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The Anti-Imperial ChoiceThe Making of the Ukrainian Jew

The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the Jewish contribution to, and integration with, Ukrainian culture, focusing on five writers and poets of Jewish descent whose literary activities span the 1880s to the 1990s. ... More

The Bronze HorsemanFalconet's Monument to Peter the Great

The Bronze Horseman: Falconet's Monument to Peter the Great

Alexander M. Schenker

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097122
eISBN:
9780300128949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097122.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is a comprehensive treatment of the most consequential work of art ever to be executed in Russia: the equestrian monument to Peter the Great, or The Bronze Horseman, as it has come to be ... More

Divergent Jewish CulturesIsrael and America

Divergent Jewish Cultures: Israel and America

Deborah Dash Moore and S. Ilan Troen (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084269
eISBN:
9780300130218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084269.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Two creative centers of Jewish life rose to prominence in the twentieth century, one in Israel and the other in the United States. Although Israeli and American Jews share kinship and history drawn ... More

Enemies WithinThe Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America

Enemies Within: The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America

Robert Alan Goldberg

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090000
eISBN:
9780300132946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

There is a hunger for conspiracy news in America. Hundreds of Internet websites, magazines, newsletters, even entire publishing houses, disseminate information on invisible enemies and their secret ... More

Olga Rudge & Ezra Pound"What Thou Lovest Well . . ."

Olga Rudge & Ezra Pound: "What Thou Lovest Well . . ."

Anne Conover

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087031
eISBN:
9780300133080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087031.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A loving and admiring companion to literary titan Ezra Pound for half a century, concert violinist Olga Rudge (1895–1996) was the muse who inspired the poet to complete his epic poem, The Cantos, and ... More

PlumesOstrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300127362
eISBN:
9780300142853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300127362.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The thirst for exotic ornament among fashionable women in the metropoles of Europe and America prompted a bustling global trade in ostrich feathers that flourished from the 1880s until the First ... More

Portrait of a Woman in SilkHidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Zara Anishanslin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300197051
eISBN:
9780300220551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Through the story of a portrait of a woman in a silk dress, this book embarks on a fascinating journey, exploring and refining debates about the cultural history of the eighteenth-century British ... More

Russia's Dangerous TextsPolitics Between the Lines

Russia's Dangerous Texts: Politics Between the Lines

Kathleen F. Parthé

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098518
eISBN:
9780300138221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098518.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines the ways that writers and their works unnerved and irritated Russia's authoritarian rulers both before and after the Revolution. The author identifies ten historically powerful ... More

Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial RussiaThe Pleasure and the Power

Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Richard Stites

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Serf-era and provincial Russia heralded the spectacular turn in cultural history that began in the 1860s. Examining the role of arts and artists in society's value system, this book explores this ... More

Sisters of Salome

Sisters of Salome

Toni Bentley

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090390
eISBN:
9780300127256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090390.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As the nineteenth century gave way to the twentieth, a short-lived but extraordinary cultural phenomenon spread throughout Europe and the United States—“Salomania.” The term was coined when biblical ... More

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