04 January 2019

JOURNAL: Law and History Review XXXVI (2018), No. 4 (Nov)

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In This Issue In This Issue (Gautham Rao)

The Failure of Feminism? Rape Law Reform in the Republic of Ireland, 1980–2017 (Ciara Molloy)

Déjà Vu and the Gendered Origins of the Practice of Immigration Law: The Immigrants’ Protective League, 1907–40 (Felice Batlan)

“The Reasonable (Wo)man”: Physicians, Freedom of Contract, and Women's Rights, 1870–1930 (Lauren Macivor Thompson)

The Quality of Being French versus the Quality of Being Jewish: Defining the Israelite in French Courts in Algeria and the Metropole (Simon Rabinovitch)

No-Fault Divorce Reform in the 1950s: The Lost History of the “Greatest Project” of the National Association of Women Lawyers (Laura Oren)

Space, Law, and Justice in Leibniz: Leibniz as a Theorist of Spatial Justice (Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko)

Civilizational Exceptions: Ottoman Law and Governance in Late Ottoman Palestine (Ahmad Amara)

Corporate Democracy: How Corporations Justified Their Right to Speak in 1970s Boston (Nikolas Bowie)

Using the Past and Bridging the Gap: Premodern Islamic Legal Texts in New Media (Mahmood Kooria)

In Defense of Progressive Legal Historiography In Defense of Progressive Legal Historiography (Laura Kalman)

Book reviews:
  • Matthew Lockwood, The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 404. $85.00 (ISBN: 978-0-300-21706-3)(Sara M. Butler)
  • Xavier Prévost, Jacques Cujas (1522-1590): Jurisconsulte humaniste (Travaux d'Humanisme et Renaissance, 541), Genève: Droz, 2015. Pp. xvi, 590. $122.76 paper (ISBN 978-2-600-01814-2). (Wim Decock)
  • Ditlev Tamm and Helle Vogt, eds., The Danish Medieval Laws: The Laws of Scania, Zealand and Jutland, London: Routledge, 2016. Pp. xiv, 349. $160.00 cloth (ISBN 978-1-138-95135-8); $54.95 ebook (ISBN 978-1-315-64637-4). (Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde)
  • Sergei Antonov, Bankrupts and Usurers of Imperial Russia: Debt, Property, and the Law in the Age of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016. Pp. 386. $49.95 cloth (ISBN 9780674971486) (Catherine Evtuhov)
  • John O. Haley, Law's Political Foundations: Rivers, Rifles, Rice, and Religion, Cheltenham/Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016. Pp. viii, 256. $108.00 cloth (ISBN 9781785368493) (Jaakko Husa)
  • Paul Frymer, Building an American Empire: The Era of Territorial and Political Expansion, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Pp. 312. $35.00 cloth (ISBN 9780691166056). (Emilie Connolly)
  • Amalia D. Kessler, Inventing American Exceptionalism: The Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800–1877, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. Pp. 464. $85.00 cloth (ISBN 9780300198072) (Nicholas R. Parrillo)
  • Cynthia Nicoletti, Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. 345. $99.99 cloth (ISBN 9781108415521); $29.99 paper (ISBN 9781108401531). (Jonathan W. White)
  • Laura Kalman, The Long Reach of the Sixties: LBJ, Nixon, and the Making of the Contemporary Supreme Court, New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. 488. $34.99 (ISBN-13: 978-0199958221). (Christopher W. Schmidt)
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