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Recent Content

Author: 
Asa McKercher
Reviewer: 
Michael Chiarello

Chiarello on McKercher, 'Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era'

Asa McKercher. Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 312 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-060505-6.

Reviewed by Michael Chiarello (Carleton University) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2017) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

William Nelson Cromwell Foundation research grants

In 2017, the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation will make available a number of $5,000 fellowship awards to support research and writing in American legal history by early-career scholars. Early career generally includes those researching or writing a PhD dissertation (or equivalent project) and recent recipients of a graduate degree working on their first major monograph or research project. The number of awards made is at the discretion of the Foundation. In the past several years, the trustees of the Foundation have made five to nine awards. 

Author: 
Dennis Hale
Reviewer: 
Hiroshi Fukurai

Fukurai on Hale, 'The Jury in America: Triumph and Decline'

Dennis Hale. The Jury in America: Triumph and Decline. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. 478 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2200-9.

Reviewed by Hiroshi Fukurai (University of California, Santa Cruz) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2017) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Author: 
Daryl A. Carter
Reviewer: 
David Welky

Welky on Carter, 'Brother Bill: President Clinton and the Politics of Race and Class'

Daryl A. Carter. Brother Bill: President Clinton and the Politics of Race and Class. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2016. 300 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68226-002-9; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55728-699-4.

Reviewed by David Welky (University of Central Arkansas) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2017) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

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