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The Routledge Research Companion to Law and Humanities in Nineteenth-Century America


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CONTENTSList of FiguresNotes on ContributorsPrefacePart I: Human KindsIntroductionNan Goodman and Simon Stern1. Women: Politics, Culture, and the Law Joyce W. Warren2. "The Very Idea of a Slave is a Human Being in Bondage"Jeannine Marie DeLombard3. The Corporation and the Transformation of American CultureAaron Ritzenberg4. Deviance in Nineteenth-Century American Law and CultureTal Kastner5. Comparative Racialization and American Indian Identity in Nineteenth-Century AmericaCheryl Suzack6. The Legal Person: Tracing the History of a Forensic FictionSusanna L. BlumenthalPart II: A New ArchiveIntroductionNan Goodman and Simon Stern7. Law in Nineteenth-Century American PeriodicalsMichael H. Hoeflich8. Spectacular Judgments: Law and Disorder in the Nineteenth-CenturyVisual ImaginationJon Blandford9. Legal Language: Expansion, Consolidation, ResistanceRobert L. Tsai10. The Impersonation of Justice: Lynching, Dueling, and Wildcat Strikes in Nineteenth Century AmericaNorman W. Spaulding11. The Somers Mutiny and the American Ship of StateRobert A. FergusonPart III: Managing the HumanIntroductionNan Goodman and Simon Stern12. The Emergence of a Right to PrivacyMilette Shamir13. The Science of IdentitySimon A. Cole14. The American Prison, 1786-1860John Cyril Barton15. How Meetings Won the WestAndrea McDowell16. A Gatekeeping Nation: Asian Invasion and the Rise of Xenophobic Immigration LawEdlie Wong17. Fictions of Race and Personality: Nineteenth-Century Law and Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead WilsonTrinyan MarianoPart IV: Affective RelationsIntroductionNan Goodman and Simon Stern18. Civic Capacity and Participatory Citizenship in the Nineteenth CenturyUnited StatesYvonne Pitts19. "Vital Tissues of the Spirit": Constitutional Emotions in the Antebellum United StatesDoni Gewirtzman20. Beyond Belief: Religion, Law and Popular Culture in the "Forgotten Century"Deborah Whitehead21. Gothic Stories, Mens Rea, and the American Criminal LawLaura I. ApplemanIndex

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Nan Goodman is Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.Simon Stern is Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Innovation Law & Policy at the University of Toronto, Canada.

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