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The Compelling IdealThought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

The Compelling Ideal: Thought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956

Jan Kiely

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300185942
eISBN:
9780300186376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185942.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is about the early twentieth-century institutional formation of the system of penal reformation (ganhua) in China, its subsequent expansion and extension, and the related initial emergence ... More

Competing Visions of EmpireLabor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire

Competing Visions of Empire: Labor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire

Abigail L Swingen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300187540
eISBN:
9780300189445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187540.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the connections betweenthe origins of the English empire and unfree laborby exploring how England’s imperial designs influenced contemporary politics and debates about labor, ... More

The Conquest of MalariaItaly, 1900-1962

The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900-1962

Frank M. Snowden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108996
eISBN:
9780300128437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108996.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

At the outset of the twentieth century, malaria was Italy's major public health problem. It was the cause of low productivity, poverty, and economic backwardness, while it also stunted literacy, ... More

Constantine and Rome

Constantine and Rome

R. Ross Holloway

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100433
eISBN:
9780300129717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100433.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Constantine the Great (285–337) played a crucial role in mediating between the pagan, imperial past of the city of Rome, which he conquered in 312, and its future as a Christian capital. This book ... More

Corridors of PowerThe Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Corridors of Power: The Politics of Environmental Aid to Madagascar

Catherine A. Corson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300212273
eISBN:
9780300225068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212273.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Since the 1970s, the U.S. Agency for International Development has spent millions of dollars to preserve Madagascar's rich biological diversity. Yet its habitats are still in decline. Studying forty ... More

The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

C. M. Woolgar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300181913
eISBN:
9780300182361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181913.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book shows that food in late-medieval England was far more complex, varied, and more culturally significant than we imagine today. Drawing on a vast range of sources, the book charts how ... More

Culture, Capitalism, and Democracy in the New America

Culture, Capitalism, and Democracy in the New America

Richard Brown

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100259
eISBN:
9780300127874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100259.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

The United States is in transit from an industrial to a postindustrial society, from a modern to a postmodern culture, and from a national to a global economy. This book asks how we can distinguish ... More

Democracy's BeginningThe Athenian Story

Democracy's Beginning: The Athenian Story

Thomas N. Mitchell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300215038
eISBN:
9780300217353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The first democracy, established in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago, has served as the foundation for every democratic system of government instituted down the centuries. This book tells the ... More

Diary, 1901-1969

Diary, 1901-1969

Kornei Chukovsky

Elena Chukovskaya and Victor Erlich (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106114
eISBN:
9780300137972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106114.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A perceptive literary critic, a world-famous writer of witty and playful verses for children, a leading authority on children's linguistic creativity, and a highly skilled translator, Kornei ... More

Discovering TuberculosisA Global History, 1900 to the Present

Discovering Tuberculosis: A Global History, 1900 to the Present

Christian W. McMillen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300190298
eISBN:
9780300213485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190298.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Discovering Tuberculosis looks at key places, developments, and ideas in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries that explain the staying power of tuberculosis in both the past and the ... More

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