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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

Farming the Red LandJewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first history of the Jewish agricultural colonies that were established in Crimea and southern Ukraine in 1924 and which, fewer than twenty years later, ended in tragedy. It opens a ... More

The Fatal LandWar, Empire, and the Highland Soldier in British America

The Fatal Land: War, Empire, and the Highland Soldier in British America

Matthew P Dziennik

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300196726
eISBN:
9780300213508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196726.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

More than 12,000 soldiers from the Highlands of Scotland were recruited to serve in Great Britain's colonies in the Americas in the middle to the late decades of the eighteenth century. This history ... More

Female AlliancesGender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Amanda E. Herbert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, cultural, economic, and political changes, as well as increased geographic mobility, placed strains upon British society. But by cultivating ... More

The Field of Cloth of Gold

The Field of Cloth of Gold

Glenn Richardson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300148862
eISBN:
9780300160390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148862.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book provides the history of a major Tudor event: an extraordinary international gathering of Renaissance rulers unparalleled in its opulence, pageantry, controversy, and mystery. Throughout ... More

The Financial Crisis of Abolition

The Financial Crisis of Abolition

John Schulz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134193
eISBN:
9780300150490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134193.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From 1850 to 1914, Brazil enjoyed a long period of political and financial stability that was interrupted just once. During this rupture in 1889–1894, the country suffered two successful ... More

Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865

Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865

Mark W. Geiger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300151510
eISBN:
9780300151527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151510.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book explores a previously unknown financial conspiracy at the start of the American Civil War, focusing on events that happened in Missouri prior to financial conspiracy. It also discusses the ... More

The First CircumnavigatorsUnsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Harry Kelsey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Prior histories of the first Spanish mariners to circumnavigate the globe in the sixteenth century have focused on Ferdinand Magellan and the other illustrious leaders of these daring expeditions. ... More

First StrikeAmerica, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Mark Totten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Can the use of force first against a less-than-imminent threat be both morally acceptable and consistent with American values? This book offers an in-depth, historical examination of the use of ... More

For God and KaiserThe Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Richard Bassett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book presents an account of the Habsburg army. The text shows how the Imperial Austrian Army, time and again, was a decisive factor in the story of Europe, the balance of international power, ... More

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