Essays on the Legal History of the Chinese in the Nineteenth-Century American West
By John R. Wunder
$29.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-5938-4 September 2018
This legal history of the Chinese experience in the American West, based on the author’s lifetime of research in legal sources all over the West—from California to Montana to New Mexico—serves as a basic account of the legal treatment of Chinese immigrants in the West.
Hispanos, Indians, Genízaros, and Their Land in New Mexico
By Malcolm Ebright
$34.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-5197-5 May 2015
Having written about Hispano land grants and Pueblo Indian grants separately, Malcolm Ebright now brings these narratives together for the first time, reconnecting them and resurrecting lost histories.
Between Liberal Individual and Revolutionary Social Rights, 1867-1934
By Timothy M. James
$45.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-5378-8 December 2013
James examines the legal history of the Supreme Court’s constitutional jurisprudence before, during, and after the Mexican Revolution of 1910 and explains the ways in which constitutional jurisprudence became the barrier to the implementation of revolutionary social legislation such as land reapportionment after 1917.
That Every Man Be Armed, the first scholarly book on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, has played a significant role in constitutional debate and litigation since it was first published in 1984.
The Fight to Establish Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado
By Estella B. LeopoldHerbert W. Meyer
$24.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-5236-1 October 2012
“Reads like a mystery thriller wherein a handful of committed environmentalists forestall the destruction of America’s premier fossil beds. Brings to mind John Nichols’s The Milagro Beanfield War and Edward Abbey’s The Monkey Wrench Gang. It is a true story with a happy ending (unless you’re a real estate developer).”—Jack Loeffler, author of Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey