Gryphon Editions

Search
Close this search box.
Sale!

The Affair: The Case of Alfred Dreyfus

Bredin

Original price was: $74.95.Current price is: $64.95.

Alfred Dreyfus was framed for a crime committed by someone else. The Dreyfus Affair is a sordid tale of judicial corruption at the highest levels. France was transformed, first by the wrongful conviction and later by his vindication. An understanding of the Dreyfus case is an essential antidote to complacency about our own system of justice and its potential for abuse.

In stock

SKU 14-506 Category Tags ,

Description

Alfred Dreyfus was framed for a crime committed by someone else.  It is instructive for Americans to look back less than a century to how a civilized nation, France, was able to frame – by forgeries, invented claims of confession and other false evidence – an honorable officer.  The Dreyfus Affair is a sordid tale of judicial corruption at the highest levels.  It could not have been accomplished without the active complicity of the military, the prosecution, the judiciary and others within the government.  Nor could injustice have prevailed for so long without the acquiescence of the mainstream press, many intellectuals and large elements of the populace.
Eventually, the fraud was exposed by a handful of courageous journalists, lawyers and relatives of the accused.  France was transformed, first by the wrongful conviction and later by his vindication.  An understanding of the Dreyfus case is an essential antidote to complacency about our own system of justice and its potential for abuse.

Additional information

Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 6.5 × 9.5 × 1 in

You May Also Like:

Add Personalized Bookplates

Personalized Gold-Stamped Bookplates

$10.00

What a great way to make your book collection truly YOURS!

In stock

Quantity Discount (%) Price
1 $10.00
2 20 % $8.00
3 - 4 40 % $6.00
5+ 50 % $5.00
$

Description

Beautiful Gold Foil Stamped bookplates. Perfect to go along with your gift or as a personalized addition to your library! Would you like to take it a step above with our Genuine Leather Bookplates? Make your collection truly YOURS!

Note: For orders of more than one bookplate, please ignore price calculated on this page, correct pricing will apply at checkout.