Tuesday, August 4, 2015

LHR 33:3

Here’s the TOC for Law and History Review 33:3 (August 2015):

Legacies of British Colonial Violence: Viewing Kenyan Detention Camps through the Hanslope Disclosure, by Aoife Duffy

A “Manifest Violation” of the Rights of Englishmen: Rights Talk and the Law of Property in Early Eighteenth-Century Jamaica, by Lee B. Wilson

Olmsted's Police, by David Thacher

“Beyond the Pale of Mercy”: Victorian Penal Culture, Police Court Missionaries, and the Origins of Probation in England, by Sascha Auerbach

“The Peculiar Anomaly”: Same-Sex Infidelity in Postwar Divorce Courts, by Alison Lefkovitz

Marrying “Well”: Debating Consanguinity, Matrimonial Law, and Brazilian Legal Medicine, 1890–1930, by Okezi Otovo

Helen Lacey, The Royal Pardon: Access to Mercy in Fourteenth-Century England, Woodbridge: York Medieval Press / Boydell & Brewer Ltd., 2009. Pp. 260. $95.00 (ISBN 978-1-903153-28-4), reviewed by David J. Seipp

David F. Allmendinger, Nat Turner and the Rising in Southampton County, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. Pp. xi + 401.  49.95 ebook (ISBN 9781421414805), reviewed by Christopher Tomlins

John W. Compton, The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. 261. $45.00 (ISBN 9780674726796), reviewed by Kyle G. Volk

David Brion Davis, The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. Pp. xii + 422.  16.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-307-38989-5); $12.99 ebook (ISBN 978-0-385-35165-2), reviewed by R. B. Bernstein

Gerard Magliocca, American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment, New York: NYU Press, 2013. Pp. 304. $39:00 cloth (ISBN: 9780814761458), reviewed by Rebecca E. Zietlow

Stuart Banner, The Baseball Trust, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xv + 283. $29.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0199930296); Nathaniel Grow, Baseball on Trial: The Origin of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014. Pp. ix + 282. $35.00 paper (ISBN 978-0252079757), reviewed by Christopher W. Schmidt

Philip Hamburger, Is Administrative Law Unlawful? Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. Pp. 648. $55.00 cloth (ISBN 9780226116594), reviewed by David E. Bernstein

Mark Edwin Miller, Claiming Tribal Identity: The Five Tribes and the Politics of Federal Acknowledgment, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. Pp. 490. $29.95 paper (ISBN-10: 0806143789), reviewed by William Boulware

Jean-Christian Vinel, The Employee: A Political History, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. Pp. 304. $40.85 cloth (ISBN:10-0812245245), reviewed by Deborah Malamud

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