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A Cheerful and Comfortable FaithAnglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia

A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia

Lauren Winner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124699
eISBN:
9780300168662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124699.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines the physical objects found in elite Virginia households of the eighteenth century to discover what they can tell us about their owners' lives and religious practices. The author ... More

The Christian MonitorsThe Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

The Christian Monitors: The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

Brent S. Sirota

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300167108
eISBN:
9780300199277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167108.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the moral and religious revival led by the Church of England before and after the Glorious Revolution, and shows how that revival laid the groundwork for a burgeoning civil society ... More

Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Joseph Bergin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book provides a synthesis devoted to the French experience of religious change during the period after the wars of religion up to the early Enlightenment. It provides an up-to-date and thorough ... More

Civil Society and EmpireIreland and Scotland in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

Civil Society and Empire: Ireland and Scotland in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

James Livesey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139020
eISBN:
9780300155907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book traces the origins of the modern conception of civil society—an ideal of collective life between the family and politics—not to England or France, as many of his predecessors have done, but ... More

Classics for the MassesShaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Classics for the Masses: Shaping Soviet Musical Identity under Lenin and Stalin

Pauline Fairclough

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217193
eISBN:
9780300219432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217193.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book explores the evolving role of music in shaping the cultural identity of the Soviet Union in a revelatory work that counters certain hitherto accepted views of an unbending, unchanging state ... More

Cold War EcologyForests, Farms, and People in the East German Landscape, 1945-1989

Cold War Ecology: Forests, Farms, and People in the East German Landscape, 1945-1989

Arvid Nelson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106602
eISBN:
9780300130300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106602.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

East Germany, its economy, and its society were in decline long before the country's political collapse in the late 1980s. This book argues that the clues were there in the natural landscape, but ... More

The Collapse of the Spanish Republic, 1933-1936Origins of the Civil War

The Collapse of the Spanish Republic, 1933-1936: Origins of the Civil War

Stanley G. Payne

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110654
eISBN:
9780300130805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110654.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book, which focuses on the short but crucial period that led to the collapse of the Spanish Republic and set the stage for the ensuing civil war, details the political shifts which occurred from ... More

Collecting Food, Cultivating PeopleSubsistence and Society in Central Africa

Collecting Food, Cultivating People: Subsistence and Society in Central Africa

Kathryn M. de Luna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300218534
eISBN:
9780300225167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218534.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Collecting Food, Cultivating People is a three thousand year history both of agricultural societies from the perspective of those farmers who also hunted, fished, and gathered and of the central and ... More

Colour of ParadiseEmeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Kris Lane

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300161311
eISBN:
9780300164701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300161311.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Among the magnificent gems and jewels left behind by the great Islamic empires, emeralds stand out for their size and prominence. For the Mughals, Ottomans, and Safavids green was—as it remains for ... More

Columbus's Outpost among the TainosSpain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1493, Christopher Columbus led a fleet of 17 ships and more than 1200 men to found a royal trading colony in America. Columbus had high hopes for his settlement, which he named La Isabela after ... More

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