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The Watchful Clothier

The Watchful Clothier

Matthew Kadane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169614
eISBN:
9780300188936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169614.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

A clothier and a deeply religious man, Joseph Ryder faithfully kept a diary from 1733 until his death, 2.5 million words later, in 1768. Recently rediscovered and interpreted by the author of this ... More

The Watchman in PiecesSurveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood

The Watchman in Pieces: Surveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood

David Rosen and Aaron Santesso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300155419
eISBN:
9780300156645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300155419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Spanning nearly 500 years of cultural and social history, this book examines the ways that literature and surveillance have developed together, as kindred modern practices. As ideas about ... More

The Watershed of Modern PoliticsLaw, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Francis Oakley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300194432
eISBN:
9780300213799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194432.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the third volume in a trilogy which engages in the political thinkers of the later Middle Ages, Renaissance, Age of Reformation, and religious wars, and the era that produced the Divine Right ... More

We Wept Without TearsTestimonies of the Jewish Sonderkommando from Auschwitz

We Wept Without Tears: Testimonies of the Jewish Sonderkommando from Auschwitz

Gideon Greif

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106510
eISBN:
9780300131987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106510.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Sonderkommando of Auschwitz-Birkenau consisted primarily of Jewish prisoners forced by the Germans to facilitate the mass extermination. Though never involved in the killing itself, they were ... More

WeimarFrom Enlightenment to the Present

Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Michael H Kater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book chronicles the rise and fall of one of Germany's most iconic cities in this history of Weimar. Weimar was a centre of the arts during the Enlightenment and hence the cradle of German ... More

What Can and Can'T Be SaidRace, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

What Can and Can'T Be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

Dell Upton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211757
eISBN:
9780300216615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211757.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A study of monuments to the civil rights movement and African American history that have been erected in the U.S. South over the past three decades, this work explores how commemorative structures ... More

What to Listen For in RockA Stylistic Analysis

What to Listen For in Rock: A Stylistic Analysis

Ken Stephenson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092394
eISBN:
9780300128239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092394.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This concise analysis of rock music explores the features that make this internationally popular music distinct from earlier music styles. The author offers a guided tour of rock music from the 1950s ... More

"When You Were Gentiles"Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

"When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Cavan W. Concannon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book makes a significant contribution to Pauline studies by imagining the responses of the Corinthians to Paul’s letters. Based on surviving written materials and archaeological research, it ... More

Why Conservation Is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground

Why Conservation Is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground

Eric Freyfogle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110401
eISBN:
9780300133295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110401.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book examines different aspects of land conservation. Using land in its broadest ecological sense, to include not just soils but wildlife, water, ecological processes, and humans, it approaches ... More

Why Literature Matters in the 21st Century

Why Literature Matters in the 21st Century

Mark Roche

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104493
eISBN:
9780300129595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104493.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book examines literature in its connection to virtue and moral excellence. The author is concerned with literature as the teacher of virtue. The current crisis in the humanities may be traced ... More

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