In the April 2012 issue, you'll find an article by Alison Frank on "The Children of the Desert and the Laws of the Sea: Austria, Great Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and the Mediterranean Slave Trade in the Nineteenth Century." Book reviews include:
- Gary P. Leupp on Philip C. Brown, Cultivating Commons: Joint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan (University of Hawaii Press).
- Stephen Robertson on Susan J. Pearson, The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America (University of Chicago Press).
- John Dinan on Gerard N. Magliocca, The Tragedy of William Jennings Bryan: Constitutional Law and the Politics of Backlash (Yale University Press).