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War and Liberty - by Geoffrey R Stone (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 220

Genre: History

Sub-Genre: Military

Format: Paperback

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: General

Author: Geoffrey R Stone

Language: English

Street Date: April 1, 2007
TCIN: 77475114
UPC: 9780393330045
Item Number (DPCI): 247-17-6582
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Award-winning author Stone has created an in-depth examination of how constitutional rights have fared under the current president, and reveals how the government has suppressed civil liberties in times of war throughout American history.



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Winner of eight national awards for his magisterial work Perilous Times, Geoffrey R. Stone has now created a condensed, updated, and more accessible history of civil liberties in wartime. With an in-depth examination of how our constitutional rights have fared during the presidency of George W. Bush, Stone reveals how the federal government has suppressed civil liberties in times of war throughout American history. A sparkling historical narrative, War and Liberty is the perfect book for any reader who wants to understand the current national debate and assess the state of our freedoms.



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[Stone is] a constitutional scholar and...a great storyteller.--Jonathan Karl "Wall Street Journal"

One of our foremost scholars on constitutional law.--Herbert Mitgang "Los Angeles Times"
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