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Global CalvinismConversion and Commerce in the Dutch Empire, 1600-1800

Global Calvinism: Conversion and Commerce in the Dutch Empire, 1600-1800

Charles H. Parker

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300236057
eISBN:
9780300262605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236057.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Calvinism went global in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, as close to a thousand Dutch Reformed ministers, along with hundreds of lay chaplains, attached themselves to the Dutch East India ... More

Principles and AgentsThe British Slave Trade and Its Abolition

Principles and Agents: The British Slave Trade and Its Abolition

David Richardson

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300250435
eISBN:
9780300262902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300250435.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Britain’s abolition of its slave trade in 1807 was a defining moment in modern history, yet it continues to excite controversy, in part because the nation dominated European trafficking of Africans ... More

Harry White and the American CreedHow a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

Harry White and the American Creed: How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

James M. Boughton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253795
eISBN:
9780300262650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Although Harry Dexter White (1892–1948) was arguably the most important U.S. government economist of the twentieth century, he is remembered more for having been accused of being a Soviet agent. ... More

The King's HarvestA Political Ecology of China from the First Farmers to the First Empire

The King's Harvest: A Political Ecology of China from the First Farmers to the First Empire

Brian Lander

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300255089
eISBN:
9780300262728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300255089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book is a multidisciplinary study of the ecology of China's early political systems up to the fall of the first empire in 207 BCE. The book traces the formation of lowland North China's ... More

The Overseas Trade of British AmericaA Narrative History

The Overseas Trade of British America: A Narrative History

Thomas M. Truxes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300159882
eISBN:
9780300161304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300159882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Overseas Trade of British America: A Narrative History is a comprehensive account of the emergence of the United States from the perspective of trade. The author traces the roots of the American ... More

Uncertain AlliesNixon, Kissinger, and the Threat of a United Europe

Uncertain Allies: Nixon, Kissinger, and the Threat of a United Europe

Klaus Larres

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300173192
eISBN:
9780300263015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173192.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The United States has long been conflicted between promoting a united Western Europe in order to strengthen its defense of the West, and fearing that a more united Western Europe might not submit to ... More

The Doctor's GardenMedicine, Science, and Horticulture in Britain

The Doctor's Garden: Medicine, Science, and Horticulture in Britain

Clare Hickman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300236101
eISBN:
9780300262483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236101.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

As Britain grew into an ever-expanding empire during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, new and exotic botanical specimens began to arrive within the nation's public and private ... More

Generations of ReasonA Family's Search for Meaning in Post-Newtonian England

Generations of Reason: A Family's Search for Meaning in Post-Newtonian England

Joan L. Richards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300255492
eISBN:
9780300262575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300255492.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Generations of Reason recounts the story of three Cambridge-educated Englishmen and the women with whom they chose to share their commitment to reason in all parts of their lives. In the first ... More

A Past of PossibilitiesA History of What Could Have Been

A Past of Possibilities: A History of What Could Have Been

Quentin Deluermoz and Pierre Singaravelou

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300227543
eISBN:
9780300262858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300227543.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

What if history, as we know it, had run another course? Touching on alternate histories of the future and the past, or uchronias, this book encourages deeper consideration of watershed moments in the ... More

The Spirit within MeSelf and Agency in Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism

The Spirit within Me: Self and Agency in Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism

Carol A. Newsom

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300208689
eISBN:
9780300262964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208689.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines changing models of the self in ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism. Although all humans possess certain neurophysiological structures and processes that underlie the sense of ... More

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