By Sally E. Hadden, Alfred L. Brophy
ACompanion to American criminal History provides a compilation of the newest writings from best students on American criminal historical past from the colonial period in the course of the overdue 20th century.
- Presents up to date study describing the most important debates in American criminal history
- Reflects the present country of yank felony historical past examine and issues readers towards destiny research
- Represents a great better half for graduate and legislations scholars looking an advent to the sphere, the foremost questions, and destiny study ideas
Chapter One Reconsidering the 17th Century: felony background within the Americas (pages 5–25): Elizabeth Dale
Chapter what is performed and Undone: Colonial American criminal historical past, 1700?1775 (pages 26–45): Sally E. Hadden
Chapter 3 1775?1815 (pages 46–66): Ellen Holmes Pearson
Chapter 4 The Antebellum period via Civil conflict (pages 67–85): Alfred L. Brophy
Chapter 5 past Classical felony notion: legislations and Governance in Postbellum the United States, 1865–1920 (pages 86–104): Roman J. Hoyos
Chapter Six American criminal historical past, 1920–1970 (pages 105–124): Christopher W. Schmidt
Chapter Seven local american citizens (pages 125–151): Christian McMillen
Chapter 8 African american citizens in Slavery (pages 152–170): Thomas J. Davis
Chapter 9 African americans in Freedom (pages 171–189): James Campbell
Chapter Ten Women's felony heritage (pages 190–208): Felice Batlan
Chapter 11 households (pages 209–227): David S. Tanenhaus
Chapter Twelve Who Belongs? Immigrants and the legislation in American heritage (pages 228–246): Allison Brownell Tirres
Chapter 13 The criminal career (pages 247–265): Mark E. Steiner
Chapter Fourteen legislation and the economic system of Early the United States: Markets, associations of alternate, and hard work (pages 267–288): Christine Desan
Chapter Fifteen legislation and the economic climate within the usa, 1820–2000 (pages 289–307): Harwell Wells
Chapter 16 legislations and hard work within the 19th and 20th Centuries (pages 308–328): Deborah Dinner
Chapter Seventeen Siting the felony historical past of Poverty: lower than, Above, and Amidst (pages 329–348): Felicia Kornbluh and Karen Tani
Chapter Eighteen Taxes (pages 349–366): Robin L. Einhorn
Chapter Nineteen legislation and the executive nation (pages 367–386): Joanna L. Grisinger
Chapter Twenty legislations and faith (pages 387–405): Steven okay. Green
Chapter Twenty?one criminal historical past and the army (pages 406–421): Elizabeth L. Hillman
Chapter Twenty?Two legal legislations and Justice in the United States (pages 422–440): Elizabeth Dale
Chapter Twenty?Three highbrow estate (pages 441–459): Steven Wilf
Chapter Twenty?Four legislation and Literature (pages 461–483): Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Chapter Twenty?Five felony suggestion from Blackstone to Kent and tale (pages 484–505): Steven J. Macias
Chapter Twenty?Six American Jurisprudence within the 19th and Early 20th Centuries (pages 506–523): James D. Schmidt
Chapter Twenty?Seven severe felony reviews (pages 524–542): John Henry Schlegel
Chapter Twenty?Eight The foreign Context: An Imperial point of view on American felony background (pages 543–561): Clara Altman
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Extra info for A Companion to American Legal History
A fine study of the Maryland admiralty court in this period appeared in 1995 (Owen and Tolley), while older work permits direct access to records of the South Carolina Court of Chancery and the General Court of Virginia (Gregorie, 1950; Barton, 1909). The American Historical Association sponsored the publication of such source volumes for a time, like the one pairing records of criminal trials in Richmond with an explanatory essay; one only wishes more had been published (Hoffer and Scott, 1984; Bond, 1933; Morris, 1935; Towle, 1936).
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Biemer, Linda (1983). Women and Property in Colonial New York. UMI Research Press, Ann Arbor. Bloch, Ruth (2003). ” In Ruth Bloch, Gender and Morality in AngloAmerican Culture, 1650–1800. University of California Press, Berkeley. Bond, Carroll, ed. (1933). Proceedings of the Maryland Court of Appeals: 1695–1729. American Historical Association, Washington. Brewer, Holly (2008). ” In Grossberg and Tomlins, eds, The Cambridge History of Law in America. Volume I Early America (1580−1815), 288−323.
A Companion to American Legal History by Sally E. Hadden, Alfred L. Brophy