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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

Spy CapitalismITEK and the CIA

Spy Capitalism: ITEK and the CIA

Jonathan E. Lewis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091922
eISBN:
9780300129052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091922.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

What happens when the world of venture capitalism collides with the world of espionage? The answer lies inside the executive suite at Itek Corporation during the Cold War years from 1957 to 1965. ... More

Stalin and the LubiankaA Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This documentary history explores Joseph Stalin's relationship with, and manipulation of, the Soviet political police. The story follows the changing functions, organization, and fortunes of the ... More

Stalin's Music PrizeSoviet Culture and Politics

Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Marina Frolova-Walker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book takes a new look at musical life in Iosif Stalin's Soviet Union. It focuses on the musicians and composers who received Stalin Prizes, awarded annually to artists whose work was thought to ... More

Stalin's WorldDictating the Soviet Order

Stalin's World: Dictating the Soviet Order

Sarah Davies and James Harris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300182811
eISBN:
9780300184723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300182811.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Using the materials of Stalin’s personal archive, this book explores the dictator’s “vision” of the world. It considers his vision from two different but complementary perspectives. It begins by ... More

Tales From the Long Twelfth CenturyThe Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

Tales From the Long Twelfth Century: The Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

Richard Huscroft

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300187250
eISBN:
9780300187281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187250.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book tells the story of England's great medieval Angevin dynasty in an entirely new way. Departing from the usual king-centric narrative, each chapter centers on the experiences of a particular ... More

Terror by QuotaState Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Paul R. Gregory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This analysis of the workings of Soviet state security organs under Lenin and Stalin addresses a series of questions that have long resisted satisfactory answers. Why did political repression affect ... More

Theodore RooseveltPreacher of Righteousness

Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Joshua David Hawley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Often dismissed by scholars as an opportunistic politician whose ideas lacked historical import, Theodore Roosevelt has been underestimated as a thinker. But this book states that to disdain his ... More

Time and the Shape of History

Time and the Shape of History

Penelope J. Corfield

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115581
eISBN:
9780300137941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115581.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book explores the relationship between time and history and shows how an appreciation of long-term time helps to make sense of the past. The book is devoted to a wide-ranging analysis of the way ... More

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