Thursday, January 26, 2012

H-Net Review Round-up: Lincoln, Human Rights, Abortion, and more

Via H-Law, we've received word of a number of interesting H-Net reviews:

For H-CivWar, Lewie Reece (Anderson University) reviews Roger D. Billings & Frank J. Williams, eds., Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of America's Greatest President (University Press of Kentucky), and Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, & Frank J. Williams, eds., The Lincoln Assassination: Crime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book (Fordham University Press) (here).

For H-Histsex, Lori Beaman (University of Ottowa) reviews Cardell K. Jacobson & Lara Burton, eds., Modern Polygamy in the United States: Historical, Cultural, and Legal Issues (Oxford University Press) (here).

For H-Human-Rights, Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm (Florida State University) reviews Lilian A. Barria & Steven D. Roper, eds., The Development of Institutions of Human Rights: A Comparative Study (Palgrave Macmillan) (here).

For H-SHGAPE, Molly Varley reviews Jamie Q. Tallman, The Notorious Dr. Flippin: Abortion and Consequence in the Early Twentieth Century (Texas Tech University Press) (here).

For H-Africa, Filip Reyntjens (University of Antwerp) reviews Zachariah Cherian Mampilly, Rebel Rulers: Insurgent Governance and Civilian Life during War (Cornell University Press) (here).