Friday, December 20, 2013

H-Law's "New Books in U.S. Constitutional/Legal History," Fall 2013 edition

Our friends at H-Law have sent out the Fall 2013 edition of New Books in U.S. Constitutional/Legal History. Timothy S. Huebner (Rhodes College) compiled and edited the list. In the coming weeks, we'll try to spotlight some items from the list that escaped our attention in previous months.
Abrams, Jeanne E.  Revolutionary Medicine:  The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health.  New York:  New York University Press, 2013.  304 pp.  (cloth, $30.00, ebook).

Anderson, Karen.  Little Rock:  Race and Resistance at Central High School.  Princeton, N.J.:  Princeton University Press, 2013.  344 pp.  Paperback ed.  (paper, $24.95, ebook).

Baker, Bruce E. and Brian Kelly.  After Slavery:  Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South.  Gainesville, Fla.:  University Press of Florida, 2013.  New Perspectives on the History of the South.  278 pp.  (cloth, $74.95).

Ball, Howard.  At Liberty to Die:  The Battle for Death with Dignity in America.  New York:  New York University Press, 2013.  224 pp.  Paperback ed.  (paper, $22.00, ebook).

Bernstein, Richard, ed.  An Expression of the American Mind:  Selected Writings of Thomas Jefferson.  London:  Folio Society, 2013.  616 pp.  (cloth, $79.95).

Blackman, Jon S.  Oklahoma’s Indian New Deal.  Norman, Okl.:  University of Oklahoma Press, 2013).  192 pp.  (cloth, $24.95).
Bodenhamer, David. J.  The Revolutionary Constitution.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2013.  296 pp.  Paperback ed.  (cloth, $29.95, paper, $24.95, ebook).

Brooks, Karl Boyd. Before Earth Day: The Origins of American Environmental Law, 1945–1970.  Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2013.  264 pp.  Paperback ed. (paper, $24.95).

Buckley, Thomas E.  Establishing Religious Freedom:  Jefferson’s Statute in Virginia.  Charlottesville, Va.:  University of Virginia Press, 2014.  376 pp.  (cloth, $39.50, ebook).

Calloway, Colin G.  Pen and Ink Witchcraft:  Treaties and Treaty Making in American Indian History.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2013.  400 pp.  (cloth, 434.95, ebook).

Chaput, Erik J.  The People’s Martyr:  Thomas Wilson Door and his 1842 Rhode Island Rebellion.  Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2013.  322 pp.  (cloth, $34.95).

Clark, Emily.  The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 279 pp. (cloth, $35.00, ebook).

Crowe, Justin.  Building the Judiciary:  Law, Courts, and the Politics of Institutional Development.  Princeton, N.J.:  Princeton University Press, 2012.  328 pp.  (cloth, $80.00, paper, $35.00, ebook).

Daniels, Maurice C.  Saving the Soul of Georgia:  Donald L. Hollowell and the Struggle for Civil Rights.  Athens, Ga.:  University of Georgia Press, 2013.  296 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, ebook).

Daniels, Roger.  Japanese American Cases:  The Rule of Law in Time of War. Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2013.  Landmark Law Cases and American Society.  232 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, paper, $17.95).

Dyer, Justin Buckley.  Slavery, Abortion, and the Politics of Constitutional Meaning.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2013.  202 pp.  (cloth, $90.00, paper, $29.99, ebook).

Ellis, Joseph.  Revolutionary Summer:  The Birth of American Independence.  New York:  Knopf, 2013.  240 pp.  (cloth, $26.95, paper, $15.95).

Ellis, Sylvia.  Freedom’s Pragmatist:  Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights.  Gainesville, Fla.:  University Press of Florida, 2013.  328 pp.  (cloth, $44.95).

Federici, Michael P.  The Political Philosophy of Alexander Hamilton. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.  The Political Philosophy of the American Founders.  291 pp. (cloth, $50.00, paper, $24.95, ebook).

Ferling, John.  Jefferson and Hamilton:  The Rivalry that Forged a Nation.  New York:  Bloomsbury Press, 2013.  436 pp.  (cloth, $30.00, paper, $19.99)

Fisher, Louis.  Presidential War Power.  Lawrence, Kan.:  University Press of Kansas, 2013.  Third ed, rev.  400 pp.  (cloth, $37.50, paper, $19.95).

