Tuesday, January 5, 2021

LHR 38:4

Law and History Review 38:4 is now online.

Bain Attwood, The Limits of the Law in Claiming Rights to Land in a Settler Colony: South Australia in the Early-to-Mid Nineteenth Century

Craig Hollander,  “The Citizen Complains”: Federal Compensation for Property Lost in the War of 1812

J.Y. Chua, The Strange Career of Gross Indecency: Race, Sex, and Law in Colonial Singapore

Luke Taylor, Speaking the Unspeakable: Buggery, Law, and Community Surveillance in New South Wales, 1788–1838

Mark Coen, “The Work of Some Irresponsible Women”: Jurors, Ghosts, and Embracery in the Irish Free State

Katherine Unterman, Trial Without Jury in Guam, USA

Joanna L. Grisinger,  “South Africa is the Mississippi of the world”: Anti-Apartheid Activism through Domestic Civil Rights Law

Lizzie Seal and Alexa Neale, Racializing Mercy: Capital Punishment and Race in Twentieth-Century England and Wales

Book Reviews 

Richard H. Helmholz, The Profession of Ecclesiastical Lawyers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. xvii, 232. $110.00 hardcover (ISBN 97811008499064).
Sarah B. White

Robin Chapman Stacey, Law and the Imagination in Medieval Wales. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. Pp. viii, 335. $89.95 hardcover (ISBN 9780812250510).
Gwen Seabourne

Niamh Howlin, Juries in Ireland: Laypersons and Law in the Long Nineteenth Century. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2017. Pp. x, 293. $74.50 hardcover (ISBN 9781846826214).
John MacMenamin

Yuko Miki, Frontiers of Citizenship: A Black and Indigenous History of Postcolonial Brazil. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Pp. 292. $99.99 hardcover (ISBN 9781108417501).
Jean Hébrard

Faiz Ahmed, Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. 448. $51.50 hardcover (ISBN 9780674971943).
Amir A. Toft

Timo Schaefer, Liberalism as Utopia: The Rise and Fall of Legal Rule in Post-Colonial Mexico, 1820-1900. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. 243. $105.00 hardcover (ISBN 9781107190733); $29.99 paper (ISBN 9781316640784); $24.00 ebook (ISBN 9781108122214)
Reuben Zahler

Andrew Ventimiglia, Copyrighting God: Ownership of the Sacred in American Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. viii + 247. $115.00 hardcover (ISBN 9781108420518); $34.99 paper (ISBN 9781108430371); $28.00 ebook (ISBN 9781108359481).
Robert Spoo

Rubén Nazario Velasco, La historia de los derrotados: americanización y romanticismo en Puerto Rico, 1898-1917. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Ediciones Laberinto, 2019. Pp. 295. $20.85 paper (ISBN 9781950414024).
Sam Erman

Joan Sangster, One Hundred Years of Struggle: The History of Women and the Vote in Canada. Vancouver and Toronto: UBC Press, 2018. Pp. 322 + vi. $27.95 CAN hardcover (ISBN 9780774835336); $22.95 CAN paper (ISBN 9780774835343); $27.95 CAN ebook (ISBN 9780774835367).
Lyndsay Campbell