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Classic legal history, adding new Foreword by Stewart Macaulay: Lawrence Friedman’s Contract Law in America

Contract law and legal history as applied in the real world and not just in the law books—a classic study of the social and economic realities of trade law, told through case studies and rich historical analysis, and comparing cases and legislation over three discrete historical periods. Lawrence Friedman’s first book, with new introductions, is now in paperback and eight accessible digital formats.


Yale Law Journal is available in quality ebook formats, starting with Oct. 2011 issue

One of the world’s leading law journals is now available in quality ebook formats for ereader devices and apps. This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the first issue of Volume 121, academic year 2011-2012) features new articles and essays on jurisprudence, tort law, and other areas of interest. Contributors include such noted scholars as Jules Coleman, Ariel Porat, and Mark Geistfeld. The issue also features student contributions on counter-terrorism and on felon disenfranchisement.


Scovel’s 1962 The Chinese Ginger Jars spans two decades of tumult and transition in China

The true, captivating, and intensely personal account of an extraordinary American woman and nurse who lived, with her medical missionary husband and son, through more than two decades of transition in China. Eventually facing occupation by the Japanese, then forced to leave the newly Communist country, she provided an intimate portrait [...]


Auerbach’s Brothers at War Explores the Altalena and Today’s Implications: An Israeli Ship Destroyed By Israeli Soldiers

All-new in summer 2011: Jerold Auerbach’s probing and poignant exploration of the tragedy of the Altalena, the doomed ship whose arrival in Israel ignited Jewish fratricidal conflict only weeks after the 1948 declaration of statehood. This new book is the first on the Altalena by a historian, the first to explore it within the context of ancient Jewish and contemporary Israeli history. In ebooks, hardcover, and paperback.