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The Duke's AssassinExile and Death of Lorenzino de' Medici

The Duke's Assassin: Exile and Death of Lorenzino de' Medici

Stefano Dall'Aglio

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300189780
eISBN:
9780300213584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189780.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book sheds new light on the notorious Florentine Lorenzino de' Medici (also known as Lorenzaccio) and on two of the most infamous assassinations of Italian Renaissance history. In 1537 Lorenzino ... More

Enemies WithinThe Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America

Enemies Within: The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America

Robert Alan Goldberg

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090000
eISBN:
9780300132946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

There is a hunger for conspiracy news in America. Hundreds of Internet websites, magazines, newsletters, even entire publishing houses, disseminate information on invisible enemies and their secret ... More

Engineering CommunismHow Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

Steven T. Usdin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108743
eISBN:
9780300127959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108743.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of Joel Barr and Alfred Sarant, dedicated Communists and members of the Rosenberg spy ring, who stole information from the United States during World War II, which proved ... More

Engines of TruthProducing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Wendie E Schneider

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Engines of Truth explores the history of nineteenth-century British trial procedure from the novel viewpoint of efforts to control perjury. Perjury emerged as an acute problem in the Victorian era: ... More

Enlightenment's FrontierThe Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Enlightenment's Frontier: The Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162547
eISBN:
9780300163742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162547.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book investigates the environmental roots of the Scottish Enlightenment. What was the place of the natural world in Adam Smith's famous defense of free trade? The author recovers the forgotten ... More

The Ethiopian RevolutionWar in the Horn of Africa

The Ethiopian Revolution: War in the Horn of Africa

Gebru Tareke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141634
eISBN:
9780300156157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141634.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is the history of the quarter of the century that led up to the American disaster in Somalia. It also describes the rise and fall of the Ethiopian socialist dictator and ruler, Mengistu ... More

The Exile's SongEdmond Dédé and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World

The Exile's Song: Edmond Dédé and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World

Sally McKee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221367
eISBN:
9780300224696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221367.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book chronicles the extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dede, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France. In 1855, Edmond Dede, a free black ... More

Extending the FrontiersEssays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database

Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database

David Eltis and David Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134360
eISBN:
9780300151749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134360.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the various essays based on the transatlantic slave trade database that contains 34,850 voyages, well over half of which contain information which was unavailable in 1999. A ... More

Fake SilkThe Lethal History of Viscose Rayon

Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon

Paul David Blanc

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204667
eISBN:
9780300224887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

When a new technology makes people ill, how high does the body count have to be before protectives steps are taken? This disturbing book tells a dark story of hazardous manufacturing, poisonous ... More

Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union

Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union

Felix Wemheuer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300195811
eISBN:
9780300206784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195811.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the twentieth century, 80 percent of all famine victims worldwide died in China and the Soviet Union. This book analyzes the historical and political roots of these socialist-era famines, in ... More

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