How has the concept of the outlaw been formed from legal and political traditions, both from the Anglo-American perspective and from elsewhere? Presently, how does the physical or virtual outlaw serve as a form of resistance, dissent, and transgression in literature, media, and art?
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Apologies for cross posting - the latest issue of ARCHIVES is now available and contains some articles that will be of interest to legal scholars.
Robert F.W. Smith, Sir Edward Coke’s collection of knowledge: The inception of the Holkham archive
Amanda Bevan and David Foster, Shakespeare’s original will: A re-reading, and a reflection on interdisciplinary research within archives
Lesley Higgins, Spelt from Hopkins’s leaves: Considering archival ‘remains’
After over five years of exceptional service, Elizabeth Dale is stepping down as editor of the Law & History Review, which is sponsored by the American Society for Legal History and published by the Cambridge University Press. The ASLH Publications Committee invites applications for the position.
Nancy E. van Deusen. Global Indios: The Indigenous Struggle for Justice in Sixteenth-Century Spain. Narrating Native Histories Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5858-9; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5847-3.
Reviewed by Karla Luzmer Escobar Hernández (Universidad de los Andes, Max Planck Institute in European Legal History)
Published on H-Law (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil