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Aristocratic ViceThe Attack on Duelling, Suicide, Adultery, and Gambling in Eighteenth-Century England

Aristocratic Vice: The Attack on Duelling, Suicide, Adultery, and Gambling in Eighteenth-Century England

Donna T. Andrew

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300184334
eISBN:
9780300185522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300184334.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the outrage against—and attempts to end—the four vices associated with the aristocracy in eighteenth-century England: dueling, suicide, adultery, and gambling. It also discusses ... More

Arming SlavesFrom Classical Times to the Modern Age

Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age

Christopher Leslie Brown and Philip D. Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109009
eISBN:
9780300134858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Arming slaves as soldiers is a counterintuitive idea. Yet throughout history, in many varied societies, slaveholders have entrusted slaves with the use of deadly force. This book surveys the practice ... More

The Art of PeacemakingPolitical Essays by István Bibó

The Art of Peacemaking: Political Essays by István Bibó

István Bibó

Iván Z. Dénes (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300203783
eISBN:
9780300210262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203783.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

István Bibó (1911–1979) was a Hungarian lawyer, political thinker, prolific essayist, and minister of state for the Hungarian national government during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. This ... 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

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

At Empire's EdgeExploring Rome`s Egyptian Frontier

At Empire's Edge: Exploring Rome`s Egyptian Frontier

Robert B. Jackson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088564
eISBN:
9780300129519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book examines the history of the most important sites that constitute Rome's Egyptian frontier, and provides a summary of what is currently known or theorized about the Roman occupation of these ... More

The Battle for SyriaInternational Rivalry in the New Middle East

The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Christopher Phillips

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book provides an analysis of the crucial but underexplored roles the United States and other nations have played in shaping Syria's ongoing civil war. Most accounts of Syria's brutal, ... More

The Beecher Sisters

The Beecher Sisters

Barbara A. White

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099270
eISBN:
9780300127638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099270.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a joint biography of the famous Beecher sisters, who lived and worked in nineteenth-century America. Daughters of the well-known evangelist Lyman Beecher, the three sisters, who were not ... More

Before L.A.Race, Space, and Municipal Power in Los Angeles, 1781-1894

Before L.A.: Race, Space, and Municipal Power in Los Angeles, 1781-1894

David Samuel Torres-Rouff

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300141238
eISBN:
9780300156621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141238.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book expands borderlands history by examining the past and original urban infrastructure of one of America's most prominent cities; its social, spatial, and racial divides and boundaries; and ... More

Belonging and GenocideHitler's Community, 1918-1945

Belonging and Genocide: Hitler's Community, 1918-1945

Thomas Kühne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121865
eISBN:
9780300168570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121865.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

No one has ever posed a satisfactory explanation for the extreme inhumanity of the Holocaust. What enabled millions of Germans to perpetrate or condone the murder of the Jews? This book offers a ... More

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