Richard A. Posner. An Affair of State: The Investigation, Impeachment, and Trial of President Clinton. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999. xii + 276 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00080-3.Jeffrey Toobin. A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President. New York: Random House, 1999. 422 pp.
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Anthony F.C. Wallace. Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans. Cambridge, Mass., and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1999. ix + 394 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00066-7.
Reviewed by Peter S. Onuf (Department of History, University of Virginia) Published on H-Law (May, 2000)
MANIFEST DESTINY AND MORAL RESPONSIBILITY
Laleh Bakhtiar. Encyclopedia of Islamic Law: A Compendium of the Major Schools. Chicago: Library of Islam, Kazi Publications, 1995. xl + 624 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56744-498-8.
Reviewed by Bernard Freamon (Seton Hall University Law School) Published on H-Law (March, 2000)
A Primer in Islamic Law
Glenn H. Utter. Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights. Phoenix, Ari: Oryx Press, 2000. xxiii + 376 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57356-172-3.
Reviewed by Michael Bellesiles (Department of History, Emory University) Published on H-Law (March, 2000)
Ammo For All Sides
Daniel Lessard Levin. Representing Popular Sovereignty: The Constitution in American Political Culture. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999. xi + 283 pp. ISBN 978-0-7914-4105-3.
Reviewed by Louis C. Anthes (Department of History, New York University) Published on H-Law (February, 2000)
The Devil's in the Details: The 1987 Bicentennial of theConstitution and Public Culture