OCoLC)811597495

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