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The Devil on Trial: Witches, Anarchists, Atheists, Communists, andTerrorists in America's Courtrooms (Junior Library Guild Selection)

Philip Margulies, Maxine Rosaler

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ISBN 10: 061871717X / ISBN 13: 9780618717170
Published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2008
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Title: The Devil on Trial: Witches, Anarchists, ...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children

Publication Date: 2008

Book Condition:Good

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Featuring five famous trials, this book examines the way our right to a fair trial can be threatened, when people are tempted to abandon their principles in the name of safety. Trials included are the Salem Witch Trials, the Haymarket Affair Trial, the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the trial of Alger Hiss, and the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui—the latter not yet covered extensively in any book.

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“This book grew out of a belief that what is most gripping about history is the fact that it is a story of human beings in conflict,” say authors Maxine Rosaler and Phillip Marguiles. The coauthors of several books for young adults on subjects ranging from science to history, law, and warfare, Maxine Rosaler and Phillip Marguiles live in New York City.

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