Wednesday, June 6, 2012

New Books in U.S. Constitutional/Legal History: Spring 2012 Edition

H-Law has released the Spring 2012 Edition of New Books in U.S. Constitutional/Legal History. Timothy S. Huebner (Rhodes College) compiled this very helpful list.
Adler, Jean.  The Affair of the Veiled Murderess: An Antebellum Scandal and Mystery. <http://www.sunypress.edu/p-5142-the-affair-of-the-veiled-murder.aspx> Albany: State University of New York Press <http://www.sunypress.edu/l-32-review-copies-publicity-inquiries.aspx>, 2011.  313 pp.  (cloth, $24.95, ebook).
Baker, H. Robert.  Prigg v. Pennsylvania:  Slavery, the Supreme Court, and the Ambivalent Constitution <http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/newbytitle.html>.  Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2012.  Landmark Law Cases and American Society.  216 pp.  (cloth $34.95, paper, $16.95).

Bates, Denise E.  The Other Movement:  Indian Rights and Civil Rights in the Deep South<http://www.uapress.ua.edu/product/Other-Movement,5265.aspx>.  Tuscaloosa, Ala.:  University of Alabama Press, 2012.  280 pp.  (cloth, $35.95, ebook).

Bessler, John D.  Cruel and Unusual:  The American Death Penalty and the Founders’ Eight Amendment <http://www.upne.com/1555537166.html>.  Boston:  Northeastern University Press, 2012.  464 pp.  (cloth, $39.95, ebook).

Billias, George Athan.  American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World <http://nyupress.org/books/book-details.aspx?bookid=3049>, 1776-1989:  A Global Perspective.  New York:  New York University Press, 2011.  560 pp.   paperback ed. (paper, $28.00).

Blair, William A. and Karen Fisher Younger.  Lincoln’s Proclamation:  Emancipation Reconsidered <http://uncpress.unc.edu/books/T-8839.html>.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  University of North Carolina Press, 2012.  248 pp.  paperback ed.  (cloth, $32.00, paper, $21.95).

Bodenhamer, David J.  The Revolutionary Constitution <http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/HistoryAmerican/ColonialRevolutionary/?view=usa&ci=9780195378337>.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2012.  288 pp.  (cloth, $29.95).

Braukman, Stacy.  Communists and Perverts Under the Palms:  The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965<http://www.upf.com/book.asp?id=BRAUK001>.  Gainesville, Fla.:  University Press of Florida, 2012.  250 pp.  (cloth, $69.95).

Broadwater, Jeff.  James Madison:  A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation<http://uncpress.unc.edu/books/T-8820.html>.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  University of North Carolina Press, 2012.  296 pp.  (cloth, $30.00).

Carpenter, Dale.  Flagrant Conduct:  The Story of Lawrence v. Texas :  How a Bedroom Arrest Decriminalized Gay Americans<http://books.wwnorton.com/books/detail.aspx?ID=20515>.  New York:  W.W. Norton & Company, 2012.  345 pp.  (cloth, $29.95).

Cottrol, Robert J.  The Long, Lingering Shadow:  Slavery, Race, and Law in the American Hemisphere.  Athens, Ga.:  University of Georgia Press, 2012.  Studies in the Legal History of the South.  360 pp.  (cloth, $69.95, paper, $24.95).

Crouch, Barry A.  and Donaly E. Brice, The Governor’s Hounds:  The Texas State Police, 1870-1873 <http://www.utexas.edu/utpress/books/crogov.html>.  Austin, Tex.: University of Texas Press, 2012.   312 pp.  (cloth, $40.20).


Crowe, Justin.  Building the Judiciary:  Law, Courts, and the Politics of Institutional Development. <http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9753.html>  Princeton, N.J.:  Princeton University Press, 2012.  328 pp.  (cloth, $80.00, paper, $35.00).

Curtis, Christopher Michael.  Jefferson’s Freeholders and the Politics of Ownership in the Old Dominion <http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item6648593/?site_locale=en_US>.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2012.  272 pp.  (cloth, $90.00).

