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Security EmpireThe Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe

Security Empire: The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe

Molly Pucci

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300242577
eISBN:
9780300252347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242577.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The secret police were one of the most important institutions in the making of communist Eastern Europe. Security Empire compares the early history of secret police institutions, which were ... More

The Postwar MomentProgressive Forces in Britain, France, and the United States after World War II

The Postwar Moment: Progressive Forces in Britain, France, and the United States after World War II

Isser Woloch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300124354
eISBN:
9780300242683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124354.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Toward the end of World War II, the three democracies faced a common choice: return to the civic order of prewar normalcy or embark instead on a path of progressive transformation. This book assesses ... More

Dust Bowls of EmpireImperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of "Green" Capitalism

Dust Bowls of Empire: Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of "Green" Capitalism

Hannah Holleman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300230208
eISBN:
9780300240887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230208.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1930s witnessed a harrowing social and ecological disaster, defined by the severe nexus of drought, erosion, and economic depression that ravaged the U.S. southern plains. Known as the Dust Bowl, ... More

Supermarket USAFood and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Shane Hamilton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This innovative history of supermarkets describes the role of food and agriculture during and after the Cold War. American business leaders and political figures deployed American supermarkets around ... More

First AmericansU.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I

Thomas Grillot

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300224337
eISBN:
9780300235326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224337.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book depicts a forgotten history that explores how army veterans returning to reservation life after World War I transformed Native American identity. Drawing from archival sources and oral ... More

Anti-PluralismThe Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy

Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy

William A. Galston

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300228922
eISBN:
9780300235319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228922.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Great Recession, institutional dysfunction, a growing divide between urban and rural prospects, and failed efforts to effectively address immigration have paved the way for a populist backlash ... More

Breaking White SupremacyMartin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

Gary Dorrien

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300205619
eISBN:
9780300231359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205619.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Breaking White Supremacy analyzes the twentieth-century heyday of the black social gospel and its influence on the Civil Rights Movement. Asserting that Martin Luther King Jr. did not come from ... More

Cold War MonksBuddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia

Cold War Monks: Buddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia

Eugene Ford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218565
eISBN:
9780300231281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218565.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

How did the U.S. government make use of a “Buddhist policy” in Southeast Asia during the Cold War despite the American principle that the state should not meddle with religion? To answer this ... More

Max EastmanA Life

Max Eastman: A Life

Christoph Irmscher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The definitive biography of radical activist, poet, editor, and public intellectual Max Eastman (1883–1969), based on unrestricted access to the Eastman family archive. Considered one of the “hottest ... More

The Progressives' CenturyPolitical Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State

The Progressives' Century: Political Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State

Stephen Skowronek, Stephen M Engel, and Bruce Ackerman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204841
eISBN:
9780300225099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204841.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book looks at how the Progressive Era redefined the playing field for conservatives and liberals alike. During the 1912 presidential campaign, Progressivism emerged as an alternative to what was ... More

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