Tuesday, March 6, 2018

LHR 36:1

Law and History Review 36:1 (February 2018)  is now available on Cambridge Core.

In This Issue
Gautham Rao

Affective Debts: Manumission by Grace and the Making of Gradual Emancipation Laws in Cuba, 1817–68
Adriana Chira

Russian Capitalism on Trial: The Case of the Jacks of Hearts
Sergei Antonov

Law, Custom, and Social Norms: Civil Adjudications in Qing and Republican China
Xiaoqun Xu

Beneath Sovereignty: Extraterritoriality and Imperial Internationalism in Nineteenth-Century Egypt
David Todd

“On the other hand the accused is a woman…”: Women and the Death Penalty in Post-Independence Ireland
Lynsey Black

New Takes on Jim Crow: A Review of Recent Scholarship
Anders Walker

Book Reviews
Steve Pincus , The Heart of the Declaration: The Founders’ Case for an Activist Government, New Haven, London: Yale University Press, 2016.  Reviewed by Claire Priest

Wendell Bird , Press and Speech under Assault: The Early Supreme Court Justices, the Sedition Act of 1798, and the Campaign Against Dissent, New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Reviewed by Britt P. Tevis

Alfred L. Brophy , University, Court, and Slave: Pro-Slavery Thought in Southern Colleges and Courts and the Coming of the Civil War, New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Reviewed byJohn W. Wertheimer

James T. Kloppenberg , Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought, New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Reviewed by R. B. Bernstein

Nicholas L. Syrett , American Child Bride. A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States, Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2016. Reviewed by Geraldine Gudefin

A. Naomi Paik , Rightlessness: Testimony and Legal Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. Reviewed by Torrie Hester

Jefferson Decker , The Other Rights Revolution: Conservative Lawyers and the Remaking of American Government, New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Reviewed by Ann Southworth

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