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The Mongols and the Islamic WorldFrom Conquest to Conversion

The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Peter Jackson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an epic historical consideration of the Mongol conquest of Western Asia and the spread of Islam during the years of non-Muslim rule. The Mongol conquest of the Islamic world began in the ... More

The Imprint of Congress

The Imprint of Congress

David R. Mayhew

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215700
eISBN:
9780300227949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What kind of job has America's routinely disparaged legislative body actually done? This book provides an insightful historical analysis of the U.S. Congress's performance from the late eighteenth ... More

Gulag Letters

Gulag Letters

Arsenii Formakov

Emily D. Johnson (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300209310
eISBN:
9780300228199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209310.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Memoirs and works of fiction that describe the Stalinist Gulag often depict labor camps as entirely cut off from the rest of Soviet society. In fact, however, many prisoners corresponded at least ... More

The Criterion for Distinguishing Legal Opinions from Judicial Rulings and the Administrative Acts of Judges and Rulers

The Criterion for Distinguishing Legal Opinions from Judicial Rulings and the Administrative Acts of Judges and Rulers

Shihab al-Din Ahmad ibn Idris al-Qarafi al-Maliki

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300191158
eISBN:
9780300227567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191158.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book is the first and much-needed English translation of a thirteenth-century text that shaped the development of Islamic law in the late middle ages. Scholars of Islamic law can find few ... More

Stepping in the Same River TwiceReplication in Biological Research

Stepping in the Same River Twice: Replication in Biological Research

Ayelet Shavit and Aaron M Ellison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300209549
eISBN:
9780300228038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209549.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores the critically important process of replication in biological and biomedical research. Without replication, the trustworthiness of scientific research remains in doubt. Although ... More

See It/Shoot ItThe Secret History of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program

See It/Shoot It: The Secret History of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program

Christopher J. Fuller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218541
eISBN:
9780300227673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218541.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is an illuminating study tracing the evolution of drone technology and counterterrorism policy from the Reagan to the Obama administrations. The book uncovers the history of the most ... More

Plugged InHow Media Attract and Affect Youth

Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica T Piotrowski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book is an illuminating study of the complex relationship between children and media in the digital age. Now, as never before, young people are surrounded by media, thanks to the sophistication ... More

The Long Space AgeThe Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War

The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War

Alexander MacDonald

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300219326
eISBN:
9780300227888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219326.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The early years of the twenty-first century have seen the rise to prominence of private-sector American spaceflight. The result is a new phase of space development—one where human spaceflight is no ... More

Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag

Illness and Inhumanity in Stalin's Gulag

Golfo Alexopoulos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300179415
eISBN:
9780300227536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179415.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book is a new and chilling study of lethal human exploitation in the Soviet forced labor camps, one of the pillars of Stalinist terror. The book is a shocking study of life and death in Stalin's ... More

Bloody EngagementsJohn R. Kelso's Civil War

Bloody Engagements: John R. Kelso's Civil War

John R. Kelso

Christopher Grasso (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300210965
eISBN:
9780300227772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210965.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book presents an edited edition of a Union soldier's remarkable memoir, offering a rare perspective on guerrilla warfare and on the larger meanings of the American Civil War. While tales of ... More

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