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American Religion, American PoliticsAn Anthology

American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Joseph K Kosek (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite the centrality of separation of church and state in American government, religion has played an important role in the nation's politics from colonial times through the present day. This ... More

The Birth of Christian HistoryMemory and Time from Mark to Luke-Acts

The Birth of Christian History: Memory and Time from Mark to Luke-Acts

Eve-Marie Becker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300165098
eISBN:
9780300165371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300165098.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

When the Gospel writings were first produced, Christian thinking was already cognizant of its relationship to ancient memorial cultures and history-writing traditions. Yet, little has been written ... More

The Conquest of DeathViolence and the Birth of the Modern English State

The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Matthew Lockwood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Conquest of Death considers the concepts of violence and state power far more broadly and holistically than previous accounts of state growth by intertwining the national and the local, the ... More

EnragedWhy Violent Times Need Ancient Greek Myths

Enraged: Why Violent Times Need Ancient Greek Myths

Emily Katz Anhalt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217377
eISBN:
9780300231762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217377.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Millennia ago, Greek myths exposed the dangers of violent rage and the need for empathy and self-restraint. Homer's Iliad, Euripides' Hecuba, and Sophocles' Ajax show that anger and vengeance destroy ... More

Heretics and BelieversA History of the English Reformation

Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Peter Marshall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300170627
eISBN:
9780300226331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170627.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Centuries on, what the Reformation was and what it accomplished remain deeply contentious. This new history argues that sixteenth-century England was a society neither desperate for nor allergic to ... More

Hitler's MonstersA Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Eric Kurlander

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300189452
eISBN:
9780300190373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189452.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is the definitive history of the supernatural in Nazi Germany, exploring the occult ideas, esoteric sciences, and pagan religions touted by the Third Reich in the service of power. The Nazi ... More

Lions and LambsConflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Noah Benezra Strote

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300219050
eISBN:
9780300228045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219050.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Not long after the horrors of World War II and the Holocaust, Germans rebuilt their shattered country and emerged as one of the leading nations of the Western liberal world. This book analyzes this ... More

Max EastmanA Life

Max Eastman: A Life

Christoph Irmscher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The definitive biography of radical activist, poet, editor, and public intellectual Max Eastman (1883–1969), based on unrestricted access to the Eastman family archive. Considered one of the “hottest ... More

(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You LoveGender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

Brooke Erin Duffy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300218176
eISBN:
9780300227666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218176.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Profound transformations in our digital society have brought many enterprising women to social media platforms—from blogs to YouTube to Instagram—in hopes of channeling their talents into fulfilling ... More

One Hot SummerDickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

One Hot Summer: Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

Rosemary Ashton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300227260
eISBN:
9780300231199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300227260.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

While 1858 in London may have been noteworthy for its broiling summer months and the related stench of the sewage-filled Thames River, the year is otherwise little remembered. And yet, this book ... More

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