When History Mattered
Brophy, Alfred L., Texas Law Review
When History Mattered LAW'S HISTORY: AMERICAN LEGAL THOUGHT AND THE TRANSATLANTIC TURN TO HISTORY. By David M. Rabban. New York, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 564 pages. $85.00.
David Rabban's Law's History: American Legal Thought and the Transatlantic Turn to History is one of the finest works of legal history produced in recent memory and one of the finest works of the branch of legal history that deals with intellectual history of the last several decades. Law's History is a grand title, but appropriate for a work this capacious in execution and in subject matter. Rabban sweeps across European history from the Middle Ages through the early twentieth century and the …
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Publication information: Article title: When History Mattered. Contributors: Brophy, Alfred L. - Author. Journal title: Texas Law Review. Volume: 91. Issue: 3 Publication date: February 1, 2013. Page number: 601+. © University of Texas, Austin, School of Law Publications, Inc. Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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