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Article

Abstract

Surely one of the most widely cited book reviews in the American legal

academy is Morton Horwitz’s review in the Yale Law Journal of E. P.

Thompson’s Whigs and Hunters: The Origin of the Black Act and

Albion’s Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England,

coauthored by Thompson. As of summer 2008, this six-page review had

been cited 132 times. This is quite a tribute to a brief book review that was

published more than three decades ago.

Date of Authorship for this Version

2011

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