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The Crusader StrategyDefending the Holy Land

The Crusader Strategy: Defending the Holy Land

Steve Tibble

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300253115
eISBN:
9780300256291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253115.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Medieval states, and particularly crusader societies, often have been considered brutish and culturally isolated. It seems unlikely that they could develop “strategy” in any meaningful sense. ... More

Edward the ConfessorLast of the Royal Blood

Edward the Confessor: Last of the Royal Blood

Tom Licence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300211542
eISBN:
9780300255584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211542.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the last kings of Anglo-Saxon England, Edward the Confessor regained the throne for the House of Wessex and is the only English monarch to have been canonized. Often cast as a reluctant ruler, ... More

The Great InoculatorThe Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Gavin Weightman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300241440
eISBN:
9780300256314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241440.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Smallpox was the scourge of the eighteenth century: it showed no mercy, almost wiping out whole societies. Young and old, poor and royalty were equally at risk — unless they had survived a previous ... More

NahmanidesLaw and Mysticism

Nahmanides: Law and Mysticism

Moshe Halbertal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300140910
eISBN:
9780300257014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300140910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

A broad, systematic account of one of the most original and creative kabbalists, biblical interpreters, and Talmudic scholars the Jewish tradition has ever produced, Rabbi Moses b. Nahman ... More

Substate DictatorshipNetworks, Loyalty, and Institutional Change in the Soviet Union

Substate Dictatorship: Networks, Loyalty, and Institutional Change in the Soviet Union

Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg Khlevniuk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300230819
eISBN:
9780300255607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230819.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

How do local leaders govern in a large dictatorship? What resources do they draw on? This book examines these questions by looking at one of the most important authoritarian regimes of the twentieth ... More

Sparta's Second Attic WarThe Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 446-418 B.C.

Sparta's Second Attic War: The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 446-418 B.C.

Paul A. Rahe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300242621
eISBN:
9780300255751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242621.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In a continuation of the multivolume series on ancient Sparta, this book details the second stage in the six-decades-long, epic struggle between Sparta and Athens that first erupted some seventeen ... More

Peak PursuitsThe Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century

Peak Pursuits: The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century

Caroline Schaumann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300231946
eISBN:
9780300252828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300231946.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

European forays to mountain summits began in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries with the search for plants and minerals and the study of geology and glaciers. Yet scientists were soon ... More

Hamlet's ChoiceReligion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Hamlet's Choice: Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Peter Lake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300247817
eISBN:
9780300256703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247817.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This incisive book reveals how in Titus Andronicus and Hamlet, Shakespeare worked through a range of Tudor anxieties, including concerns about the nature of justice, resistance, and salvation. In ... More

Henry IIIThe Rise to Power and Personal Rule, 1207-1258

Henry III: The Rise to Power and Personal Rule, 1207-1258

David Carpenter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300238358
eISBN:
9780300255508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238358.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Nine years of age when he came to the throne in 1216, Henry III had to rule within the limits set by the establishment of Magna Carta and the emergence of parliament. Pacific, conciliatory, and ... More

The Jews and the Reformation

The Jews and the Reformation

Kenneth Austin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300186291
eISBN:
9780300187021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186291.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines the attitudes of various Christian groups in the Protestant and Catholic Reformations towards Jews, the Hebrew language, and Jewish learning. Martin Luther's writings are ... More

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