Saturday, August 7, 2010

H-Law Review Round-up

An interesting set of book reviews over the past few weeks has appeared on H-Law:

Henk F. K. van Nierop, Treason in the Northern Quarter: War, Terror, and the Rule of Law in the Dutch Revolt (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009), reviewed by Laura Lisy-Wagner, San Francisco State University.

Joe Martin Richardson and The American Missionary Association and African Americans, 1890 to the Civil Rights Movement (Tuscaloosa University of Alabama Press, 2009), reviewed by Adam Laats, Binghamton University (SUNY). Published first on H-Education (July, 2010).

Glenn McNair, Criminal Injustice: Slaves and Free Blacks in Georgia's Criminal Justice System (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009), reviewed by Vivien Miller, School of American and Canadian Studies, University of Nottingham.

Jeffrey Crouch, The Presidential Pardon Power (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2009), reviewed by Donald Rogers, Central Connecticut State University.

David Critchley, The Origin of Organized Crime in America: The New York City Mafia, 1891-1931 (New York: Routledge, 2009), reviewed by Jeffrey S. Adler, University of Florida.

R. Michael Wilson, Legal Executions in the Western Territories, 1847-1911: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming (Jefferson: Mcfarland, 2010), reviewed by Gordon Bakken, California State University, Fullerton.

Christopher K. Lamont, International Criminal Justice and the Politics of Compliance (Farnham Ashgate Pub., 2010), reviewed by Jelena Subotic, Department of Political Science, Georgia State University. First published on H-Human-Rights (July, 2010).