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Sisters of Salome

Sisters of Salome

Toni Bentley

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090390
eISBN:
9780300127256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090390.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As the nineteenth century gave way to the twentieth, a short-lived but extraordinary cultural phenomenon spread throughout Europe and the United States—“Salomania.” The term was coined when biblical ... More

Slavery and the Commerce PowerHow the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

David L. Lightner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114706
eISBN:
9780300135169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114706.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Despite the United States' ban on slave importation in 1808, profitable interstate slave trading continued. The nineteenth century's great cotton boom required vast human labor to bring new lands ... More

Slaves of One MasterGlobalization and Slavery in Arabia in the Age of Empire

Slaves of One Master: Globalization and Slavery in Arabia in the Age of Empire

Matthew S Hopper

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300192018
eISBN:
9780300213928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192018.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This history of the African diaspora and slavery in Arabia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries examines the interconnected themes of enslavement, globalization, and empire and challenges ... 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

Solomon's Secret ArtsThe Occult in the Age of Enlightenment

Solomon's Secret Arts: The Occult in the Age of Enlightenment

Paul Kleber Monod

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123586
eISBN:
9780300195392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123586.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are known as the Age of Enlightenment, a time of science and reason. This book reveals the surprising extent to which Newton, Boyle, Locke, and other ... More

The Soviet TheaterA Documentary History

The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book offers a panoramic history of Soviet theater from the Bolshevik Revolution to the eventual collapse of the USSR. Making use of more than eighty years' worth of archival documentation, the ... More

The Soviet-Polish Peace of 1921 and the Creation of Interwar Europe

The Soviet-Polish Peace of 1921 and the Creation of Interwar Europe

Jerzy Borzecki

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121216
eISBN:
9780300145014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121216.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Soviet–Polish peace treaty of 1921, also known as the “Riga peace,” ended the war of 1919–1920 and may be considered the most important Eastern European treaty of the interwar period. This book ... More

The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and Communism

The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and Communism

Stanley G. Payne

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100686
eISBN:
9780300130782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100686.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book, which offers a comprehensive narrative of Soviet and Communist intervention in the revolution and civil war in Spain, documents in detail Soviet strategies, Comintern activities, and the ... More

The Spanish Resurgence, 1713-1748

The Spanish Resurgence, 1713-1748

Christopher Storrs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300216899
eISBN:
9780300225235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216899.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book considers the extraordinary revival of Spanish power following the War of the Spanish Succession. Between 1713 and 1748 the Spain of Philip V was the single greatest threat to peace in ... More

Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Thomas James Dandelet

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Rome was an aged but still vigorous power while Spain was a rising giant on track toward becoming the world's most powerful and first truly global empire. ... More

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