Recommended Books: History
Here are some of SPPIT.org’s Recommended Books on History and Historical Topics. Please note that this page is under development and we will be adding more titles over time.
Book cover, The Collapse of the Third Republic by William L. Shirer
by The Collapse Of The Third Republic: An Inquiry Into The Fall Of France In 1940 William L. Shirer
Freedom Of Speech – Free Speech
Book cover – Liberty’s First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech, by Charles Slack
by Charles Slack Liberty’s First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech
This was our
Book Of The Month in October 2017.
It is an excellent account of the U.S. federal government’s attempts to quash dissenting opinions through the Sedition Acts, federal legislation criminalizing speech or writings critical of the government, under President John Adams.
It contains many lessons for modern debates over
Freedom of Speech.
Book cover, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (50th Anniversary Edition) by William L. Shirer
by The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany William L. Shirer
Book cover, The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, by Jonathan Schneer
by Jonathan Schneer The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Book cover. The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians and Jews Under Islamic Rule In Medieval Spain, by Dario Fernandez-Morera.
by The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians and Jews Under Islamic Rule In Medieval Spain Dario Fernandez-Morera
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