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Anne W. Gulick
Babacar M'Baye

M'Baye on Gulick, 'Literature, Law, and Rhetorical Performance in the Anticolonial Atlantic'

Anne W. Gulick. Literature, Law, and Rhetorical Performance in the Anticolonial Atlantic. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2016. xi + 258 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1302-5; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8142-5213-0.

Reviewed by Babacar M'Baye (Kent State University) Published on H-Law (October, 2018) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York)

CFP : "Uses of the Judiciary in the Americas" - Institut des Amériques, Paris

Dear all,

We are seeking proposals for a session titled "Uses of the Judiciary in the Americas". It is part of the Institute for the Americas Conference which will be held in October 2019 in Paris. The proposal are to be sent to the conference before the 15th of October 2018. 

Call for Contributors

Hello all! This is a general call for contributors and columnists for the Cato Institute’s Libertarianism.org, where I am the Editor for History. We are accepting contributions on a wide range of subjects touching the history of classical liberalism and radical libertarianism, from straightforward political and intellectual history to individualist cultural and social history. We place no limitations on time period or geographical location, though we do have a particular interest in expanding our coverage of non-western history.