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Borderlines in BorderlandsJames Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776-1821

Borderlines in Borderlands: James Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776-1821

J. C. A. Stagg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139051
eISBN:
9780300153286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139051.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In examining how the United States gained control over the northern borderlands of Spanish America, this work reassesses the diplomacy of President James Madison. Historians have assumed that ... More

The Bourgeois FrontierFrench Towns, French Traders, and American Expansion

The Bourgeois Frontier: French Towns, French Traders, and American Expansion

Jay Gitlin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101188
eISBN:
9780300155761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Histories tend to emphasize conquest by Anglo-Americans as the driving force behind the development of the American West. However, this book argues that the activities of the French are crucial to ... More

The Bronze HorsemanFalconet's Monument to Peter the Great

The Bronze Horseman: Falconet's Monument to Peter the Great

Alexander M. Schenker

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097122
eISBN:
9780300128949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097122.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is a comprehensive treatment of the most consequential work of art ever to be executed in Russia: the equestrian monument to Peter the Great, or The Bronze Horseman, as it has come to be ... More

Browned Off and Bloody-MindedThe British Soldier Goes to War 1939-1945

Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War 1939-1945

Alan Allport

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300170757
eISBN:
9780300213126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170757.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

More than three-and-a-half million men served in the British Army during the Second World War, the vast majority of them civilians who had never expected to become soldiers and had little idea what ... More

Building a New Jerusalem

Building a New Jerusalem

Francis J. Bremer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book discusses John Davenport, cofounder of the colony of New Haven, who has been neglected in studies that view early New England primarily from a Massachusetts viewpoint. It restores the ... More

The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

Calvin Schermerhorn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300192001
eISBN:
9780300213898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192001.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Businesses that financed, traded, and transported enslaved people chart the progress of nineteenth-century American capitalism more strikingly than any other enterprise. Drawing on history, ... More

Caesar's DruidsStory of an Ancient Priesthood

Caesar's Druids: Story of an Ancient Priesthood

Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124422
eISBN:
9780300165883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124422.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Ancient chroniclers, including Julius Caesar himself, made the Druids and their sacred rituals infamous throughout the Western world. This book shows the Druids' day-to-day lives, which were far less ... More

Chairman of the FedWilliam McChesney Martin Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System

Chairman of the Fed: William McChesney Martin Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System

Robert P. Bremner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105087
eISBN:
9780300127799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105087.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This is a biography of William McChesney Martin Jr. (1906–1998), the first paid president of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the chairman of the Federal Reserve System (Fed) under Presidents ... More

Charand-o ParandRevolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

A classic of modern Persian literature, Charand-o Parand (Stuff and Nonsense) is a work familiar to every literate Iranian. Originally a series of newspaper columns written by scholar and satirist ... More

The Chattel PrincipleInternal Slave Trades in the Americas

The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Walter Johnson (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book presents a comparative account of the slave trade within the nations and colonial systems of the Americas. While most scholarly attention to slavery in the Americas has concentrated on ... More

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