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

Recent Content

Author: 
Anthony F.C. Wallace
Reviewer: 
Peter S. Onuf

Onuf on Wallace, 'Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans'

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

Author: 
Laleh Bakhtiar
Reviewer: 
Bernard Freamon

Freamon on Bakhtiar, 'Encyclopedia of Islamic Law: A Compendium of the Major Schools'

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

Author: 
Glenn H. Utter
Reviewer: 
Michael Bellesiles

Bellesiles on Utter, 'Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights'

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

Author: 
Daniel Lessard Levin
Reviewer: 
Louis C. Anthes

Anthes on Levin, 'Representing Popular Sovereignty: The Constitution in American Political Culture'

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

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