Fleeger, Robert L.  Ellis Island Nation:  Immigration Policy and American Identity in the Twentieth Century.  Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.  270 pp.  (cloth, $49.95, ebook)

Freedman, Estelle.  Redefining Rape:  Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation.  Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2013.  376 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Freidman, Joel William.  Champion of Civil Rights:  John Minor Wisdom.  Baton Rouge, La.:  Louisiana State University Press, 2013.  Southern Biography.  416 pp.  Paperback ed.  (paper, $29.95).

Gerhardt, Michael J.  The Forgotten Presidents: Their Untold Constitutional Legacy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 313 pp. (cloth, $34.95, ebook).

Gerken, Christina.  Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens:  The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s.  Minneapolis, Minn.:  University of Minnesota Press, 2013.  328 pp.  (cloth, $82.50, paper, $27.50).

Hockett, Jeffrey D.  A Storm over This Court:  Law, Politics, and Supreme Court Decision Making in Brown v. Board of Education.  Charlottesville, Va.:  University of Virginia Press, 2013.  Constitutionalism and Democracy.  280 pp.  (cloth, $39.50, ebook).

Holloway, Pippa.  Living in Infamy:  Felon Disfranchisement and the History of American Citizenship.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2013.  Studies in Crime and Public Policy.  256 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, ebook).

Hulsebosch, Daniel J. and R.B. Bernstein.  Making Legal History:  Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson.  New York:  New York University Press, 2013.  325 pp.  (cloth, $45.000, ebook).

Kahn, Jeffrey.  Mrs. Shipley’s Ghost:  The Right to Travel and Terrorist Watchlists.  Ann Arbor, Mich.:  University of Michigan Press, 2013.  360 pp.  (cloth, $75.00, paper, $35.00, ebook).

Kantrowitz, Stephen.  More Than Freedom:  Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic, 1829-1889.  New York:  Penguin Press, 2013.  528 pp.  Paperback ed.  (paper, $20.00).

Katagiri, Yasuhiro.  Black Freedom, White Resistance, and Red Menace:  Civil Rights and Anticommunism in the Jim Crow South.  Baton Rouge, La.:  Louisiana State University Press, 2013.  Making the Modern South.  424 pp.  (cloth, $47.50, ebook).

Lepore, Jill.  Book of Ages:  The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin.  New York:  Knopf, 2013.  464 pp.  (cloth, $27.95, paper, $16.95, ebook).

Link, William A., David Brown, Brian Ward, and Martyn Bone, eds.  Creating Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century American South.  Gainesville, Fla.:  University Press of Florida, 2013.  312 pp.  (cloth, $74.95).

McGovern, James R.  The Anatomy of a Lynching:  The Killing of Claude Neal.  Baton Rouge, La.:  Louisiana State University Press, 2013.  192 pp.  Updated ed.  (paper, $17.95, ebook).

McCammon, Holly J.  The U.S. Women's Jury Movements and Strategic Adaptation: A More Just Verdict.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2012.  Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics.  298 pp.  (cloth, $99.00).

Magliocca, Gerard N.  American Founding Son:  John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment. New York:  New York University Press, 2013.  295 pp.  (cloth, $39.00, ebook).

Mehrotra, Ajay K.  Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.  Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society.  228 pp.  (cloth, $90.00).

Moreno, Paul D. and Johnathan O’Neill, eds., Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War.  New York:  Fordham University Press, 2013.  274 pp.  (cloth, $40.00).

Murphy, Teresa Anne.  Citizenship and the Origins of Women’s History in the United States.  Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.  Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism.  240 pp.  (cloth, $42.50, ebook).

Nackenoff, Carol and Julie Novkov, eds.  Statebuilding from the Margins:  Between Reconstruction and the New Deal.  Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.  American Governance:  Politics, Policy, and Public Law.  328 pp.  (cloth, $59.95, ebook).

Onwuachi-Willig, Angela.  According to Our Hearts:  Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family.  New Haven, Conn.:  Yale University Press, 2013.  325 pp.  (cloth, $38.00).

Parrillo, Nicholas R.  Against the Profit Motive:  The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940.  New Haven, Conn.:  Yale University Press, 2013.  584 pp.  (cloth, $125.00, paper, $55.00).

Perry, Lewis.  Civil Disobedience:  An American Tradition.  New Haven, Conn.:  Yale University Press, 2013.  434 pp.  (cloth, $35.00).

Pfeiffer, Michael.  The Roots of Rough Justice:  Origins of American Lynching.  Urbana, Ill.:  University of Illinois Press, 2014.  160 pp.  Paperback ed.  (paper, $25.00).

