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How Shakespeare Put Politics on the StagePower and Succession in the History Plays

How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Peter Lake

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book presents an analysis of how Shakespeare's plays intersected with the politics and culture of Elizabethan England. With an ageing, childless monarch, lingering divisions due to the ... More

William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror

David Bates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300118759
eISBN:
9780300183832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118759.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book offers a reinterpretation of the life of a pivotal figure in British and European history. This book combines biography and a multidisciplinary approach to examine the life of a major ... More

A Spiritual Economy

A Spiritual Economy

Thomas R. Blanton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300220407
eISBN:
9780300225143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220407.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Utilizing theories of gift exchange from Seneca to Marcel Mauss and beyond, Thomas Blanton explains the operation of the gift economy at work in the letters of Paul of Tarsus. The book shows how Paul ... More

Sincerity After CommunismA Cultural History

Sincerity After Communism: A Cultural History

Ellen Rutten

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300213980
eISBN:
9780300224832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300213980.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book presents the compelling study of “new sincerity” as a powerful cultural practice, born in perestroika-era Russia, and how it interconnects with global social and media flows. The global ... More

Inventing American ExceptionalismThe Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877

Inventing American Exceptionalism: The Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877

Amalia D. Kessler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198072
eISBN:
9780300224849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198072.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

It is widely accepted that American procedure—and indeed American legal culture as a whole—are adversarial (and distinctively so). Yet, precisely because this assumption is so deep-rooted, we have ... More

Friendship in the Hebrew Bible

Friendship in the Hebrew Bible

Saul M. Olyan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300182682
eISBN:
9780300184228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300182682.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Friendship, though a topic of considerable humanistic and cross disciplinary interest in the contemporary academy, has mainly been ignored by scholars of the Hebrew Bible, possibly on account of its ... 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

Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

'Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad ibn 'Ali al-Sha'rani

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198652
eISBN:
9780300225280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198652.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book sheds light on the relationship between spiritual and political authority in early modern Egypt. This guide to political behavior and expediency offers advice to Sufi shaykhs, or spiritual ... 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

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

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