Reviews

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

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

Author: 
Elizabeth Dale
Reviewer: 
Barry Latzer

Latzer on Dale, 'Robert Nixon and Police Torture in Chicago, 1871-1972'


Elizabeth Dale. Robert Nixon and Police Torture in Chicago, 1871-1972. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2016. 184 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-739-3.

Reviewed by Barry Latzer (John Jay College of Criminal Justice)
Published on H-Law (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Manuel Torres Aguilar
Reviewer: 
Christoph Rosenmüller

Rosenmüller on Torres Aguilar, 'Corruption in the Administration of Justice in Colonial Mexico. A Special Case'


Manuel Torres Aguilar. Corruption in the Administration of Justice in Colonial Mexico. A Special Case. Madrid: Dykinson, 2015. 170 pp. EUR 15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-84-9085-507-2.

Reviewed by Christoph Rosenmüller (Middle Tennessee State University)
Published on H-Law (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil

Author: 
Lennard J. Davis
Reviewer: 
Richard K. Scotch

Scotch on Davis, 'Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights'


Lennard J. Davis. Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights. Boston: Beacon Press, 2015. 296 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-7156-4.

Reviewed by Richard K. Scotch (University of Texas at Dallas)
Published on H-Law (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Edward E. Baptist
Reviewer: 
Fatjon Kaja

Kaja on Baptist, 'The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism'


Edward E. Baptist. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. New York: Basic Books, 2014. 498 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-00296-2.

Reviewed by Fatjon Kaja (City College New York)
Published on H-Law (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles L. Zelden

The Half Has Now Been Told

Author: 
Marcia M. Gallo
Reviewer: 
Mariah Adin

Adin on Gallo, '"No One Helped": Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy'


Marcia M. Gallo. "No One Helped": Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. xxiii + 212 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-5664-0; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5278-9.

Reviewed by Mariah Adin (SUNY Orange)
Published on H-Law (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Felice Batlan
Reviewer: 
Sara Mayeux

Mayeux on Batlan, 'Women and Justice for the Poor: A History of Legal Aid, 1863-1945'


Felice Batlan. Women and Justice for the Poor: A History of Legal Aid, 1863-1945. Studies in Legal History Series. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Illustrations, xv + 232 pp. $94.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-08453-7; $32.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-44641-0.

Reviewed by Sara Mayeux (University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Law (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles L. Zelden

Author: 
Johanna Schoen
Reviewer: 
Vicki Toscano

Toscano on Schoen, 'Abortion after Roe: Abortion after Legalization'


Johanna Schoen. Abortion after Roe: Abortion after Legalization. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 352 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2118-0.

Reviewed by Vicki Toscano (Nova Southeastern University)
Published on H-Law (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles L. Zelden

Author: 
David G. Smith
Reviewer: 
Joel Fishman

Fishman on Smith, 'On the Edge of Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820-1870'


David G. Smith. On the Edge of Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820-1870. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. xiv + 324 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-4032-6.

Reviewed by Joel Fishman (Duquesne University)
Published on H-Law (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles L. Zelden

Author: 
Mariah Adin
Reviewer: 
Molly J. Scanlon

Scanlon on Adin, 'The Brooklyn Thrill-Kill Gang and the Great Comic Book Scare of the 1950s'


Mariah Adin. The Brooklyn Thrill-Kill Gang and the Great Comic Book Scare of the 1950s. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2015. 167 pp. $37.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4408-3372-4.

Reviewed by Molly J. Scanlon (Nova Southeastern University)
Published on H-Law (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles L. Zelden

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