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According to Our HeartsRhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

Angela Onwuachi-Willig

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166828
eISBN:
9780300166880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166828.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book looks at what it means to be a multiracial couple in the United States today. It begins with a look back at a 1925 case in which a two-month marriage ends with a man suing his wife for ... More

The Bourgeois FrontierFrench Towns, French Traders, and American Expansion

The Bourgeois Frontier: French Towns, French Traders, and American Expansion

Jay Gitlin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101188
eISBN:
9780300155761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Histories tend to emphasize conquest by Anglo-Americans as the driving force behind the development of the American West. However, this book argues that the activities of the French are crucial to ... More

Civil Society and EmpireIreland and Scotland in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

Civil Society and Empire: Ireland and Scotland in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

James Livesey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139020
eISBN:
9780300155907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book traces the origins of the modern conception of civil society—an ideal of collective life between the family and politics—not to England or France, as many of his predecessors have done, but ... More

DisorientationsSpanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Susan Martin-Marquez

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125207
eISBN:
9780300152524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125207.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explores from a new perspective the fraught processes of Spaniards' efforts to formulate a national identity, from the Enlightenment to the present day. Focusing on the nation's ... More

Domestic Subjects

Domestic Subjects

Beth H. Piatote

Ned Blackhawk and Kate Shanley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300171570
eISBN:
9780300189094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171570.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Amid the decline of U.S. military campaigns against Native Americans in the late nineteenth century, assimilation policy arose as the new front in the Indian Wars, with its weapons the deployment of ... More

Female AlliancesGender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Amanda E. Herbert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, cultural, economic, and political changes, as well as increased geographic mobility, placed strains upon British society. But by cultivating ... More

G.I. MessiahsSoldiering, War, and American Civil Religion

G.I. Messiahs: Soldiering, War, and American Civil Religion

Jonathan H Ebel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300176704
eISBN:
9780300216356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176704.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

G.I. Messiahs examines soldier veneration in twentieth- and twenty-first century America and argues that soldiers are the theological center of American civil religion. This book also recognizes that ... More

The Global Spread of Fertility DeclinePopulation, Fear, and Uncertainty

The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The world's population has grown by five billion people over the past century, an astounding 300 percent increase. Yet it is actually the decline in family size and population growth that is the ... More

Hanging TogetherUnity and Diversity in American Culture

Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

John Higham

Carl Guarneri (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088182
eISBN:
9780300129823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088182.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

How has America, with its many ethnic, class, and ideological divisions, allowed divergent groups to “hang together” as Americans? This book explores the ways in which Americans have conceived of a ... More

Heroic Failure and the British

Heroic Failure and the British

Stephanie Barczewski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300180060
eISBN:
9780300186819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180060.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From the Charge of the Light Brigade to Scott of the Antarctic and beyond, it seems as if glorious disaster and valiant defeat have been essential aspects of the British national character for the ... More

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