Radford, Gail.  The Rise of the Public Authority:  Statebuilding and Economic Development in Twentieth-Century America.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 2013.  218 pp.  (cloth, $85.00, paper, $27.50).

Ragosta, John.  Religious Freedom:  Jefferson’s Legacy, America’s Creed.  Charlottesville, Va.:  University of Virginia Press, 2013.  Jeffersonian America.  312 pp.  (cloth, $39.50, ebook).

Robbins, Karen E.  James McHenry, Forgotten Federalist.  Athens, Ga.:  University of Georgia Press, 2013.  Studies in the Legal History of the South.  336 pp.  (cloth, $34.95, ebook).

Robinson, Ruthann.  Dressing Constitutionally:  Hierarchy Sexuality, and Democracy from ouor Hairstyles to our Shoes.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2013.  266 pp.  (paper, $32.99).

Smith, Christopher E., Christina DeJong, and Michael McCall, eds.  The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice.  Lanham, Md.:  Lexington Books, 2013.  334 pp.  Paperback ed.  (paper, $43.99).

Smith, Dean C.  A Theory of Shield Laws:  Journalists, Their Sources, and Popular Constitutionalism.  El Paso, Tex.:  LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2013.  Law and Society:  Recent Scholarship.  334 pp.  (cloth, $80.00).

Smith, Stacey L.  Freedom’s Frontier:  California and the Struggle over Unfree Labor, Emancipation, and Reconstruction.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  University of North Carolina Press, 2013.  344 pp.  (cloth, $39.95, ebook).

Spellberg, Denise.  Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an:  Islam and the Founders.  New York:  Knopf, 2013.  416 pp.  (cloth, $27.95).

Stuntz, William J.  The Collapse of American Criminal Justice. Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2013.  432 pp.  Paperback ed.  (paper, $19.95).

Stevenson, Brenda.  The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins:  Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the LA Riots.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2013.  432 pp.  (cloth, $29.95, ebook).

Thompson, Peter and Peter S. Onuf, eds.  State and Citizen:  British America and the Early United States.  Charlottesville, Va.:  University of Virginia Press, 2013.  Jeffersonian America.  328 pp.  (cloth, $49.50, ebook)

Tiemeyer, Phil.  Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 2013. 288 pp. (cloth, $24.95, ebook).

Underwood, James Lowell.  Deadly Censorship:  Murder, Honor, and Freedom of the Press.  Columbia, S.C.:  University of South Carolina Press, 2013. 328 pp.  (cloth, $39.95, ebook).

Wallace, David J.  Massive Resistance and Media Suppression.  El Paso, Tex.:  LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2013.  Law and Society:  Recent Scholarship.  214 pp.  (cloth, $67.00).

White, G. Edward.  American Legal History:  A Very Short Introduction.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.  Very Short Introductions.  168 pp.  (paper, $11.95).

Wilkins, David E.  Hollow Justice:  A History of Indigenous Claims in the United States.  New Haven, Conn.:  Yale University Press, 2013.  272 pp.  (cloth, $40.00).

Wilson, Joshua.  The Street Politics of Abortion:  Speech, Violence, and America’s Culture Wars.  Stanford, Calif.:  Stanford University Press, 2013.  260 pp.  (cloth, $85.00, paper, $24.95).

Woeste, Victoria Saker.  Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech.  Palo Alto, Calif.:  Stanford University Presss, 2013.  424 pp.  Paperback ed.  (paper, $24.95).

Yellin, Eric S.  Racism in the Nation’s Service:  Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson’s America.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  University of North Carolina Press, 2013.  336 pp.  (cloth, $39.95).

Zeisberg, Mariah.  War Powers:  The Politics of Constitutional Authority.  Princeton, N.J.:  Princeton University Press, 2013.  288 pp.  (cloth, $29.95).

Zemler, Jeffrey Allen.  James Madison, the South, and the Trans-Appalachian West, 1783-1803.  Lanham, Md.:  Lexington Books, 2013.  222 pp.  (cloth, $90.00, ebook).

(This list is compiled from H-LAW reviews, publishers’ websites, and the Chronicle of Higher Education and includes titles published between summer 2013 and winter 2014.  Intended as a service to the profession, the list makes no claim to be comprehensive.  In order to ensure inclusion, authors and publishers are encouraged to submit new book information to huebner@rhodes.edu<mailto:huebner@rhodes.edu>.)

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