Monday, November 28, 2011

New Books in U.S. Constitutional/Legal History

Via H-Law, we have the latest edition of New Books in U.S. Constitutional/Legal History, compiled by Timothy S. Huebner (Rhodes College).  The list includes titles published between summer and fall 2011.  Here it is:
Bailey, Michael A. and Forrest Maltzman.  The Constrained Court:  Law, Politics, and the Decisions Justices Make.  Princeton, N.J.:  Princeton University Press, 2011.  217 pp.  (cloth, $75.00, paper, $26.95).
Baum, Howell S.  Brown in Baltimore:  School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism.  Ithaca, N.Y.:  Cornell University Press, 2010.  (cloth, $75.00, paper, $24.95).

Berkowitz, Daniel and Karen B. Clay.  The Evolution of a Nation:  How Geography and Law Shaped the American States.  Princeton, N.J.:  Princeton University Press, 2011.  240 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, ebook, $34.95).

Brookhiser, Richard.  James Madison.  New York:  Basic Books, 2011.  287 pp.  (cloth, $26.99).

Crane, Elaine Forman.  Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores:  Common Law and Common Folk in Early America.  Ithaca, N.Y.:  Cornell University Press, 2011.  (cloth, $35.00).

Dale, Elizabeth.  Chicago’s Trunk Murder:  Law and Justice at the Turn of the Century.  DeKalb, Ill.:  Northern Illinois University Press, 2011.  188 pp.  (cloth, $32.00).

Davis, Hugh.  “We Will Be Satisfied with Nothing Less”:  The African American Struggle for Equal Rights in the North during Reconstruction.  Ithaca, N.Y.:  Cornell University Press, 2011.  (cloth, $45.00).

Emanuel, Anne.  Elbert Parr Tuttle:  Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution.  Athens, Ga.:  University of Georgia Press, 2011.  Studies in the Legal History of the South.  424 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, ebook, $34.95).

Feimster, Crystal.  Southern Horrors:  Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2011.  Paperback ed.  336 pp.  (paper, $19.95).

Graham, D. Kurt.  To Bring Law Home:  The Federal Judiciary in Early National Rhode Island.  DeKalb, Ill.:  Northern Illinois University Press, 2010.  194 pp.  (cloth, $32.00).

Grossberg, Michael and Christopher Tomlins, eds.  The Cambridge History of Law in America.  3 vols.  (New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2011).  Paperback ed.  (paper, $150.00).

Grossman, Joanna L. and Lawrence M. Friedman, Inside the Castle:  Law and the Family in 20th Century America.  Princeton, N.J.:  Princeton University Press, 2011.  448 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Hall, Kermit L. and Melvin I. Urofsky.  New York Times v. Sullivan:  Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press.   Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2011.  Landmark Law Cases and American Society.  232 pp.  (cloth $34.95, paper $17.95).

Hogue, James K.  Uncivil War:  Five New Orleans Street Battles and the Rise and Fall of Radical Reconstruction.  Baton Rouge, La.:  Louisiana State University Press, 2011.  Paperback ed.  248 pp.  (paper, $23.00).

Jacobs, James B. and Kerry T. Cooperman, Breaking the Devil’s Pact:  the Battle to Free the Teamsters from the Mob.  New York:  New York University Press, 2011.  310 pp.  (cloth, $29.95).

Leonard, Elizabeth D.  Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally:  Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  University of North Carolina Press, 2011.  432 pp.  (cloth, $40.00).

McMahon, Kevin J.  Nixon’s Court:  His Challenge to Judicial Liberalism and its Political Consequences.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 2011.  336 pp.  (cloth, $33.95).

Mannino, Edward F.  Shaping America:  The Supreme Court and American Society.  Columbia, S.C.:  University of South Carolina Press, 2011.  328 pp.  (cloth, $44.95).

Margolies, Daniel S.  Spaces of Law in American Foreign Relations:  Extradition and Extraterritoriality in the Borderlands and Beyond, 1877-1898.  Athens, Ga.:  University of Georgia Press, 2011.  378 pp.  (cloth, $69.95).

Martelle, Scott.  The Fear Within:  Spies, Commies, and American Democracy on Trial.  New Brunswick, N.J.:  Rutgers University Press, 2011.  256 pp. (cloth, $26.95).

Muhammad, Khalil Gibran.  The Condemnation of Blackness:  Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2011.  Paperback ed.  392 pp.  (paper, $18.95).

