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The Bus KidsChildren's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Ira W. Lit

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book offers a compelling and uniquely detailed examination of the experiences of kindergarten students in California participating in a voluntary school desegregation program. It focuses on the ... More

Bush v. GoreThe Question of Legitimacy

Bush v. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy

Bruce Ackerman (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093797
eISBN:
9780300127003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093797.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

It was believed that the Supreme Court's intervention in the 2000 election would shape American law and democracy long after George W. Bush has left the White House. This book brings together a broad ... More

The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

Calvin Schermerhorn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300192001
eISBN:
9780300213898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192001.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Businesses that financed, traded, and transported enslaved people chart the progress of nineteenth-century American capitalism more strikingly than any other enterprise. Drawing on history, ... More

The Cabala of Pegasus

The Cabala of Pegasus

Giordano Bruno

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092172
eISBN:
9780300127911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092172.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Giordano Bruno's The Cabala of Pegasus grew out of the great Italian philosopher's experiences lecturing and debating at Oxford in early 1584. Having received a cold reception there because of his ... More

Caesar's DruidsStory of an Ancient Priesthood

Caesar's Druids: Story of an Ancient Priesthood

Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124422
eISBN:
9780300165883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124422.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Ancient chroniclers, including Julius Caesar himself, made the Druids and their sacred rituals infamous throughout the Western world. This book shows the Druids' day-to-day lives, which were far less ... More

California DreamingReforming Mathematics Education

California Dreaming: Reforming Mathematics Education

Suzanne Wilson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094329
eISBN:
9780300127539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094329.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book presents a history of efforts to reform mathematics education in California throughout the last two decades of the 20th century. That history is a contentious one, full of such fervour and ... More

The Carbon Crunch

The Carbon Crunch

Dieter Helm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explains the causes of climate change and who is responsible for it. It shows that the emissions keep going up, and that nothing of substance has yet been achieved after more than two ... More

The Case for GreatnessHonorable Ambition and Its Critics

The Case for Greatness: Honorable Ambition and Its Critics

Robert Faulkner

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123937
eISBN:
9780300150278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123937.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book examines political ambition, good and bad, paying particular attention to honorable ambition. The book contends that too many modern accounts of leadership slight such things as ... More

Cassirer's Metaphysics of Symbolic FormsA Philosophical Commentary

Cassirer's Metaphysics of Symbolic Forms: A Philosophical Commentary

Thora Bayer

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083316
eISBN:
9780300127171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083316.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book—a commentary on Ernst Cassirer's Metaphysics of Symbolic Forms—provides an introduction to the metaphysical views that underlie the philosopher's conceptions of symbolic form and human ... More

Chairman of the FedWilliam McChesney Martin Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System

Chairman of the Fed: William McChesney Martin Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System

Robert P. Bremner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105087
eISBN:
9780300127799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105087.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This is a biography of William McChesney Martin Jr. (1906–1998), the first paid president of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the chairman of the Federal Reserve System (Fed) under Presidents ... More

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