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In recent years, the conspicuous advance of globalization has inspired many historians to rethink the past in cross-national and comparative terms. Frustration with the limits of traditional, national approaches to history has spawned interesting comparative work in such fields as women's history, labor history, economic history, and imperial history. Although legal history tends to be somewhat parochial by tradition, it, too, has taken a cross-national and comparative turn.

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jowertheimer@davidson.edu
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Deborah Cohen and Maura O'Connor , Comparison and History: Europe in Cross-National Perspective (New York:Routledge, 2004), ixxxiv

Thomas Bender , ed., Rethinking American History in a Global Age (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002)

Benno Gammerl , “Subjects, Citizens and Others: The Handling of Ethnic Differences in the British and the Habsburg Empires,” European Review of History 16 (2009): 523–49

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Law and History Review
  • ISSN: 0738-2480
  • EISSN: 1939-9022
  • URL: /core/journals/law-and-history-review
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