Reading Lists

  • Aztec and Maya Law: An Online Exhibit and Bibliography, University of Texas Law School
    Bibliographical site including material on post-conquest Mexican legal history, as well as a few digitized print works
  • Bibliography of British Police History, Chris Williams, Open University
  • American Legal History, Prof. Phil Roberts, University of Wyoming
    A course syllabus, but also a detailed bibliography in American legal history, arranged chronologically and thematically.
  • Sources on Anthropology and Law, Prof. Christopher Fennel, University of Illinois-Chicago
    Comprehensive bibliography of legal anthropology, much of which engages with historical issues
  • Sources on Social Norms and Law, Prof. Christopher Fennel, University of Illinois-Chicago
    Comprehensive bibliography on legal sociology, particularly concerning the construction of social rules
  • Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, University of Ghent
    Extensive bibliography, as well as encyclopedia entries on law and economics, and links to other law and economics resources
  • Materials for the Study of Japanese Law, J. Southgate, Columbia University
    Annotated bibliography of key sources in study of law and legal history of Japan that are available in English.
  • Law and Society—Historical and Modern Chinese Law, Marilyn Shea, University of Maine at Farmington
    Set of alphabetized resources in Chinese legal history. Many of the sources focus on Chinese historical tradition, but the bibliography also includes more contemporary topics such as intellectual property, trade, and the civil code.
  • Race, Racism & American Law, West Virginia University
    Set of bibliographies on race and racism in American law, organized by topic, which include slavery, Reconstruction, the civil rights era/race riots, housing discrimination, and white privilege, as well as more extensive annotated bibliographies on Hawaiian sovereignty and transracial adoption.