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: 
Davis W. Houck
Reviewer: 
Louis Anthes

Anthes on Houck, 'Rhetoric As Currency: Hoover, Roosevelt, and the Great Depression'


Davis W. Houck. Rhetoric As Currency: Hoover, Roosevelt, and the Great Depression. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001. 226 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58544-109-9.

Reviewed by Louis Anthes (Clemson University)
Published on H-Law (May, 2001)

When Dale Carnegie was President

When Dale Carnegie was President

Author: 
Muhammad Azam Chaudhury
Reviewer: 
Munis D. Faruqui

Faruqui on Chaudhury, 'Justice and Practice: Legal Ethnography of a Pakistani Punjabi Village'


Muhammad Azam Chaudhury. Justice and Practice: Legal Ethnography of a Pakistani Punjabi Village. Karachi and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. 258 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-579063-4.

Reviewed by Munis D. Faruqui (Duke University)
Published on H-Law (April, 2001)

Custom and Institution in Pakistani Village Law

Author: 
John Evangelist Walsh
Reviewer: 
Brian Dirck

Dirck on Walsh, 'Moonlight: Abraham Lincoln and the Almanac Trial'


John Evangelist Walsh. Moonlight: Abraham Lincoln and the Almanac Trial. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. 166 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-22922-1.

Reviewed by Brian Dirck (Department of History, Anderson University)
Published on H-Law (March, 2001)

Moonlighting With Abraham Lincoln

Moonlighting With Abraham Lincoln

Author: 
Harry V. Jaffa
Reviewer: 
Matthew J. Franck

Franck on Jaffa, 'A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War'


Harry V. Jaffa. A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xiv + 549 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9952-0.

Reviewed by Matthew J. Franck (Radford University)
Published on H-Law (January, 2001)

FATHER ABRAHAM AND THE CAUSE OF UNION

FATHER ABRAHAM AND THE CAUSE OF UNION

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