Featured edited works in Legal Anthropology

The Anthropological Literature e-resource contains articles from edited works, many which deal with law and anthropology. Click on the link below to view a small sample of titles that have been indexed that focus on this branch of anthropology.

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Indigenous peoples and the modern state, ed. Duane Champagne, Karen Jo Torjesen and Susan Steiner.
   Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press, 2005.  Link to Hollis record

African traditional political thought and institutions, ed. John A. A. Ayoade and Adigun A. B. Agbaje.
   Lagos: Centre for Black and African Arts Civilization, 1989.  Link to Hollis record

 Citizenship and indigenous Australians: changing conceptions and possibilities, ed. Nicolas Peterson and
   Will Sanders. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.  Link to Hollis record

Cultural rights and wrongs: a collection of essays in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the
    Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ed. Halina Niec. Paris: UNESCO Publications, 1998.  Link to Hollis record

Guatemalan Indians and the state: 1540-1988, ed. Carol A. Smith with Marilyn M. Moors.
   Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990.  Link to Hollis record

Inside and outside the law: anthropological studies of authority and ambiguity, ed. Olivia Harris.
   London: Routledge, 1996.  Link to Hollis record

Law and Islam in the Middle East, ed. Daisy Hilse Dwyer. New York: Bergin and Garvey, 1990.  Link to Hollis record

Aggressions of civilizations: federal Indian policy since the 1880s, ed. Sandra L. Cadwalader and
   Vine Deloria, Jr. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984.  Link to Hollis record

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Featured journals in Legal Anthropology

Below is a list of selected journal titles in legal anthropology meant to illustrate the breadth of coverage in Anthropological Literature. It is only a representative sample. For a complete list of currently indexed journal titles, please click on the "Currently Indexed Journals" tab.

Pair of mittens made of moose or caribou skin
and sewn with thread
Peabody ID: 94-38-10/87064
Peabody Collections Online

Allpanchis  Indexed 1969-1993
American Indian quarterly  Indexed 1974-
Anales de antropología  Indexed 1964-
Anthropologie et sociétés  Indexed 1977-
Canadian journal of native studies  Indexed 1981-
Cuadernos del sur   Indexed 2003-
Enquête  Indexed 1996-1998
Ibero-amerikanisches Archiv  Indexed 1930-2000
International journal of cultural property  Indexed 1992-
Law & anthropology  Indexed 1987-
Law & society review  Indexed 1969-1991
Man and life   Indexed 1975-
Political and legal anthropology review : PoLar  Indexed 1998-
Recherches amérindiennes au Québec  Indexed 1971-


Ne-o-mon-ni. An Ioway Chief
J.T. Bowen, ca. 1801-ca.1850
Peabody ID: 61-49-10/74652
Peabody Collections Online

Additional resources

Studies in Scarlet, Marriage & Sexuality in the U.S. & U.K., 1815-1914, A Harvard University Library Virtual Collection

Joseph Berry Keenan Digital Collection, Harvard Law School Library

Research, Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School

East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard Law School

External resources

National NAGPRA, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior