Thursday, October 29, 2015

LHR 33:4

Law and History Review 33:4 (November 2015) is out!  H/t: @LHR_editor


To Make All Children Equal is a Change in the Power Structures of Society: The Politics of Family Law in Twentieth Century Chile and Latin America
Nara Milanich

Binding in Conscience: Early Modern English Protestants and Spanish Thomists on Law and the Fate of the Soul
Richard J. Ross

Inexperienced Humanitarians? William Wilberforce, William Pitt, and the Execution Crisis of the 1780s
Simon Devereaux

The Internal Forum of the Later Middle Ages. A Modern Myth?
Wolfgang P. Müller

“Amphibious Power”: The Law of Wreck, Maritime Customs, and Sovereignty in Richelieu's France
Francesca Trivellato

Legal Pluralism and the English East India Company in the Straits of Malacca during the Early Nineteenth Century
Nurfadzilah Yahaya

Environmental Law and the End of the New Deal Order
Paul Sabin

Reviews (after the jump)

Lauren Benton and Richard J. Ross, eds. Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500–1850, New York: NYU Press, 2013. Pp. 336. $85.00 cloth (ISBN: 9780814771167).
Paul Schiff Berman

Saliha Belmessous, ed., Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. Pp. 288. $78.00 cloth (ISBN: 9780199794850).
Ken Coates

Lea VanderVelde, Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scot, New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. 320. $29.95 cloth (ISBN: 9780199927296).
Martha S. Jones

Michael Todd Landis, Northern Men with Southern Loyalties: The Democratic Party and the Sectional Crisis, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014. Pp. 344. $29.95 cloth (ISBN: 0801453267).
Justene Hill

Mary Dewhurst Lewis, Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1881–1938, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014. Pp. xiv + 302. $49.95 cloth (ISBN: 978-0-520-27915-5)
Nora Lafi

Mitra Sharafi, Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772–1947, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Pp. xxiii + 343. $99.00 cloth (ISBN: 978-1-107-04797-6).
Simin Patel

Herbert Hovenkamp, The Opening of American Law: Neoclassical Legal Thought, 1870–1970. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. 460. $49.95 cloth. (ISBN: 078-0-19-933130-7).
William M. Wiecek

Sophia Z. Lee, The Workplace Constitution from the New Deal to the New Right, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Pp. 401. $85.00 cloth (ISBN: 1107038723).
Deborah Dinner

Renee C. Romano, Racial Reckoning: Prosecuting America's Civil Rights Murders, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. 280. $35.00 cloth (ISBN: 9780674050426).
Alfred L. Brophy

Kate Miles, The Origins of International Investment Law: Empire, Environment and the Safeguarding of Capital, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Pp. 464. $125.00 cloth (ISBN: 9781107039391).
Jason Yackee