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Abandoned to Ourselves

Abandoned to Ourselves

Peter A. Meyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300172058
eISBN:
9780300178050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172058.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows how the centerpiece of the Enlightenment—society as the symbol of collective human life and as the fundamental domain of human practice—was primarily composed and animated by its most ... More

Absorbing PerfectionsKabbalah and Interpretation

Absorbing Perfections: Kabbalah and Interpretation

Moshe Idel

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083798
eISBN:
9780300135077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083798.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this wide-ranging discussion of Kabbalah—from the mystical trends of medieval Judaism to modern Hasidism—this book considers different visions of the nature of the sacred text and of the methods ... More

According to Our HeartsRhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

Angela Onwuachi-Willig

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166828
eISBN:
9780300166880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166828.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book looks at what it means to be a multiracial couple in the United States today. It begins with a look back at a 1925 case in which a two-month marriage ends with a man suing his wife for ... More

Across Legal LinesJews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Jessica M. Marglin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300218466
eISBN:
9780300225082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218466.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This book presents a previously untold story of Jewish-Muslim relations in modern Morocco, showing how law facilitated Jews' integration into the broader Moroccan society in which they lived. Morocco ... More

Adam Smith's PluralismRationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments

Adam Smith's Pluralism: Rationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments

Jack Russell Weinstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300162530
eISBN:
9780300163759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162530.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book suggests that the foundations of liberalism can be found in the writings of Adam Smith (1723–1790), a pioneer of modern economic theory and a major figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. ... More

Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

'Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad ibn 'Ali al-Sha'rani

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198652
eISBN:
9780300225280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198652.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book sheds light on the relationship between spiritual and political authority in early modern Egypt. This guide to political behavior and expediency offers advice to Sufi shaykhs, or spiritual ... More

After the FiresThe Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

Linda L. Wallace (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100488
eISBN:
9780300127751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100488.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book presents the history and aftereffects of the fires of 1988 that swept through the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem (GYE) describes the chronology of the fires, the areas burned, and the extent ... More

Against the Profit MotiveThe Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940

Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940

Nicholas R. Parrillo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176582
eISBN:
9780300187304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176582.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In America today, a public official's lawful income consists of a salary. But until a century ago, the law frequently authorized officials to make money on a profit-seeking basis. Prosecutors won a ... More

Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic RelaNew Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Rela: New Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Otto F. Kernberg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101805
eISBN:
9780300128383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101805.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book presents thoughts on the latest psychodynamic developments and insights related to treatment of severe personality disorders. Dividing discussions into two sections—one on psychopathology ... More

AgitationsEssays on Life and Literature

Agitations: Essays on Life and Literature

Arthur Krystal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092165
eISBN:
9780300145601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092165.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

From small questions of taste to large questions concerning the nature of existence, intellectual debate takes up much of our time. This book examines what most commentators ignore: the role of ... More

All the Trees of the ForestIsrael's Woodlands from the Bible to the Present

All the Trees of the Forest: Israel's Woodlands from the Bible to the Present

Alon Tal

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300189506
eISBN:
9780300190700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189506.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book provides a detailed account of Israeli forests, tracing their history from the Bible to the present, and outlines the effort to transform drylands and degraded soils into prosperous parks, ... More

The Allure of the Archives

The Allure of the Archives

Arlette Farge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176735
eISBN:
9780300180213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176735.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Le Goût de l'archive is widely regarded as a historiographical classic. While combing through two-hundred-year-old judicial records from the Archives of the Bastille, the author was struck by the ... More

Almost HomeMaroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Ruma Chopra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

In spring 1796, after eight months of war in the mountainous terrain of Jamaica, most of the village of Trelawney Town—a community of about 550 runaway slaves and their descendants—surrendered. They ... More

The American ClassicsA Personal Essay

The American Classics: A Personal Essay

Denis Donoghue

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300107814
eISBN:
9780300133783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300107814.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

How is a classic book to be defined? How much time must elapse before a work may be judged a “classic”? And among all the works of American literature, which deserve the designation? This book ... More

The American Farmer in the Eighteenth CenturyA Social and Cultural History

The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History

Richard Lyman Bushman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226737
eISBN:
9780300235203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226737.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The book argues that all eighteenth-century farmers sought first and foremost to provide basic subsistence for their families. The first aim of all farmers was self-provisioning. Even large planters ... More

The American IllnessEssays on the Rule of Law

The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

F. H. Buckley (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book brings together twenty-plus contributors from the fields of law, economics, and international relations to look at whether the U.S. legal system is contributing to the country's long ... More

American Lynching

American Lynching

Ashraf H. A. Rushdy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300181388
eISBN:
9780300184747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181388.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explains how lynching arose precisely out of an ideology of the sense of the rights accrued to someone possessing democratic freedom, and the sense that those rights were directly and ... More

American Religion, American PoliticsAn Anthology

American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Joseph K Kosek (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite the centrality of separation of church and state in American government, religion has played an important role in the nation's politics from colonial times through the present day. This ... More

American SympathyMen, Friendship, and Literature in the New Nation

American Sympathy: Men, Friendship, and Literature in the New Nation

Caleb Crain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083323
eISBN:
9780300133677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083323.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book weaves together literary criticism and historical narrative to describe the strong friendships between men that supported and inspired some of America's greatest writing—the Gothic novels ... More

American Zion

American Zion

Eran Shalev

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186925
eISBN:
9780300188417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186925.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Bible has always been an integral part of American political culture. Yet in the years before the Civil War, it was the Old Testament, not the New Testament, that pervaded political rhetoric. ... More

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