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

Author: 
Christopher L. Tomlins, Bruce H. Mann, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lauren Benton

Benton on Tomlins and Mann, 'The Many Legalities of Early America'

Christopher L. Tomlins, Bruce H. Mann, eds. The Many Legalities of Early America. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. Index + notes on contributors. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4964-4.

Reviewed by Lauren Benton (New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University) Published on H-Law (June, 2002)

Colonial Complexities: The Next New Legal History

Author: 
Sarah Barringer Gordon
Reviewer: 
Christopher L. Eisgruber

Eisgruber on Gordon, 'The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America'

Sarah Barringer Gordon. The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xiv + 337 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4987-3; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2661-4.

Reviewed by Christopher L. Eisgruber (Princeton University) Published on H-Law (June, 2002)

Author: 
Robert A. Caro
Reviewer: 
KC Johnson

Johnson on Caro, 'Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson'

Robert A. Caro. Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. xxiv + 1167 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-394-52836-6.

Reviewed by KC Johnson (Brooklyn College, City University of New York) Published on H-Law (June, 2002)

Lyndon Johnson and the Transformation of the Senate

Lyndon Johnson and the Transformation of the Senate

Author: 
R. Kent Newmyer
Reviewer: 
Michael A. Bellesiles

Bellesiles on Newmyer, 'John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court'

R. Kent Newmyer. John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001. xviii + 511 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2701-8.

Reviewed by Michael A. Bellesiles (The Newberry Library) Published on H-Law (May, 2002)

Making a Nation That Would Last

Making a Nation That Would Last

Author: 
R. Kent Newmyer
Reviewer: 
Christopher L. Eisgruber

Eisgruber on Newmyer, 'John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court'

R. Kent Newmyer. John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001. xviii + 511 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2701-8.

Reviewed by Christopher L. Eisgruber (Princeton University) Published on H-Law (May, 2002)

Legal History and the Problems of Jurisprudence

Legal History and the Problems of Jurisprudence

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