Monday, May 13, 2013

L&HR 31:2 (May 2013)

Law and History Review’s 31:2 issue (May 2013) is up on the Cambridge Journals website.  Here are the articles

Protective Labor Legislation in the Courts: Substantive Due Process and Fairness in the Progressive Era, by Claudio J. Katz

Constitutional Principle, Partisan Calculation, and the Beveridge Child Labor Bill, by Logan Everett Sawyer

“Equals of the White Man”: Prosecution of Settlers for Violence Against Aboriginal Subjects of the Crown, Colonial Western Australia, by Amanda Nettelbeck

Jews or Germans? Nationality Legislation and the Restoration of Liberal Democracy in Western Europe after the Holocaust, by David Fraser and Frank Caestecker

“Our Militancy is in Our Openness”: Gay Employment Rights Activism in California and the Question of Sexual Orientation in Sex Equality Law, by Katherine Turk

Book reviews after the jump.
Ruth Mostern, “Dividing the Realm in Order to Govern”: The Spatial Organization of the Song State (960–1276 CE), reviewed by Nicolas Tackett

Ruth Mazo Karras, Unmarriages: Women, Men, and Sexual Unions in the Middle Ages, reviewed by Patricia Turning

Kristen Stilt, Islamic Law in Action: Authority, Discretion, and Everyday Experiences in Mamluk Egypt, reviewed by Clark Lombardi

Lloyd Bonfield, Devising, Dying and Dispute: Probate Litigation in Early Modern England, reviewed by Thomas P. Gallanis

Elaine Forman Crane, Witches, Wife Beaters, & Whores: Common Law and Common Folk in Early America, reviewed by Kristen Jeschke

Alison L. LaCroix, The Ideological Origins of American Federalism, reviewed by Mark D. McGarvie

Eliga H. Gould, Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire, reviewed y David E. Narrett

Michele Lise Tarter and Richard Bell, eds., Buried Lives: Incarcerated in Early America, reviewed by Taja-Nia Y. Henderson

Tilmann J. Röder, From Industrial to Legal Standardization, 1871–1914: Transnational Insurance Law and the Great San Francisco Earthquake, reviewed by Sachin S. Pandya

Mary L. Dudziak, War Time: An Idea, its History, its Consequences, reveiwed by Nicholas Evan Sarantakes