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The Old BoysThe Decline and Rise of the Public School

The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

David Turner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

To many in the United Kingdom, the British public school remains the disliked and mistrusted embodiment of privilege and elitism. They have educated many of the country's top bankers and politicians ... More

A Plague of InformersConspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

Rachel Weil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300171044
eISBN:
9780300199284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171044.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Stories of plots, sham plots, and the citizen-informers who discovered them are at the centre of this study of the turbulent decade following the Revolution of 1688. Most studies of the Glorious ... More

The Rise of Thomas CromwellPower and Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII, 1485-1534

The Rise of Thomas Cromwell: Power and Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII, 1485-1534

Michael Everett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207422
eISBN:
9780300213089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207422.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

How much does the Thomas Cromwell of popular novels and television series resemble the real Cromwell? This meticulous study of Cromwell's early political career expands and revises what has been ... More

Sleep in Early Modern EnglandSensors, Networks, Hackers, and the Future of Urban Life

Sleep in Early Modern England: Sensors, Networks, Hackers, and the Future of Urban Life

Sasha Handley and Matthew Claudel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300220391
eISBN:
9780300222135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220391.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A riveting look at how the early modern world revolutionized sleep and its relation to body, mind, soul, and society Drawing on diverse archival sources and material artifacts, Handley reveals that ... More

The Warrior GeneralsWinning the British Civil Wars

The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Malcolm Wanklyn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This history of the men who directed and determined the outcome of the mid-seventeenth-century British wars—from Cromwell, Fairfax, and Essex to many more lesser-known figures—offers an assessment of ... More

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