Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 541-550 of 552 items

View:

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Kathryn Kish Sklar and James Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two epochal developments profoundly influenced the history of the Atlantic world between 1770 and 1870—the rise of women's rights activism and the drive to eliminate chattel slavery. The chapters ... More

Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are

Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are

Paul H. Fry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126488
eISBN:
9780300145410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126488.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book revises accepted views of William Wordsworth's motives and messages as a poet. Where others have oriented Wordsworth toward ideas of transcendence, nature worship, or—more ... More

Works in ProgressPlans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963

Works in Progress: Plans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930-1963

Jenny Leigh Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300200690
eISBN:
9780300210316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200690.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book investigates the gap between the plans and the reality of the Soviet Union's mid-20th-century project to industrialize and modernize its agricultural system. Historians agree that the ... More

The World's Oldest ChurchBible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

The World's Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

Michael Peppard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300213997
eISBN:
9780300216516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300213997.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1932, at an ancient military outpost on the Euphrates, excavators unearthed a series of wall paintings. A procession of veiled women, a soldier with sword drawn, a woman at a well. The space was ... More

Worlds Apart?Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Tammy Berberi, Elizabeth C. Hamilton, and Ian Sutherland (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Today's foreign language teachers are increasingly expected to be skilled in addressing multiple intelligences and differing learning styles, yet no reliable resources exist that consolidate the best ... More

Wrestling with an AngelPower, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Ehud Luz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

By regaining for the Jewish people the capacity to deploy force, Zionism posed moral dilemmas for the Jews that for many generations, living in exile, they had not had to confront. The return to full ... More

Writers and RebelsThe Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Rebecca Gould

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300200645
eISBN:
9780300220759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Spanning the period between the end of the Russo-Caucasian War and the death of the first female Chechen suicide bomber, this ground-breaking book is the first to compare Georgian, Chechen, and ... More

Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Roger Cooter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186635
eISBN:
9780300189438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186635.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

A collection of ten chapters paired with substantial prefaces, this book chronicles and contextualizes the author's contributions to the history of medicine. The book critically examines the politics ... More

XerxesA Persian Life

Xerxes: A Persian Life

Richard Stoneman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300180077
eISBN:
9780300216042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180077.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Xerxes, Great King of the Persian Empire from 486–465 B.C., has gone down in history as an angry tyrant full of insane ambition. The stand of Leonidas and the 300 against his army at Thermopylae is a ... More

Yaquis and the EmpireViolence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Raphael B. Folsom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book on the Yaqui people of the north Mexican state of Sonora examines the history of Yaqui-Spanish interactions from first contact in 1533 through Mexican independence in 1821. It deals with ... More

View: