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Why Liberalism Failed

Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300223446
eISBN:
9780300231878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223446.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Has liberalism failed because it has succeeded? Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century—fascism, communism, and liberalism—only the last remains. This has created a peculiar ... More

The Stakes of HistoryOn the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life

The Stakes of History: On the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life

David N. Myers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300228939
eISBN:
9780300231403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228939.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Why do we study history? What is the role of the historian in the contemporary world? These questions prompted David N. Myers’s illuminating and poignant call for the relevance of historical research ... More

Philo of AlexandriaAn Intellectual Biography

Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography

Maren R Niehoff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300175233
eISBN:
9780300231304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175233.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Philo was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who left behind one of the richest bodies of work from antiquity, yet his personality and intellectual development have remained a riddle. This book ... More

Our Beloved KinA New History of King Philip's War

Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Lisa Brooks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

With rigorous original scholarship and creative narration, Our Beloved Kin recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and resistance during the “First Indian War” (later named “King Philip’s War”) ... More

The Other Middle EastAn Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature

The Other Middle East: An Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature

Franck Salameh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300204445
eISBN:
9780300231816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204445.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is an original collection of Middle Eastern literature (Levantine literature). It offers a glimpse into a contemporary Middle East that defies common Western misconceptions and prejudices. ... More

Memory LandsKing Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Christine M. DeLucia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book reassesses the nature and meanings of King Philip’s War (1675-1678), a major Indigenous resistance movement and colonial conflict that pervasively reshaped the American Northeast and has ... More

Growing Up with the CountryFamily, Race, and Nation after the Civil War

Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War

Kendra Taira Field

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300180527
eISBN:
9780300182286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180527.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Growing Up with the Country documents the migration of freedom’s first generation out of the South and into the West after the Civil War. A narrative history, the book traces three of the author’s ... More

Critique of Religious Discourse

Critique of Religious Discourse

Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300207125
eISBN:
9780300231458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207125.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

First published in Arabic in 1994, this book's controversial approach argued that conventional fundamentalist interpretations of the Quran and other Islamic religious texts are ahistorical and ... More

Catholics on the BarricadesPoland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Piotr H. Kosicki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300225518
eISBN:
9780300231489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225518.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells a sweeping story of how Catholics from France and Poland wrestled throughout the first half of the twentieth century with a series of earth-shattering challenges to their worldview: ... 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

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