The Last Day, The Last Hour: The Currie Libel Trial / Edition 1

The Last Day, The Last Hour: The Currie Libel Trial / Edition 1

by Robert J. Sharpe
     
 

First published in 1988, The Last Day, the Last Hour reconstructs the events - military and legal - that led to the trial and the trial itself, one of the most sensational courtroom battles in Canadian history, involving many prominent legal, military and political figures of the 1920s.

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Overview

First published in 1988, The Last Day, the Last Hour reconstructs the events - military and legal - that led to the trial and the trial itself, one of the most sensational courtroom battles in Canadian history, involving many prominent legal, military and political figures of the 1920s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802096197
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
09/26/2009
Edition description:
With a new preface by the author
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface to the 2009, Edition xi

Preface xiii

1 Mons 3

2 Arthur Currie, the Great War, and the Canadian Corps 16

3 Sam Hughes: War of Rumours 32

4 A Case for the Defence? 54

5 To Sue or Not to Sue? 67

6 Preparing for Trial 79

7 The Trial Begins 98

8 Another Currie 117

9 Defensive Strategies 131

10 General Currie's Reply 151

11 The Generals Take the Stand 171

12 General Currie under Fire 186

13 Verdict 211

14 Appeal 227

15 Conclusion 237

Notes 247

Index 265

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