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Author Bulla, David W., 1959-

Title An Indispensable Liberty : The Fight for Free Speech in Nineteenth-Century America
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (238 pages)
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1. National Conflict and Freedom of Expression; 1. A Press Ablaze: Violent Suppression of Abolitionist Speech, Press, Petition, and Assembly; 2. "Palpable Injury": Abraham Lincoln and Press Suppression in the Civil War North; 3. Freedom of the Press in a Slave Society at War: The Confederate Congress and Others Really Did Make No Law; 4. Fight, Fold, Flip, or Flee: The Confederate Press and Enemy Occupation, 1861-65
11. Davis v. Massachusetts: Expressive Conduct and Regulated Liberty in the Nineteenth CenturyContributors; Index; Back Cover
5. Disturbing the Public Peace: Radical and Conservative Editors in the Reconstruction SouthPart 2. The Fight for Freedom of Expression; 6. The Rocky Road to Truth as a Defense: Libel Construction in the Nineteenth Century; 7. Keeping the Light under the Bushel: Laws, Mores, and Reading; 8. No Rights for the Working Man: Laboring before the First Amendment Had Force; 9. Freedom of Expression for Women: The Fight for Suffrage and Personal Liberty; 10. The National Defense Association: Liberal Protector of Free Speech
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Freedom of speech -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bekken, Jon, 1960-
Cronin, Mary M. (Mary Margaret)
Davidson, Sandra.
Dupont, Nancy McKenzie.
Hayden, Joseph
Jolliffe, Lee.
Kilmer, Paulette D., 1949-
Pribanic-Smith, Erika Jean
Van Tuyll, Debra Reddin.
ISBN 0809334739