Thursday, May 26, 2022

Legal History Reviewed in the JSH

We were grateful to have our attention drawn to the many book reviews in the May 2022 issue (88:2) of the Journal of Southern History of interest to legal historians.  These include:

The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution by Lindsay M. Chervinsky
Ari Helo

Irreconcilable Founders: Spencer Roane, John Marshall, and the Nature of America's Constitutional Republic by David Johnson
J. Charles Waldrup

At the Threshold of Liberty: Women, Slavery, and Shifting Identities in Washington, D.C. by Tamika Y. Nunley
Elizabeth Wood

Jim Crow in North Carolina: The Legislative Program from 1865 to 1920 by Richard A. Paschal
Abel A. Bartley

Reconstruction Politics in a Deep South State, Alabama, 1865-1874 by William Warren Rogers Jr.
Bertis D. English

A Question of Freedom: The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War by William G. Thomas III
Alice L. Baumgartner

Forgotten Legacy: William McKinley, George Henry White, and the Struggle for Black Equality by Benjamin R. Justesen
Adam Burns

Threatening Property: Race, Class, and Campaigns to Legislate Jim Crow Neighborhoods by Elizabeth A. Herbin-Triant
Freddie L. Parker

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History by Karlos K. Hill
Ben Davidson

Alabama Justice: The Cases and Faces That Changed a Nation by Steven P. Brown
Ian J. Drake

The Movement: The African American Struggle for Civil Rights by Thomas C. Holt
Raymond Arsenault

Civil Rights in America: A History by Christopher W. Schmidt
Adam Lee Cilli