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William Lloyd Garrison at Two Hundred

William Lloyd Garrison at Two Hundred

James Stewart (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136586
eISBN:
9780300152401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

William Lloyd Garrison (1805–1879) was one of the most militant and uncompromising abolitionists in the United States. As the editor of the abolitionist paper Liberator and cofounder of the American ... More

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Kathryn Kish Sklar and James Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two epochal developments profoundly influenced the history of the Atlantic world between 1770 and 1870—the rise of women's rights activism and the drive to eliminate chattel slavery. The chapters ... More

Works in ProgressPlans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963

Works in Progress: Plans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963

Jenny Leigh Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300200690
eISBN:
9780300210316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200690.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book investigates the gap between the plans and the reality of the Soviet Union's mid-20th-century project to industrialize and modernize its agricultural system. Historians agree that the ... More

Wrestling with an AngelPower, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Ehud Luz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

By regaining for the Jewish people the capacity to deploy force, Zionism posed moral dilemmas for the Jews that for many generations, living in exile, they had not had to confront. The return to full ... More

Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Roger Cooter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186635
eISBN:
9780300189438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186635.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

A collection of ten chapters paired with substantial prefaces, this book chronicles and contextualizes the author's contributions to the history of medicine. The book critically examines the politics ... More

XerxesA Persian Life

Xerxes: A Persian Life

Richard Stoneman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300180077
eISBN:
9780300216042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180077.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Xerxes, Great King of the Persian Empire from 486–465 B.C., has gone down in history as an angry tyrant full of insane ambition. The stand of Leonidas and the 300 against his army at Thermopylae is a ... More

Yaquis and the EmpireViolence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Raphael B. Folsom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book on the Yaqui people of the north Mexican state of Sonora examines the history of Yaqui-Spanish interactions from first contact in 1533 through Mexican independence in 1821. It deals with ... More

Zulu WarriorsThe Battle for the South African Frontier

Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

John Laband

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the British embarked on a concerted series of campaigns in South Africa. Within three years they waged five wars against African states with the intent of ... More

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