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States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935–1972

States of Dependency

Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935–1972

Cambridge University Press (2016)
US$28.00

This book recounts the transformation of American poor relief in the decades spanning the New Deal...

The Workplace Constitution from the New Deal to the New Right
Cambridge University Press (2014)
US$26.00

This book explains why most Americans lack constitutional rights on the job and can be fired for...

Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700

Fractional Freedoms

Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700

Cambridge University Press (2016)
US$24.00

Fractional Freedoms examines paths to liberty forged in the slaveowning household, and legal claims...

Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America

Birthright Citizens

A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America

Cambridge University Press (2018)
US$22.00

Explains the origins of the Fourteenth Amendment's birthright citizenship provision, as a story of...

The Fascists and the Jews of Italy: Mussolini's Race Laws, 1938–1943

The Fascists and the Jews of Italy

Mussolini's Race Laws, 1938–1943

Cambridge University Press (2014)
US$82.00

Describes the history and nature of the Italian Race Laws during the period (1938–43) when Italy was...

Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772–1947

Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia

Parsi Legal Culture, 1772–1947

Cambridge University Press (2014)
US$30.00

This book explores the legal culture of the Parsis, an ethno-religious community unusually invested...

The Old English Penitentials and Anglo-Saxon Law
Cambridge University Press (2015)
US$90.00

This is the first book-length study of the four penitentials composed in Old English.

Women and Justice for the Poor: A History of Legal Aid, 1863–1945

Women and Justice for the Poor

A History of Legal Aid, 1863–1945

Cambridge University Press (2015)
US$29.00

This book details the history of the origins and development of free legal aid for the poor in the...

Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy
Cambridge University Press (2017)
US$26.00

The author explains the sustained and wide-ranging interest in penal-law reform that defined this...

Taming the Past: Essays on Law in History and History in Law

Taming the Past

Essays on Law in History and History in Law

Cambridge University Press (2017)
US$33.00

A critical catalogue of how lawyers use history - as authority, as evocation of lost golden ages, as...