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Across Legal LinesJews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Jessica M. Marglin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300218466
eISBN:
9780300225082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218466.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This book presents a previously untold story of Jewish-Muslim relations in modern Morocco, showing how law facilitated Jews' integration into the broader Moroccan society in which they lived. Morocco ... More

Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

'Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad ibn 'Ali al-Sha'rani

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198652
eISBN:
9780300225280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198652.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book sheds light on the relationship between spiritual and political authority in early modern Egypt. This guide to political behavior and expediency offers advice to Sufi shaykhs, or spiritual ... More

Anna and TranquilloCatholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions

Anna and Tranquillo: Catholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions

Kenneth Stow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300219043
eISBN:
9780300224719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219043.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This text presents an historical interpretation of the diary of an eighteenth-century Jewish woman who resisted the efforts of the papal authorities to force her religious conversion. After being ... More

The Art of the BribeCorruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

James Heinzen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Traditions of official corruption inherited from the Soviet and late Imperial eras have continued to touch Russian life since the collapse of the USSR. This study is the first archive-based, ... More

Ascending India and Its State CapacityExtraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

Sumit Ganguly and William R. Thompson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300215922
eISBN:
9780300224993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215922.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book offers an account of the ongoing struggles and instability of India's political and economic institutions. India's ascent as a formidable power on the world stage and its geopolitical ... More

The Battle for SyriaInternational Rivalry in the New Middle East

The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Christopher Phillips

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book provides an analysis of the crucial but underexplored roles the United States and other nations have played in shaping Syria's ongoing civil war. Most accounts of Syria's brutal, ... More

Chinese TheologyText and Context

Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Chloë Starr

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chinese Theology explores theological writings from mainland China in their historical, social, and textual contexts. From the dialogues of sixteenth-century scholars to the revolutionary writings of ... More

The Exile's SongEdmond Dédé and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World

The Exile's Song: Edmond Dédé and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World

Sally McKee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221367
eISBN:
9780300224696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221367.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book chronicles the extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dede, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France. In 1855, Edmond Dede, a free black ... More

The Face That Launched a Thousand LawsuitsThe American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Jessica Lake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The advent of the photographic and cinematic camera in the mid to late 19th century caused new harms to individuals (particularly women), which existing laws (copyright, defamation, trespass) were ... More

Fake SilkThe Lethal History of Viscose Rayon

Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon

Paul David Blanc

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204667
eISBN:
9780300224887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

When a new technology makes people ill, how high does the body count have to be before protectives steps are taken? This disturbing book tells a dark story of hazardous manufacturing, poisonous ... More

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