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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

Breaking White SupremacyMartin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

Gary Dorrien

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300205619
eISBN:
9780300231359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205619.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Breaking White Supremacy analyzes the twentieth-century heyday of the black social gospel and its influence on the Civil Rights Movement. Asserting that Martin Luther King Jr. did not come from ... More

Cold War MonksBuddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia

Cold War Monks: Buddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia

Eugene Ford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218565
eISBN:
9780300231281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218565.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

How did the U.S. government make use of a “Buddhist policy” in Southeast Asia during the Cold War despite the American principle that the state should not meddle with religion? To answer this ... More

Engineering CommunismHow Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

Steven T. Usdin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108743
eISBN:
9780300127959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108743.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of Joel Barr and Alfred Sarant, dedicated Communists and members of the Rosenberg spy ring, who stole information from the United States during World War II, which proved ... 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

German Rocketeers in the Heart of DixieMaking Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era

German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era

Monique Laney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198034
eISBN:
9780300213454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This study focuses on the U.S. government-assisted integration of German rocket specialists and their families into a small southern community soon after World War II. In 1950, Wernher von Braun and ... More

Global RulesAmerica, Britain and a Disordered World

Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

James E Cronin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300151480
eISBN:
9780300210217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151480.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

World War II created and the Cold War sustained a ‘special relationship’ between America and Britain, and the terms on which that decades-long conflict ended would become the foundation of a new ... More

The Great Rent WarsNew York, 1917-1929

The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Robert M. Fogelson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the fascinating but little-known story of the battles between landlords and tenants in the United State’s largest city, from 1917 through 1929. These conflicts were triggered by the ... More

The InformantThe FBI, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Murder of Viola Liuzzo

The Informant: The FBI, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Murder of Viola Liuzzo

Gary May

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106350
eISBN:
9780300129991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106350.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book reveals the untold story of the murder of Civil Rights worker Viola Liuzzo, shot to death by members of the violent Birmingham Ku Klux Klan at the end of Martin Luther King's historic ... More

Just WordsLillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy, and the Failure of Public Conversation in America

Just Words: Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy, and the Failure of Public Conversation in America

Alan Ackerman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167122
eISBN:
9780300171808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167122.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In an appearance on The Dick Cavett Showin 1980, the critic Mary McCarthy glibly remarked that every word author Lillian Hellman wrote was a lie, “including ‘and’ and ‘the’.” Hellman immediately ... More

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