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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: 
Jill Norgren
Reviewer: 
Carol Chomsky

Chomsky on Norgren, 'The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics'


Jill Norgren. The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996. x + 212 pp. $13.75 (paper), ISBN 978-0-07-047191-7.

Reviewed by Carol Chomsky (University of Minnesota Law School )
Published on H-Law (June, 1996)

The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics

Author: 
Harvey Klehr, Ronald Radosh
Reviewer: 
Michal Belknap

Belknap on Klehr and Radosh, 'The Amerasia Spy Case: Prelude to McCarthyism'


Harvey Klehr, Ronald Radosh. The Amerasia Spy Case: Prelude to McCarthyism. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xiii + 266 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2245-6.

Reviewed by Michal Belknap (California Western School of Law and University of California, San Diego)
Published on H-Law (April, 1996)

Author: 
Leonard W. Levy
Reviewer: 
Virginia E. Hench

Hench on Levy, 'Blasphemy: Verbal Offense against the Sacred from Moses to Salman Rushdie'


Leonard W. Levy. Blasphemy: Verbal Offense against the Sacred from Moses to Salman Rushdie. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xi + 688 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4515-8.

Reviewed by Virginia E. Hench (William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawa'i at Manoa)
Published on H-Law (January, 1996)

Author: 
David Philips, Susanne Davies, eds.
Reviewer: 
Philippa J. Martyr

Martyr on Philips and Davies, 'Nation of Rogues? Crime, Law and Punishment in Colonial Australia'


David Philips, Susanne Davies, eds. Nation of Rogues? Crime, Law and Punishment in Colonial Australia. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1994. 237 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-522-84601-0.

Reviewed by Philippa J. Martyr (University of Tasmania)
Published on H-Law (June, 1995)

Author: 
Leonard W. Levy
Reviewer: 
David Schultz

Schultz on Levy, 'The Establishment Clause: Religion and the First Amendment'


Leonard W. Levy. The Establishment Clause: Religion and the First Amendment. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1994. xxiii + 273 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2156-5.

Reviewed by David Schultz (Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota)
Published on H-Law (March, 1995)

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