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Almost HomeMaroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Ruma Chopra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

In spring 1796, after eight months of war in the mountainous terrain of Jamaica, most of the village of Trelawney Town—a community of about 550 runaway slaves and their descendants—surrendered. They ... More

The American Farmer in the Eighteenth CenturyA Social and Cultural History

The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History

Richard Lyman Bushman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226737
eISBN:
9780300235203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226737.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The book argues that all eighteenth-century farmers sought first and foremost to provide basic subsistence for their families. The first aim of all farmers was self-provisioning. Even large planters ... More

Anti-PluralismThe Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy

Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy

William A. Galston

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300228922
eISBN:
9780300235319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228922.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Great Recession, institutional dysfunction, a growing divide between urban and rural prospects, and failed efforts to effectively address immigration have paved the way for a populist backlash ... More

Belonging on an IslandBirds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i

Belonging on an Island: Birds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i

Daniel Lewis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300229646
eISBN:
9780300235463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229646.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

A lively, rich natural history of Hawaiian birds that challenges existing ideas about what constitutes biocultural nativeness and belonging, this natural history takes readers on a thousand-year ... More

Conscience and ConversionReligious Liberty in Post-Revolutionary France

Conscience and Conversion: Religious Liberty in Post-Revolutionary France

Thomas Kselman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226133
eISBN:
9780300235647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226133.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores how the French responded to the right of religious choice acquired during the revolutionary era. Religious liberty is usually part of a larger discussion about church-state ... More

The Elusive BrainLiterary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

Jason Tougaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221176
eISBN:
9780300235609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Elusive Brain is the first comprehensive survey of contemporary literature’s engagement with neuroscience. Jason Tougaw analyzes the works of contemporary writers—including Oliver Sacks, Temple ... More

First AmericansU.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

Thomas Grillot

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300224337
eISBN:
9780300235326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224337.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book depicts a forgotten history that explores how army veterans returning to reservation life after World War I transformed Native American identity. Drawing from archival sources and oral ... More

Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

Lillian Guerra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300175530
eISBN:
9780300235333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175530.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book sheds light on the experiences of ordinary Cubans in the unseating of the dictator Fulgencio Batista. This book fills a significant gap in historical and political literature, illuminating ... More

Indigenous VisionsRediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Ned Blackhawk and Isaiah Lorado Wilner (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book is a compelling study that charts the influence of indigenous thinkers on Franz Boas, the founder of modern anthropology. In 1911, the publication of Franz Boas's The Mind of Primitive Man ... More

Jewish MaterialismThe Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s

Jewish Materialism: The Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s

Eliyahu Stern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221800
eISBN:
9780300235586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221800.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

To understand the organizing framework of modern Judaism, Eliyahu Stern believes that we should look deeper and farther than the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, and the influence ... More

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