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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

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

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