Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Recent H-Net Reviews

A number of interesting books have been reviewed recently on H-Net and circulated via H-Law. Among them:

Douglas T. Stuart. Creating the National Security State: A History of the Law That Transformed America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Kimberly Jensen. Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.

Sharon Block. Rape and Sexual Power in Early America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Fay A. Yarbrough. Race and the Cherokee Nation: Sovereignty in the Nineteenth Century. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

Clara Sue Kidwell. The Choctaws in Oklahoma: From Tribe to Nation,1855-1970. American Indian Law and Policy Series. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007.

William F. Schulz, ed. The Future of Human Rights: U.S. Policy for a New Era. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

Harold Holzer, Sara Vaughn Gabbard, eds. Lincoln and Freedom:Slavery, Emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2007, and Joseph R. Fornieri, Sara Vaughn Gabbard, eds. Lincoln's America:1809-1865. Carbondale Southern Illinois University Press, 2008.

Michael Salter. Nazi War Crimes: Intelligence Agencies and Selective Legal Accountability. Abingdon: Routledge-Cavendish, 2007.

Antony E. Simpson, ed. Witnesses to the Scaffold; English Literary Figures as Observers of Public Executions: Pierce Egan, Thackeray, Dickens, Alexander Smith, G. A. Sala, Orwell. Lambertville: TrueBill Press, 2008.