Reviews

Author: 
Beth Lew-Williams
Reviewer: 
William Carrigan

Carrigan on Lew-Williams, 'The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America'

Beth Lew-Williams. The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 360 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97601-6.

Reviewed by William Carrigan (Rowan University) Published on H-Law (May, 2018) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York)

Author: 
Julian Lim
Reviewer: 
George T. Diaz

Diaz on Lim, 'Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands'

Julian Lim. Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 320 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3550-7.

Reviewed by George T. Diaz (The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) Published on H-Law (May, 2018) Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil (Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Author: 
Tom Lambert
Reviewer: 
Jay Gates

Gates on Lambert, 'Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England'

Tom Lambert. Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvi + 390 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878631-3.

Reviewed by Jay Gates (John Jay College of Criminal Justice) Published on H-Law (March, 2018) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York)

Author: 
James Forman Jr.
Reviewer: 
Brandon T. Jett

Jett on Forman Jr., 'Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America'

James Forman Jr. Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017. 320 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-18997-6.

Reviewed by Brandon T. Jett (Rollins College) Published on H-Law (February, 2018) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

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Author: 
Donald G. Mathews
Reviewer: 
Brent Campney

Campney on Mathews, 'At the Altar of Lynching: Burning Sam Hose in the American South'

Donald G. Mathews. At the Altar of Lynching: Burning Sam Hose in the American South. Cambridge Studies in the American South Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 354 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63398-4; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18297-4.

Reviewed by Brent Campney (University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley) Published on H-Law (January, 2018) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Michelle A. McKinley
Reviewer: 
Lyman Johnson

Johnson on McKinley, 'Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700'

Michelle A. McKinley. Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700. Studies in Legal History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 294 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-16898-5.

Reviewed by Lyman Johnson (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) Published on H-Law (December, 2017) Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil

Author: 
Joseph A. Ranney
Reviewer: 
Michelle Martindale

Martindale on Ranney, 'Wisconsin and the Shaping of American Law'

Joseph A. Ranney. Wisconsin and the Shaping of American Law. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2017. 320 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31240-4.

Reviewed by Michelle Martindale (Purdue University) Published on H-Law (December, 2017) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Karlos Hill
Reviewer: 
Tameka Bradley Hobbs

Hobbs on Hill, 'Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory'

Karlos Hill. Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 136 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-62037-7.

Reviewed by Tameka Bradley Hobbs (Florida Memorial University) Published on H-Law (August, 2017) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Peter M. Beattie
Reviewer: 
Amy Chazkel

Chazkel on Beattie, 'Punishment in Paradise: Race, Slavery, Human Rights, and a Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Penal Colony'

Peter M. Beattie. Punishment in Paradise: Race, Slavery, Human Rights, and a Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Penal Colony. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5830-5; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5816-9.

Reviewed by Amy Chazkel (Queens College/CUNY Graduate Center) Published on H-Law (May, 2017) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Víctor Tau Anzoátegui
Reviewer: 
Christopher Albi

Albi on Tau Anzoátegui, 'El Jurista en el Nuevo Mundo'

Víctor Tau Anzoátegui. El Jurista en el Nuevo Mundo. Global Perspectives on Legal History Series. Frankfurt am Main: Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, 2016. 284 pp. EUR 14.19 (paper), ISBN 978-3-944773-06-3.

Reviewed by Christopher Albi (SUNY New Paltz) Published on H-Law (April, 2017) Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil

Author: 
Nancy E. van Deusen
Reviewer: 
Karla Luzmer Escobar Hernández

Escobar Hernández on van Deusen, 'Global Indios: The Indigenous Struggle for Justice in Sixteenth-Century Spain'

Nancy E. van Deusen. Global Indios: The Indigenous Struggle for Justice in Sixteenth-Century Spain. Narrating Native Histories Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5858-9; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5847-3.

Reviewed by Karla Luzmer Escobar Hernández (Universidad de los Andes, Max Planck Institute in European Legal History) Published on H-Law (February, 2017) Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil

Author: 
María del Pilar Martínez López-Cano, Ernest Sánchez Santiró, Matilde Souto Mantecón, eds.
Reviewer: 
Julian Andrei Velasco Pedraza

Velasco Pedraza on del Pilar Martínez López-Cano and Sánchez Santiró and Souto Mantecón, 'La fiscalidad novohispana en el imperio español Conceptualizaciones, proyectos y contradicciones'

María del Pilar Martínez López-Cano, Ernest Sánchez Santiró, Matilde Souto Mantecón, eds. La fiscalidad novohispana en el imperio español Conceptualizaciones, proyectos y contradicciones. Mexico: Instituto de Investigaciones, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2015. 364 pp. ISBN 978-607027217-2.

Reviewed by Julian Andrei Velasco Pedraza (El Colegio de Michoacán) Published on H-Law (January, 2017) Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil

Author: 
Barry Latzer
Reviewer: 
Brandon T. Jett

Jett on Latzer, 'The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America'

Barry Latzer. The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America. New York: Encounter Books, 2016. 424 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59403-835-8.

Reviewed by Brandon T. Jett (University of Florida) Published on H-Law (January, 2017) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Race and Crime in Post-World War II America

Author: 
Elaine Frantz Parsons
Reviewer: 
Brent Campney

Campney on Parsons, 'Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction'

Elaine Frantz Parsons. Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 400 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2542-3.

Reviewed by Brent Campney (University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley) Published on H-Law (November, 2016) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Rethinking the Reconstruction-Era Ku Klux Klan

Author: 
Eric Nelson
Reviewer: 
Noah A. Rosenblum

Rosenblum on Nelson, 'The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding'

Eric Nelson. The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73534-7.

Reviewed by Noah A. Rosenblum (Yale University) Published on H-Law (October, 2016) Commissioned by Charles L. Zelden

Of Kingship and Counselors: The Royalist Revolution in Legal History

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