Dale, Elizabeth.  Criminal Justice in the United States, 1789-1939 <http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item6469816/Criminal%20Justice%20in%20the%20United%20States,%201789%E2%80%931939/?site_locale=en_US>.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2011.  184 pp.  (paper, $23.99).

Decherney, Peter.  Hollywood’s Copyright Wars:  From Edison to the Internet <http://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-231-15946-3/hollywoods-copyright-wars>.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2012.  304 pp.  (cloth, $34.50).

Deslippe, Dennis.  Protesting Affirmative Action:  The Struggle over Equality after the Civil Rights Revolution <http://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/ecom/MasterServlet/GetItemDetailsHandler?iN=9781421403588&qty=1&source=2&viewMode=3&loggedIN=false&JavaScript=y>.  Baltimore, Md.:  Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.   296 pp.  (cloth, $55.00).

DeWitt, Petra.  Degrees of Allegiance:  Harassment and Loyalty in Missouri’s German-American Community during World War I <http://www.ohioswallow.com/book/Degrees+of+Allegiance>.  Athens, Ohio:  Ohio University Press, 2012.  Law, Society, and Politics in the Midwest.  284 pp.  (cloth, $39.96).

Dorsen, David M.  Henry Friendly:  Greatest Judge of His Era <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=31787>.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2012.  498 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Dudziak, Mary.  War Time:  An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences <http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Law/?view=usa&ci=9780199775231>.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2012.  (cloth, $24.95).

Elkind, Sarah S.  How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy:  Business, Power, and the Environment in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles <http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=2206>.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  University of North Carolina Press, 2011.  288 pp.  (cloth, $45.00).

Finkelman, Paul and Donald R. Kennon, eds.  Congress and the Crisis of the 1850s <http://www.ohioswallow.com/book/Congress+and+the+Crisis++of+the+1850s>.  Athens, Ohio:  Ohio University Press, 2012.  264 pp.  (cloth, $39.96).

Fletcher, Matthew L. M.  The Eagle Returns:  The Legal History of the Grant Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians <http://msupress.msu.edu/bookTemplate.php?bookID=4260>.  East Lansing, Mich.:  Michigan State University Press, 2012.  257 pp.  (cloth, $29.95).

Fliter, John A. and Derek S. Hoff.  Fighting Foreclosure:  The Blaisdell Case, the Contract Clause, and the Great Depression <http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/newbytitle.html>.  Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2012.  Landmark Law Cases and American Society.  224 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, paper, $17.95).

Frazer, Gregg L.  Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders:  Reason, Revelation, Revolution <http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/newbytitle.html>.  Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2012.  Landmark Law Cases and American Society.  296 pp.  (cloth, $34.95).

Gerber, Scott Douglas.  A Distinct Judicial Power:  The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1607-1787 <http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Law/ConstitutionalLaw/?view=usa&ci=9780199765874>.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2011.  (cloth, $95.00).

Green, Steven K.  The Bible, the School, and the Constitution:  The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine <http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/HistoryAmerican/?view=usa&ci=9780199827909>.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2012.  294 pp.  (cloth, $29.95).

Greenberg, Ivan.  Surveillance in America:  Critical Analysis of the FBI, 1920s to the Present. <https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780739172476>  398 pp.  Landham, Md.:  Lexington Books, 2012. 398 pp.  (cloth, $80.00).

Greenhouse, Linda.  The U.S. Supreme Court:  A Very Short Introduction.<http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Law/ConstitutionalLaw/?view=usa&ci=9780199754540>  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2012. (paper, $11.95)

Hartog, Hendrik.  Someday All This Will Be Yours:  A History of Inheritance and Old Age <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=31257>.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2012.  353 pp.  (cloth, $29.95).

Haefeli, Evan.  New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty <http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/14980.html>.  Philadelphia, Penn.:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.  Early American Studies.  384 pp.  (cloth, $45.00).

Holzer, Harold.  Emancipating Lincoln:  The Proclamation in Tex, Context, and Memory <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=31783&content=book>.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2012.  213 pp.  (cloth, $24.95).

