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Babel in ZionJews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Liora R. Halperin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The promotion and vernacularization of Hebrew, traditionally a language of Jewish liturgy and study, was a central accomplishment of the Zionist movement in Palestine in the years following World War ... More

The Cherokee DiasporaAn Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity

The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity

Gregory D Smithers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300169607
eISBN:
9780300216585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169607.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Cherokee are one of the largest Native American tribes in the United States, with more than 300,000 people across the country claiming tribal membership and nearly one million people ... More

Designing Modern AmericaBroadway to Main Street

Designing Modern America: Broadway to Main Street

Christopher Innes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108040
eISBN:
9780300129557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

From the 1920s through the 1950s, two individuals, Joseph Urban and Norman Bel Geddes, did more, by far, to create the image of “America” and make it synonymous with modernity than any of their ... More

Engaging the Moving Image

Engaging the Moving Image

Noël Carroll

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091953
eISBN:
9780300133073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091953.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This collection of essays discusses topics in philosophy, film theory, and film criticism. Drawing on concepts from cognitive psychology and analytic philosophy, the author examines a wide range of ... More

Fast-Talking Dames

Fast-Talking Dames

Maria DiBattista

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088151
eISBN:
9780300133882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088151.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

There is nothing like a dame, exuberantly declares the song from the multicultural world of “South Pacific”, and proclaims, too, that a dame is a specific American creation, one of the things worth ... More

The Genius

The Genius

Eliyahu Stern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179309
eISBN:
9780300183221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179309.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Elijah ben Solomon, the “Genius of Vilna,” was perhaps the best-known and most understudied figure in modern Jewish history. This book offers a new narrative of Jewish modernity based on Elijah's ... More

Grounds For DreamingMexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Lori A Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Known as “The Salad Bowl of the World,” California's Salinas Valley became an agricultural empire due to the toil of diverse farmworkers, including Latinos. A sweeping critical history of how Mexican ... More

The Holy PlaceArchitecture, Ideology, and History in Russia

The Holy Place: Architecture, Ideology, and History in Russia

Konstantin Akinsha, Grigorij Kozlov, and Sylvia Hochfield

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110272
eISBN:
9780300144970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110272.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book surveys two centuries of Russian history through a succession of ambitious architectural projects designed for a single construction site in central Moscow. Czars, Bolshevik rulers, and ... More

Legal Codes and Talking TreesIndigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Katrina Jagodinsky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book is the first to focus on Indigenous women of the Southwest and Pacific Northwest and the ways they dealt with the challenges posed by the existing legal regimes of the nineteenth and ... More

Memory LandsKing Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Christine M. DeLucia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book reassesses the nature and meanings of King Philip’s War (1675-1678), a major Indigenous resistance movement and colonial conflict that pervasively reshaped the American Northeast and has ... More

Millennial StagesEssays and Reviews 2001-2005

Millennial Stages: Essays and Reviews 2001-2005

Robert Brustein

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115772
eISBN:
9780300135367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115772.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book offers a unique perspective on the American stage and its artists. The author examines crucial issues relating to theater in the post-9/11 years, analyzing specific plays, emerging and ... More

(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You LoveGender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

Brooke Erin Duffy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300218176
eISBN:
9780300227666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218176.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Profound transformations in our digital society have brought many enterprising women to social media platforms—from blogs to YouTube to Instagram—in hopes of channeling their talents into fulfilling ... More

Our Beloved KinA New History of King Philip's War

Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Lisa Brooks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

With rigorous original scholarship and creative narration, Our Beloved Kin recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and resistance during the “First Indian War” (later named “King Philip’s War”) ... More

Parenting Stress

Parenting Stress

Kirby Deater-Deckard

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103939
eISBN:
9780300133936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103939.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

All parents experience stress as they attempt to meet the challenges of caring for their children. This comprehensive book examines the causes and consequences of parenting distress, drawing on a ... More

Remoteness and ModernityTransformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Shafqat Hussain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This groundbreaking book is the first sustained anthropological inquiry into the idea of remote areas. The author examines the surprisingly diverse ways that the people of Hunza, a remote independent ... More

Roads TakenThe Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Hasia R. Diner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Between the late 1700s and the 1920s, nearly one-third of the world's Jews emigrated to new lands. Crossing borders and often oceans, they followed paths paved by the intrepid peddlers who preceded ... More

The Saltwater FrontierIndians and the Contest for the American Coast

The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast

Andrew Lipman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book presents the previously untold story of how the ocean became a “frontier” between colonists and Indians. When the English and Dutch empires both tried to claim the same patch of coast ... More

Science as AutobiographyThe Troubled Life of Niels Jern

Science as Autobiography: The Troubled Life of Niels Jern

Thomas Soderqvist

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094411
eISBN:
9780300128710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094411.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This biography probes the unusual mind, the dramatic life, and the outstanding scientific work of Danish-born immunologist Niels Jerne. Jerne's Nobel Prize-winning achievements in the field of ... More

The Science of Human PerfectionHow Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine

The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine

Nathaniel Comfort

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169911
eISBN:
9780300188875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169911.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Almost daily we hear news stories, advertisements, and scientific reports that promise genetic medicine will make us live longer, enable doctors to identify and treat diseases before they start, and ... More

The Sea Is My CountryThe Maritime World of the Makahs

The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Joshua L Reid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

For the Makahs, a tribal nation at the most northwestern point of the contiguous United States, a deep relationship with the sea is the locus of personal and group identity. Unlike most other ... More

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