Monday, March 28, 2011

Christopher Tomlins Wins Bancroft Prize

Christopher Tomlins, Chancellor’s Professor of Law at UC-Irvine Law School, and Research Professor Emeritus at the American Bar Foundation, Chicago, has been awarded the 2011 Bancroft Prize for his book, Freedom Bound: Law, Labor, and Civic Identity in Colonizing English America 1580-1865 (Cambridge University Press 2010).  Al Brophy has some thoughts about the book's implications for future work in legal history here.

H/T Mary Dudziak

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