Reviews & Other Articles

“The Legal World and Legal Culture of Early Modern France” in Routledge Encyclopedia of the Renaissance World (in progress)

Review of Claire Dolan, ed., Les pratiques politiques dans les villes françaises d’ancien régime: Communauté, citoyenneté et localité. Francia-recensio (in progress).

Review of Sébastien Evrard, Les avocats au temps des Lumières: La réforme des assemblées provinciales de 1789. Criminocorpus (Sept. 2019)

“French Law and Justice.” Oxford Bibliographies in Renaissance and Reformation. Ed. Margaret King. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

"Concluding Remarks on 'New Directions: French Scholarship in Early Modern France,'" H-France Salon, 7:13 (Oct. 2015).

Introduction, "Forum: Self, Family, Religion, and Society: New Directions in l'histoire moderne in France," French Historical Studies, 38:4 (2015): 525-27.

Review of Nicolas Le Roux, Le roi, la cour, l’état: De la renaissance à l’absolutisme. Renaissance Quarterly, 68:1 (2015): 304-05.

Review of Marie Houllemare, Politiques de la parole: Le parlement de Paris au XVIe siècle. French History, 27:3 (2013): 461-62.

Review of Claire Dolan, Les procureurs du midi sous l'ancien régime. American Historical Review, 118:2 (2013): 595-96.

Review of Laurent Bourquin & Philippe Hamon, (eds), La politisation: Conflits et construction du politique depuis le Moyen Âge. American Historical Review, 117:1 (2012): 270-71.

Introduction, “Resistance and Order in Early Modern France,” H-France Salon, 4:1 (Feb. 2012)

Review of Le roi danse. Film and Fiction for French Historians: A Cultural Bulletin, #6 (May 2011)

Review of Darryl Dee, Expansion and Crisis in Louis XIV's France: Franche-Comte and Absolute Monarchy, 1674-1715. English Historical Review, #517 (2010): 1532-33.

Review of William Beik, A Social and Cultural History of Early Modern France. H-France Reviews, vol. 10:102 (July 2010).

Review of Jeffrey S. Ravel, The Would-Be Commoner: A Tale of Deception, Murder, and Justice in Seventeenth-Century France. American Historical Review, 114:5 (2009): 1541-42.

Review of Florence Buttay-Jutier, Fortuna: Usages politiques d'une allégorie morale à la Renaissance. American Historical Review, 114:1 (2009): 200-01.

Review of Hervé Leuwers, L’invention du barreau français, 1660-1830: La construction nationale d’un groupe professionnel. H-France Reviews, vol. 7:154 (Dec. 2007).

Review of James R. Farr, A Tale of Two Murders: Passion and Power in Seventeenth-Century France.Journal of Modern History, 79:4 (2007): 919-21.

Review of Ellen M. McClure, Sunspots and the Sun King: Sovereignty and Mediation in Seventeenth-Century France. H-France Reviews, vol. 7:78 (June 2007).

“A Timeless Institution?: Marriage in the West From the Renaissance to the Present,” Oregon Humanities, (Fall 2004): 16-21.

Review of Raymond A. Mentzer & Andrew Spicer, eds, Society and Culture in the Huguenot World, 1559-1685. Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 34:1 (2003): 77-8.

Review of Julius Ruff, Violence in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800. H-France Reviews, vol. 2:96 (October 2002).

Review of Peter Elmer, ed., The Renaissance in Europe: Challenges to Authority. The Sixteenth Century Journal, 33:1 (2002): 311-13.

Review of Gene Brucker, ed., The Society of Renaissance Florence: A Documentary Study (1998 reprint of the 1971 edition). The Sixteenth Century Journal, 30:4 (1999): 1170-71.

Review of Charlotte C. Wells, Law and Citizenship in Early Modern France. Societa e Storia, 79 (1998): 188-91.

Review of Geoffrey Treasure, Mazarin: The Crisis of Absolutism in France. Web posted on the H-Net France Review Project, 3 July 1997.

Review of David A. Bell, Lawyers and Citizens: The Making of a Political Elite in Old Regime France. Societa e Storia, 75 (1997): 209-11.