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Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Fraud American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellesiles, Ellis, and

Past Imperfect

Facts, Fictions, Fraud American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellesiles, Ellis, and

PublicAffairs (2007)
US$11.99

Woodrow Wilson, a practicing academic historian before he took to politics, defined the importance...

The Search for Justice: Lawyers in the Civil Rights Revolution, 1950–1975

The Search for Justice

Lawyers in the Civil Rights Revolution, 1950–1975

US$27.50

The civil rights era was a time of pervasive change in American political and social life. Among the...

The Historians’ Paradox: The Study of History in Our Time

The Historians’ Paradox

The Study of History in Our Time

NYU Press (2008)
US$25.00

How do we know what happened in the past? We cannot go back, and no amount of historical data can...

Clio among the Muses: Essays on History and the Humanities

Clio among the Muses

Essays on History and the Humanities

NYU Press (2013)
US$29.00

“A learned, lively, and witty review of the history of historical writing… A deeply insightful...

The Law's Conscience: Equitable Constitutionalism in America

The Law's Conscience

Equitable Constitutionalism in America

The Law's Conscience is a history of equity in Anglo-American juris-prudence from the inception of...

The Clamor of Lawyers: The American Revolution and Crisis in the Legal Profession

The Clamor of Lawyers

The American Revolution and Crisis in the Legal Profession

US$19.99

The Clamor of Lawyers explores a series of extended public pronouncements that British North...

The Supreme Court: An Essential History, Second Edition

The Supreme Court

An Essential History, Second Edition

US$29.95

Praise for the first edition: "This splendid interpretative summary of the history of the U.S....

The Abortion Rights Controversy in America: A Legal Reader

Beginning with the introduction of abortion law in the nineteenth century, this reader includes...