Karen Tani Honored With the Cromwell Book Prize
Studies in Legal History congratulates Professor Karen Tani on receiving the Cromwell Book Prize for her work, States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935-1972 (Cambridge University Press, 2016). The prize, awarded at the annual ...
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Likhovski on Tax Law and Social Norms in Mandatory Palestine and Israel
Assaf Likhovski, Professor of Law and Legal History at Tel Aviv University, was kind enough to sit down recently to discuss his recent book, Tax Law and Social Norms in Mandatory Palestine and Israel (Cambridge University Press, 2017). In this clip, he ...
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Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis
Cynthia Nicoletti. Cambridge University Press (October 2017). Available to order via Cambridge University Press or Amazon.
This book focuses on the post-Civil War treason prosecution of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, which was seen as a test ...
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Sovereignty, International Law, and the French Revolution
Edward James Kolla. Cambridge University Press, October 2017. Available via Cambridge University Press and Amazon.
The advent of the principle of popular sovereignty during the French Revolution inspired an unintended but momentous change in international ...
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An Exchange on Critical Legal Studies between Robert W. Gordon and William Nelson
Studies in Legal History (SLH) is pleased to share with our readers an exchange between Robert W. Gordon and William Nelson on critical legal studies. This exchange, of interest to legal historians, was not included in SLH’s publication of Gordon’s collected ...
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About the Book Series

This series aims to publish the highest quality work in legal history by both junior and senior scholars. Our goal is to produce monographs that take a variety of methodological and theoretical approaches, but always with respect for historical and legal change. The series is dedicated to the understanding of law as both a product of and contributor to history.

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The American Society for Legal History offers numerous benefits for scholars of legal history. The society holds annual conferences to foster intellectual development in legal history worldwide. While the organization is primarily based within the United States, its membership and its scope are international.

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About Our Editors

Get to know the ASLH Book Series Editors: Holly Brewer, Sarah Barringer (Sally) Gordon, Michael Lobban, and Reuel Schiller.

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