Hull, N.E.H.  The Woman Who Dared to Vote:  The Trial of Susan B. Anthony <http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/printbytitle.html>.  Lawrence, Kan.:
University Press of Kansas, 2012.  Landmark Law Cases and American Society.  232 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, paper, $17.95).

Hull Hoffer, Williamjames.  Plessy v. Ferguson:  Race and Inequality in Jim Crow America <http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/newbytitle.html>.  Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2012.  Landmark Law Cases and American Society.  224 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, paper, $17.95).

Jardim, Tomaz.  The Mauthausen Trial:  American Military Justice. <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=31283>  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2012.  276 pp.  (cloth, $29.95).

Joens, David A.  From Slave to State Legislator:  John W.E. Thomas, Illinois’ First African American Lawmker <http://www.siupress.com/product/From-Slave-to-State-Legislator,5719.aspx>.  Carbondale, Ill.:  Southern Illinois University Press, 2012.  304 pp.  (cloth, $34.95).

Kaczorowski, Robert J.  Fordham University School of Law:  A History <http://fordhampress.com/detail.html?session=e4b35e56134312ed50819aae5ee5a2e1&cat=1&id=9780823239559>.  New York:  Fordham University Press, 2012.  336 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

King, Anthony.  The Founding Fathers v. the People:  Paradoxes of American Democracy <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=31254>.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2012.  242 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Kretsedemas, Philip.  The Immigration Crucible:  Transforming Race, Nation, and the Limits of the Law <http://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-231-15760-5/the-immigration-crucible>.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 2012.  213 pp.  (cloth, $84.50, paper, $27.50).

LaCroix, Alison.  The Ideological Origins of American Federalism <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=29747>.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2011.  320 pp.  (cloth, $35.00, paper, $22.50).

Lendler, Marc.  Gitlow v. New York:  Every Idea an Incitement <http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/printbytitle.html>.  Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2012.  Landmark Law Cases and American Society.  184 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, paper, $17.95).

Lentz-Smith, Adriane.  Freedom Struggles: African Americans and World War I. <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=29056>  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2012.  288 pp.  paperback ed.  (cloth, $37.00, paper, $22.50).

Luff, Jennifer.  Commonsense Anticommunism:  Labor and Civil Liberties between the World Wars <http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=2781>.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  University of North Carolina Press, 2012.  272 pp.  (cloth, $39.95).

Lukens, Patrick D.  A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights:  FDR and the Controversy over Whiteness <http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/Books/bid2344.htm>.  Tucson, Ariz.:  University of Arizona Press, 2012.  256 pp.  (cloth, $50.00).

Lyon, Cherstin M.  Persons and Patriots:  Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory <http://www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/2066_reg.html>.  Philadelphia, Pa.:  Temple University Press, 2012.  256 pp.  (cloth, $84.50, paper, $30.95, ebook).

Mack, Kenneth W.  Representing the Race:  The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=31765>.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2012.  330 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Magliocca, Gerard N.  The Tragedy of William Jennings Bryan:  Constitutional Law and the Politics of Backlash <http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300153149>.  New Haven, Conn.:  Yale University Press, 2011.  248 pp.  (cloth, $40.00).

Mashaw, Jerry L.  Creating the Administrative Constitution:  the Lost One Hundred Years of Administrative Law <http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300172300>.  New Haven, Conn.:  Yale University Press, 2012.  448 pp.  (cloth, $75.00).

McDermott, Stacy Pratt.  The Jury in Lincoln’s America <http://www.ohioswallow.com/book/The+Jury+in+Lincoln%E2%80%99s+America>.  Athens, Ohio:  Ohio University Press, 2012.  Law, Society, and Politics in the Midwest.  272 pp.  (cloth, $43.96).

Meyerson, Michael I.  Endowed by Our Creator:  The Birth of Religious Freedom in America <http://yalepress.yale.edu/reviews.asp?isbn=9780300166323>.  New Haven, Conn.:  Yale University Press, 2012.  320 pp.  (cloth, $32.50).

