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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

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

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

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

The First VictoryThe Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Andrew Stewart

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book presents a new account of the long-overlooked achievement of British-led forces who, against all odds, scored the first major Allied victory of the Second World War. Surprisingly neglected ... More

Indigenous LondonNative Travelers at the Heart of Empire

Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of Empire

Coll Thrush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300206302
eISBN:
9780300224863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206302.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides an imaginative retelling of London's history, framed through the experiences of Indigenous travelers who came to the city over the course of more than five centuries. London is ... More

The Progressives' CenturyPolitical Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State

The Progressives' Century: Political Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State

Stephen Skowronek, Stephen M Engel, and Bruce Ackerman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204841
eISBN:
9780300225099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204841.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book looks at how the Progressive Era redefined the playing field for conservatives and liberals alike. During the 1912 presidential campaign, Progressivism emerged as an alternative to what was ... More

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