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The Global IndiesBritish Imperial Culture and the Reshaping of the World, 1756-1815

The Global Indies: British Imperial Culture and the Reshaping of the World, 1756-1815

Ashley L. Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300239973
eISBN:
9780300255690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300239973.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book is a study of British imperialism's imaginative geography, exploring the pairing of India and the Atlantic world from literature to colonial policy. The book weaves a complex portrait of ... More

Idi AminThe Story of Africa's Icon of Evil

Idi Amin: The Story of Africa's Icon of Evil

Mark Leopold

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300154399
eISBN:
9780300154405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154399.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Idi Amin began his career in the British army in colonial Uganda and worked his way up the ranks before seizing power in a British-backed coup in 1971. He built a violent and unstable dictatorship, ... More

Nine-Tenths of the LawEnduring Dispossession in Indonesia

Nine-Tenths of the Law: Enduring Dispossession in Indonesia

Christian Lund

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300251074
eISBN:
9780300255560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251074.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The old aphorism “possession is nine-tenths of the law” is particularly relevant in Indonesia, which has seen a string of regime changes and a shifting legal landscape for property claims. Ordinary ... More

The Dead of the Irish Revolution

The Dead of the Irish Revolution

Eunan O'Halpin and Daithi O Corrain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300123821
eISBN:
9780300257472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123821.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book covers the turbulent period from the 1916 Rising to the Anglo-Irish Treaty of December 1921 — a period which saw the achievement of independence for most of nationalist Ireland and the ... More

Past and ProloguePolitics and Memory in the American Revolution

Past and Prologue: Politics and Memory in the American Revolution

Michael D. Hattem

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300234961
eISBN:
9780300256055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234961.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In Past and Prologue, Michael Hattem shows how colonists’ changing understandings of history shaped the politics of the American Revolution and the origins of American national identity. Between the ... More

The AthenaeumMore Than Just Another London Club

The Athenaeum: More Than Just Another London Club

Michael Wheeler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300246773
eISBN:
9780300256338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300246773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

When it was founded in 1824, the Athenæum broke the mold. Unlike in other preeminent clubs, its members were chosen on the basis of their achievements rather than on their background or political ... More

Legions of Pigs in the Early Medieval West

Legions of Pigs in the Early Medieval West

Jamie Kreiner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300246292
eISBN:
9780300255553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300246292.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Early medieval communities were thinking seriously about their environments. They saw themselves as part of a complex and dynamic universe that was propelled by interconnected organisms and forces. ... More

To Rule Eurasia's WavesThe New Great Power Competition at Sea

To Rule Eurasia's Waves: The New Great Power Competition at Sea

Geoffrey F. Gresh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300234848
eISBN:
9780300256017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234848.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book to weaves Eurasia together through the perspective of the oceans and seas. Eurasia's emerging powers — India, China, and Russia — have increasingly embraced their maritime geographies as ... More

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

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