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Bread WinnerAn Intimate History of the Victorian Economy

Bread Winner: An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy

Emma Griffin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300230062
eISBN:
9780300252095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230062.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Nineteenth-century Britain saw remarkable economic growth and a rise in real wages. But not everyone shared in the nation's wealth. Unable to earn a sufficient income themselves, working-class women ... More

Migrant CityA New History of London

Migrant City: A New History of London

Panikos Panayi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

London is now a global financial and multicultural hub in which over three hundred languages are spoken. But the history of London has always been a history of immigration. This book explores the ... More

Muslims and CitizensIslam, Politics, and the French Revolution

Muslims and Citizens: Islam, Politics, and the French Revolution

Ian Coller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300243369
eISBN:
9780300249538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243369.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

From the beginning, French revolutionaries imagined their transformation as a universal one that must include Muslims, Europe's most immediate neighbors. They believed in a world in which Muslims ... More

Provincializing Global HistoryMoney, Ideas, and Things in the Languedoc, 1680-1830

Provincializing Global History: Money, Ideas, and Things in the Languedoc, 1680-1830

James Livesey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300237160
eISBN:
9780300249521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300237160.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the subtle transformation of the coastal province of the Languedoc in the eighteenth century. Mining a wealth of archival sources, the book unveils how provincial elites and ... More

Gentlemen of Uncertain FortuneHow Younger Sons Made Their Way in Jane Austen's England

Gentlemen of Uncertain Fortune: How Younger Sons Made Their Way in Jane Austen's England

Rory Muir

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244311
eISBN:
9780300249545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244311.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In Regency England the eldest son usually inherited almost everything while his younger brothers, left with little inheritance, had to make a crucial decision: what should they do to make an ... More

Florence Under SiegeSurviving Plague in an Early Modern City

Florence Under Siege: Surviving Plague in an Early Modern City

John Henderson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300196344
eISBN:
9780300249286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196344.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Plague remains the paradigm against which reactions to many epidemics are often judged. This book examines how a major city fought, suffered, and survived the impact of plague. Going beyond ... More

The Politics of Empire at the Accession of George IIIThe East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State

The Politics of Empire at the Accession of George III: The East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State

James M. Vaughn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300208269
eISBN:
9780300240542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208269.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book challenges the scholarly consensus that British India and the Second Empire were founded in “a fit of absence of mind.” The book instead argues that the origins of the Raj and the largest ... More

Artisanal EnlightenmentScience and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France

Artisanal Enlightenment: Science and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France

Paola Bertucci

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300227413
eISBN:
9780300231625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300227413.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

What would the Enlightenment look like from the perspective of artistes, the learned artisans with esprit, who presented themselves in contrast to philosophers, savants, and routine-bound craftsmen? ... More

The First CircumnavigatorsUnsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Harry Kelsey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Prior histories of the first Spanish mariners to circumnavigate the globe in the sixteenth century have focused on Ferdinand Magellan and the other illustrious leaders of these daring expeditions. ... More

Forging the PastInvented Histories in Counter-Reformation Spain

Forging the Past: Invented Histories in Counter-Reformation Spain

Katrina B Olds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300185225
eISBN:
9780300186062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185225.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Spain’s infamous “false chronicles” were alleged to have been unearthed in 1595 in a monastic library deep in the heart of the German-speaking territories of the Holy Roman Empire by the Jesuit ... More

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