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Babel in ZionJews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Liora R. Halperin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The promotion and vernacularization of Hebrew, traditionally a language of Jewish liturgy and study, was a central accomplishment of the Zionist movement in Palestine in the years following World War ... More

Bach's Major Vocal WorksMusic, Drama, Liturgy

Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Markus Rathey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Every year, Johann Sebastian Bach’s major vocal works are performed to mark liturgical milestones in the Christian calendar. Written by a renowned Bach scholar, this book provides an introduction to ... More

The Baltimore School of Urban EcologySpace, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

J. Morgan Grove, Mary Cadenasso, Steward Pickett, and Gary Machlis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300101133
eISBN:
9780300217865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101133.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The first “urban century” in history has arrived: a majority of the world's population now resides in cities and their surrounding suburbs. Urban expansion marches on, and the planning and design of ... More

BannedA History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

Frederick Rowe Davis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205176
eISBN:
9780300210378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205176.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Rachel Carson's eloquent book Silent Spring stands as one of the most important books of the twentieth century and inspired important and long-lasting changes in environmental science and government ... More

Barley, Gold, or FiatToward a Pure Theory of Money

Barley, Gold, or Fiat: Toward a Pure Theory of Money

Thomas Quint and Martin Shubik

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300188158
eISBN:
9780300199222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188158.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book is about using game theory to model money and financial institutions. Using the backdrop of a simple two-good economy with two continua of traders, we propose a strategic market game to ... 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

Before ReligionA History of a Modern Concept

Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept

Brent Nongbri

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154160
eISBN:
9780300154177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154160.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

For much of the past two centuries, religion has been understood as a universal phenomenon, a part of the “natural” human experience that is essentially the same across cultures and throughout ... More

Béla Bartók

Béla Bartók

David Cooper

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300148770
eISBN:
9780300213072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148770.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This biography of Béla Bartók (1881–1945) presents a new view of the innovative Hungarian musician. The book traces Bartók's international career as an ardent ethno-musicologist and composer, ... More

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