By ROBERT SPOO

Review of Reading the Obscene: Transgressive Editors and the Class Politics of US Literature, by Jordan S. Carroll, and A Matter of Obscenity: The Politics of Censorship in Modern England, by Christopher Hilliard

By SARATH PILLAI

Review of Norms and Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the Making of the Indian Constitution, 1935-50, by Arvind Elangovan 

By JONAS BENS

Review of Empire and the Making of Native Title: Sovereignty, Property and Indigenous Peopleby Bain Attwood

By GALE KENNY

Review of Before the Religious Right: Liberal Protestants, Human Rights, and the Polarization of the United Statesby Gene Zubovich 

By GEOFFREY R. KIRSCH

Review of The Crooked Path to Abolition: Abraham Lincoln and the Antislavery Constitution, by James Oakes, and The Broken Constitution: Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Refounding of America, by Noah Feldman