Welcome to the home page of H-LAW, a Humanities Social Sciences Online discussion network sponsored by the American Society for Legal History. H-LAW solicits discussion of issues relating to teaching and research in the history of all legal traditions: common-law, civil-law, and all other legal systems.

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

Recent Content

2017-2018 Lemelson Center Fellowships and Travel Grants (Apps Due: 1 Dec 2016)

Research Opportunities at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center
Apps Due: 1 December 2016

Through its fellowships and travel grants, the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation supports research projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. Projects may include (but are not limited to) historical research and documentation projects resulting in dissertations, publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, documentary films, or other multimedia products. 

Eric Nelson
Noah A. Rosenblum

Rosenblum on Nelson, 'The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding'

Eric Nelson. The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73534-7.

Reviewed by Noah A. Rosenblum (Yale University)
Published on H-Law (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles L. Zelden

Of Kingship and Counselors: The Royalist Revolution in Legal History