Myers, Barton.  Executing Daniel Bright:  Race, Loyalty, and Violence in a Coastal Carolina Community, 1861-1865.  Baton Rouge, La.:  Louisiana State University Press, 2011.  Conflicting Worlds:  New Dimensions of the American Civil War.  Paperback ed.  216 pp.  (paper, $18.95).

Newman, Richard and James Mueller, eds.  Antislavery and Abolition in Philadelphia:  Emancipation and the Long Struggle for Racial Justice in the City of Brotherly Love.  Baton Rouge, La.:  Louisiana State University Press, 2011.  Antislavery, Abolition, and the Atlantic World.  288 pp.  (cloth, $39.95).

Nunns, Stephen.  Acting Up:  Free Speech, Pragmatism, and American Performance in the Late Twentieth Century.  El Paso, Tex.:  LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2011.  Law and Society:  Recent Scholarship.  292 pp.  (cloth, $80.00).

O’Brien, David M.  Congress Shall Make No Law:  The First Amendment, Unprotected Expression, and the Supreme Court.  Lanham, Md.:  Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.  150 pp.  (cloth, $29.95, ebook, $28.99).

Ramey, R. Chase.  Student First Amendment Speech and Expression Rights:  Armbands to Bong Hits.  El Paso, Tex.:  LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2011.  Law and Society:  Recent Scholarship 180 pp.  (cloth, $65.00).

Schafer, Judith Kelleher.  Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women:  Illegal Sex in Antebellum New Orleans.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 2011.  Paperback ed.  248 pp.  (paper, $19.95).

Sharfstein, Daniel J.  The Invisible Line:  Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White.  New York:  Penguin Press, 2011.  (cloth, $27.95, ebook, $14.99).

Sharpe, Robert J.  The Lazier Murder:  Prince Edward County, 1884.  Toronto:  University of Toronto Press, 2011.  192 pp.  (cloth, $50.00).

Sitkoff, Harvard.  Toward Freedom Land:  The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America.  Lexington, Ken.:  University Press of Kentucky, 2010.  232 pp.  (cloth, $50.00, ebook, $50.00).

Stuntz, William J.  The Collapse of American Criminal Justice.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2011.  432 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Tanehaus, David S.  The Constitutional Rights of Children:  In re Gault and Juvenile Justice.  Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2011.  Landmark Law Cases and American Society.  176 pp.  (cloth, $29.95, paper, $16.95).
 
Thomas, Karen Kruse.  Deluxe Jim Crow:  Civil Rights and American Health Policy, 1935-1954.  Athens, Ga.:  University of Georgia Press, 2011.  328 pp.  (cloth, $69.95, paper, $24.95).

Unger, Harlow Giles.  Lion of Liberty:  Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Da Capo Press, 2011.  (cloth, $17.50, paper, $11.90)

Waldrep, Christopher.  Jury Discrimination:  The Supreme Court, Public Opinion, and a Grassroots Fight for Racial Equality in Mississippi.  Athens, Ga.:  University of Georgia Press, 2010.  Studies in the Legal History of the South.  Paperback ed.  328 pp.  (paper, $24.95, ebook, $24.95).

Waldrep, Christopher and Donald G. Nieman, eds., Local Matters:  Race, Crime, and Justice in the Nineteenth-Century South.  Athens, Ga.:  University of Georgia Press, 2011.  Studies in the Legal History of the South.  Paperback ed.  264 pp.  (paper, $24.95, ebook, $24.95).

Wang, Xi.  The Trial of Democracy:  Black Suffrage and Northern Republicans, 1860-1910.  Athens, Ga.:  University of Georgia Press, 2012.  Studies in the Legal History of the South.  Paperback ed.  480 pp.  (paper, $26.95, ebook, $26.95).

White, Jonathan W.  Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War:  The Trials of John Merryman.  Baton Rouge, La.:  Louisiana State University Press, 2011.  224 pp.  Conflicting Worlds:  New Dimensions of the American Civil War.  (cloth, $49.95, paper, $18.95).

Wood, Gordon.  The Idea of America:  Reflections on the Birth of the United States.  New York:  Penguin Press, 2011.  385 pp.  (cloth, $29.95, ebook, $14.95).

(This list is compiled from H-LAW reviews, publishers’ websites, Amazon.com, and the Chronicle of Higher Education.  The list includes titles published between summer and fall 2011.  Authors are encouraged to submit information on forthcoming books to Tim Huebner.)

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