Michelmore, Molly C.  Tax and Spend:  The Welfare State, Tax Politics, and the Limits of American Liberalism <http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/14989.html>.  Philadelphia, Penn.:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.  Politics and Culture in Modern America.  248 pp.  (cloth, $39.95).

Neely, Mark E. Jr.  Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation:  Constitutional Conflict in the American Civil War <http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=2196>.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  University of North Carolina Press, 2011.  408 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Olivas, Michael A.  No Undocumented Child Left Behind:  Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren <http://nyupress.org/books/book-details.aspx?bookid=8271>.  New York:  New York University Press, 2012.   208 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Pascoe, Peggy.  What Comes Naturally:  Miscegenation Law and the Making of Race in America <http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Law/FamilyandChildLaw/?view=usa&ci=9780195094633>.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2012.  416 pp.  paperback ed.  (cloth, $34.95, paper, $24.95).

Raphael, Ralph.  Mr. President:  How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive <http://www.amazon.com/Mr-President-Founders-Created-Executive/dp/0307595277>.  New York:  Knopf, 2012.  336 pp.  (cloth, $19.40).

Reilly, Elizabeth, ed.  Infinite Hope and Finite Disappointment:  The Story of the First Interpreters of the Fourteenth Amendment <http://www.uakron.edu/uapress/browse-books/book-details/index.dot?id=1730638>.  Akron, Ohio:  University of Akron Press, 2012.  125 pp.  (cloth, $22.95).

Rose, Mark H. and Raymond A. Mohl.  Interstate:  Highway Politics and Policy Since 1939 <http://www.amazon.com/Interstate-Highway-Politics-Policy-Since/dp/1572337257>., 3rd
ed.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  University of Tennessee Press, 2012.  208 pp.  (paper, $24.95).

Roth, Randolph.  American Homicide <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=29440>.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2012.  672 pp.  (cloth, $47.50, paper, $22.50).

Schafer, Axel. R.  Piety and Public Funding:  Evangelicals and the State in Modern America <http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/14996.html>.  Philadelphia, Penn.:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.  Politics and Culture in Modern America.  288 pp.  (cloth, $45.00).

Shugerman, Jed Handelsman.  The People’s Courts:  Pursuing Judicial Independence in America <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=31268>.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2012.  381 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Stone, Amy.  Gay Rights at the Ballot Box <http://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/gay-rights-at-the-ballot-box?searchterm=Gay+Rights+at+the+Ballot+Box>.  Minneapolis, Minn.:  University of Minnesota Press, 2012.  272 pp.  (cloth, $67.50, paper, $22.50).

Stout, Lee.  A Matter of Simple Justice:  The Untold Story of Barbara Hackman Franklin and a Few Good Women <http://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-983-94780-6.html>.  College Station, Pa.:  Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012.  232 pp.  (cloth, $24.95).

Temkin, Moshik.  The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair:  America on Trial <http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300177855>.  New Haven, Conn.:  Yale University Press, 2011.  Paperback ed., 344 pp.  (cloth, $35.00, paper, $25.00).

Titus, Jill Ogline.  Brown’s Battleground:  Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia <http://www.uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=2588>.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  University of North Carolina Press, 2012.  279 pp.  (cloth, $34.95).

Tsesis, Alexander.  For Liberty and Equality:  The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence. <http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/HistoryAmerican/%7E%7E/dmlldz11c2EmY2k9OTc4MDE5NTM3OTY5Mw==>  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2012.  (cloth, $29.95).

Walker, Samuel.  Presidents and Civil Liberties from Wilson to Obama:  A Story of Poor Custodians <http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item6644413/?site_locale=en_US>.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2012.  548 pp.  (cloth, $115.00).

White, G. Edward.  Law in American History, vol. 1:  From the Colonial Years Through the Civil War <http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Law/LegalHistory/?view=usa&ci=9780195102475>.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2012.  672 pp.  (cloth, $39.95).

(This list is compiled from H-LAW reviews, publishers’ websites, Amazon.com and the Chronicle of Higher Education.  The list includes titles published between winter and spring 2011-2012.  Authors and publishers are encouraged to submit information on forthcoming books to Huebner@rhodes.edu)

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