History: Legal History

  • Shame, Blame, and Culpability: Crime and violence in the modern state book cover

    Shame, Blame, and Culpability

    Crime and violence in the modern state

    Edited by Judith Rowbotham, Marianna Muravyeva, David Nash

    This ground-breaking collection of research-based chapters addresses the themes of shame, blame and culpability in their historical perspective in the broad area of crime, violence and the modern state, drawing on less familiar territories such as Russia and Greece, not just on material from…

    Paperback – 2014-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Set: Volume I & Volume II book cover

    Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Set

    Volume I & Volume II

    Edited by Justin Gleeson, J.A. Watson, Ruth Higgins, Elisabeth Peden

    Justice McHugh once said that a lack of understanding of legal history was a misfortune, not a privilege. That was an understatement. As well as being essential for any Australian lawyer, the history underlying and informing the Australian legal system is a uniquely interesting amalgam of English,…

    Hardback – 2013-12-19
    Federation Press

  • 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

    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

    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

  • The Homestead Strike: Labor, Violence, and American Industry book cover

    The Homestead Strike

    Labor, Violence, and American Industry

    By Paul Kahan

    On July 6, 1892, three hundred armed Pinkerton agents arrived in Homestead, Pennsylvania to retake the Carnegie Steelworks from the company's striking workers. As the agents tried to leave their boats, shots rang out and a violent skirmish began. The confrontation at Homestead was a turning point…

    Paperback – 2013-12-14
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Sir Richard Hanson book cover

    Sir Richard Hanson

    By Greg Taylor

    Sir Richard Hanson was much more than a Judge - although he was an important Judge in his time. Before he became Chief Justice of South Australia in 1861, he was: a participant in a major government enquiry on Canada which laid the foundations for democratic self-government not only there, but in…

    Hardback – 2013-09-18
    Federation Press

  • Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union book cover

    Thurgood Marshall

    Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union

    By Charles L. Zelden

    Thurgood Marshall was an Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court from 1967 to 1991. He was the first African American to hold that position, and was one of the most influential legal actors of his time. Before being appointed to the Supreme Court by President Lyndon Johnson, Marshall was a lawyer…

    Paperback – 2013-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • The ICJ and the Evolution of International Law: The Enduring Impact of the Corfu Channel Case book cover

    The ICJ and the Evolution of International Law

    The Enduring Impact of the Corfu Channel Case

    Edited by Karine Bannelier, Théodore Christakis, Sarah Heathcote

    In 1949 the International Court of Justice (ICJ) handed down its first judgment in the Corfu Channel Case. In diffusing an early Cold War dispute, the Court articulated a set of legal principles which continue to shape our appreciation of the international legal order. Many of the issues dealt…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • People Without Rights (Routledge Revivals): An Interpretation of the Fundamentals of the Law of Slavery in the U.S. South book cover

    People Without Rights (Routledge Revivals)

    An Interpretation of the Fundamentals of the Law of Slavery in the U.S. South

    By Andrew Fede

    First published in September 1992, the book traces the nature and development of the fundamental legal relationships among slaves, masters, and third parties. It shows how the colonial and antebellum Southern judges and legislators accommodated slavery’s social relationships into the common law,…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • The Scene of the Mass Crime: History, Film, and International Tribunals book cover

    The Scene of the Mass Crime

    History, Film, and International Tribunals

    Edited by Christian Delage, Peter Goodrich

    The Scene of the Mass Crime takes up the unwritten history of the peculiar yet highly visible form of war crimes trials. These trials are the first and continuing site of the interface of law, history and film. From Nuremberg to the contemporary trials in Cambodia, film, in particular, has been…

    Paperback – 2012-11-12
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • The Fragility of Law: Constitutional Patriotism and the Jews of Belgium, 1940–1945 book cover

    The Fragility of Law

    Constitutional Patriotism and the Jews of Belgium, 1940–1945

    By David Fraser

    The Fragility of Law examines the ways in which, during the Second World War, the Belgian government and judicial structure became implicated in the identification, exclusion and killing of its Jewish residents, and in the theft - through Aryanization - of Jewish property. David Fraser…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Living in the City: Urban Institutions in the Low Countries, 1200–2010 book cover

    Living in the City

    Urban Institutions in the Low Countries, 1200–2010

    Edited by L.A.C.J. (Leo) Lucassen, W.H. (Wim) Willems

    The city is a place to find shelter, a market place, and an elevator for social mobility and success. But the city is also a place that frightens people and that can marginalize newcomers. Living in the City tries to understand what pulls people to the city since the High Middle Ages, focusing on…

    Hardback – 2011-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

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