Saturday, December 18, 2010

Weekend Roundup

  • "The Lawyer's Weekly" carries a story about the uncertain status of the Sissons/Morrow Carvings, "a remarkable collection of Inuit legal art" whose 27 pieces "including one very important stuffed duck" depict "some of the most important trials in Canadian and Northern legal history." Northern Legal HistoryLeft out in the Cold.

  • What did "regular people" read? Over at The Historical Society, Dan Alloso (Ph.D. candidate, University of Massachusetts, Amherst) points us toward a useful source: Frank Luther Mott's Golden Multitudes: The Story of Best Sellers in the United States (1947).