Captain Of Innocence

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Captain of Innocence surveys the life, multiple trials, imprisonment, and eventual release of the Jewish French army officer accused of spying for the Germans.

The Dreyfus Affair profoundly affected France and the world at the turn of the twentieth century. Despite his innocence, Alfred Dreyfus, a Jew, was the victim of rampant anti-Semitism. He was found guilty of treason through the use of contrived evidence and sentenced to life imprisonment...

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Overview

Captain of Innocence surveys the life, multiple trials, imprisonment, and eventual release of the Jewish French army officer accused of spying for the Germans.

The Dreyfus Affair profoundly affected France and the world at the turn of the twentieth century. Despite his innocence, Alfred Dreyfus, a Jew, was the victim of rampant anti-Semitism. He was found guilty of treason through the use of contrived evidence and sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil's Island.

Listed in Books for the Teenage, New York Public Library and named a 1991 NCCS/CBS Notable Children's Trade Book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595156511
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/2000
  • Pages: 160
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Honor Denied 15
2 The Bordereau 22
3 A Bright Future 40
4 Cut Off from the World 49
5 J'Accuse (I Accuse) 64
6 A Network of Lies 84
7 The Horizon Brightens 101
8 Honor Restored 118
9 The Last Survivor 128
10 A Country Divided 134
Timeline 141
Third Republic Personalities During The Dreyfus Affair 145
Who's Who in The Dreyfus Affair 147
Selected Bibliography 151
Index 152
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