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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: 
Christopher Grasso
Reviewer: 
Gaspare J. Saladino

Saladino on Grasso, 'A Speaking Aristocracy: Transforming Public Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Connecticut'

Christopher Grasso. A Speaking Aristocracy: Transforming Public Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Connecticut. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. viii + 511 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4772-5; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2471-9.

Reviewed by Gaspare J. Saladino (Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, University of Wisconsin--Madison) Published on H-Law (June, 1999)

Author: 
Linda K. Kerber
Reviewer: 
Ann F. Thomas

Thomas on Kerber, 'No Constitutional Right To Be Ladies: Women and Obligations of Citizenship'

Linda K. Kerber. No Constitutional Right To Be Ladies: Women and Obligations of Citizenship. New York: Hill & Wang, 1998. xxiv + 405 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-7384-9; $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-7383-2.

Reviewed by Ann F. Thomas (New York Law School) Published on H-Law (June, 1999)

The Long Hello: Uncovering the Citizenship of Women

Author: 
N. E. H. Hull
Reviewer: 
William P. LaPiana

LaPiana on Hull, 'Roscoe Pound and Karl Llewellyn: Searching for an American Jurisprudence'

N. E. H. Hull. Roscoe Pound and Karl Llewellyn: Searching for an American Jurisprudence. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. xii + 354 pages. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-36043-0.

Reviewed by William P. LaPiana (New York Law School) Published on H-Law (May, 1999)

The Private and the Public Faces of Realism

Author: 
Joseph J. Ellis, ed.
Reviewer: 
R. B. Bernstein

Bernstein on Countryman, 'What Did the Constitution Mean to Early Americans?' and Ellis, 'What Did the Declaration Declare?'

Edward Countryman, ed. What Did the Constitution Mean to Early Americans? New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. xii + 169 pp. $11.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-18262-5.Joseph J. Ellis, ed. What Did the Declaration Declare? New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. xii + 110 pp. $11.33 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-19063-7.

Author: 
Trevor Colbourn, ed.
Reviewer: 
R. B. Bernstein

Bernstein on Colbourn, 'Fame and the Founding Fathers: Essays of Douglass Adair'

Trevor Colbourn, ed. Fame and the Founding Fathers: Essays of Douglass Adair. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1998. xliv + 451 pp. $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86597-193-6; $24.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86597-192-9.

Reviewed by R. B. Bernstein (New York Law School) Published on H-Law (April, 1999)

A Lost Classic's Return

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