History: Legal History

  • Social Identity and the Law: Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality book cover

    Social Identity and the Law

    Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality, 1st Edition

    By Barbara L. Graham

    Social Identity and the Law: Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality is an important resource for inquiry into the relationship between law and social identity in the contexts of race, sexuality and intersectionality in the United States. The book provides a systematic legal treatment of selected…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • In Defense of the United States Constitution book cover

    In Defense of the United States Constitution

    1st Edition

    By Robert S. Singh

    Constitutional reform is a topic of perennial academic debate, perhaps now more than ever amid sharp polarization in the electorate and government. At once a cogent, new contribution to the scholarly literature and appropriate for American politics and government students, this book mounts a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge

  • Crime and Justice since 1750 book cover

    Crime and Justice since 1750

    2nd Edition

    By Barry Godfrey, Paul Lawrence

    This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-21
    Routledge

  • Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, concise edition book cover

    Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, concise edition, 1st Edition

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the concise edition of Liberty and Union, is an abridged constitutional history of the United States, designed for short single-semester courses, comprising the key topics from Volumes 1 and 2. Written in a clear and engaging narrative style, it successfully unites thorough chronological…

    Paperback – 2014-01-28
    Routledge

  • Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 1 book cover

    Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the first of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Anglo-American origins of the Constitution through the colonial and antebellum periods, to the Civil War and the consequent restructuring of the nation. Written in a clear…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 2 book cover

    Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the second of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Progressive Era of the early twentieth century to the most recent decisions of the Supreme Court on contemporary constitutional issues. Written in a clear and engaging…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • Race and National Power: A Sourcebook of Black Civil Rights from 1862 to 1954 book cover

    Race and National Power

    A Sourcebook of Black Civil Rights from 1862 to 1954, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Waldrep

    In American history, students are taught about the three branches of government. Most of the time is spent learning about the Executive and the Legislative bodies, but the Judicial branch has had a monumental effect on the course of American history, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the…

    Paperback – 2010-07-14
    Routledge

  • The Eye of the Law: Two Essays on Legal History book cover

    The Eye of the Law

    Two Essays on Legal History, 1st Edition

    By Michael Stolleis

    Written by the eminent German legal historian, Michael Stolleis, these two ‘Essays on Legal History’ offer an original and compelling history of the symbolism through which law is characterised as being 'above' us. In ‘The Eye of the Law’, the history of this metaphor is followed from…

    Paperback – 2008-09-17
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Crime, Law and Popular Culture in Europe, 1500-1900 book cover

    Crime, Law and Popular Culture in Europe, 1500-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard McMahon

    This book explores the relationship between crime, law and popular culture in Europe from the sixteenth century onwards. How was crime understood and dealt with by ordinary people and to what degree did they resort to or reject the official law and criminal justice system as a means of dealing with…

    Paperback – 2008-05-01
    Willan

  • Crime and Empire 1840 - 1940 book cover

    Crime and Empire 1840 - 1940

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Godfrey, Graeme Dunstall

    This book is a major contribution to the comparative histories of crime and criminal justice, focusing on the legal regimes of the British empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its overarching theme is the transformation and convergence of criminal justice systems during a…

    Paperback – 2005-02-01
    Willan

  • Magna Carta book cover

    Magna Carta

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Turner

    This new history is the first to tell the story of Magna Carta ‘through the ages’. No other general work traces its continuing importance in England’s political consciousness.  Many books have examined the circumstances surrounding King John’s grant of Magna Carta in 1215. Very few trace the…

    Paperback – 2003-09-25
    Routledge

  • Comparative Histories of Crime book cover

    Comparative Histories of Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Godfrey, Clive Emsley, Graeme Dunstall

    This book aims to both reflect and take forward current thinking on comparative and cross-national and cross-cultural aspects of the history of crime. Its content is wide-ranging: some chapters discuss the value of comparative approaches in aiding understanding of comparative history, and providing…

    Paperback – 2003-09-01
    Willan

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