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ASLH publishes Law & History Review through the Cambridge University Press. The journal is available online via the History Cooperative and JSTOR.

Recent Content

Author: 
Mark Masterson
Reviewer: 
Matthew Perry

Perry on Masterson, 'Man to Man: Desire, Homosociality, and Authority in Late-Roman Manhood'


Mark Masterson. Man to Man: Desire, Homosociality, and Authority in Late-Roman Manhood. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2014. 272 pp. $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1268-4; $62.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8142-7352-4; $14.95 (cd), ISBN 978-0-8142-9372-0.

Reviewed by Matthew Perry (John Jay College, CUNY)
Published on H-Law (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Symposium ANN: Race, Equality and the Law

Title: Race, Equality and the Law
Date: 2015-06-16
Description: Race, Equality and the Law -- An event to mark the 50th anniversary of the UKs first Race Relations Act.  

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in collaboration with the Jewish Council for Racial Equality

Speakers: Dr Omar Khan, Runnymede Trust; Dr Camilla Schofield, University of East Anglia; Dr Anastasia Vakulenko, University of Birmingham

Date: 16 June 2015

Author: 
Emily Blanck
Reviewer: 
Peter C. Messer

Messer on Blanck, 'Tyrannicide: Forging an American Law of Slavery in Revolutionary South Carolina and Massachusetts'


Emily Blanck. Tyrannicide: Forging an American Law of Slavery in Revolutionary South Carolina and Massachusetts. Studies in the Legal History of the South Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2014. 224 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3864-4.

Reviewed by Peter C. Messer (Mississippi State University)
Published on H-Law (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

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