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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

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

Late StalinismThe Aesthetics of Politics

Late Stalinism: The Aesthetics of Politics

Evgeny Dobrenko

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300198478
eISBN:
9780300252842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198478.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This nuanced historical analysis of late Stalinism organized chronologically around the main events of the period—beginning with Victory in May 1945 and concluding with the death of Stalin in March ... More

The Multifarious Mr. BanksFrom Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World

The Multifarious Mr. Banks: From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World

Toby Musgrave

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300223835
eISBN:
9780300252132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223835.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As official botanist on James Cook's first circumnavigation, the longest-serving president of the Royal Society, advisor to King George III, the “father of Australia,” and the man who established Kew ... 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

Overcoming NecessityEmergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism

Overcoming Necessity: Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism

Thomas P. Crocker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300181616
eISBN:
9780300182217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181616.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Using emergency as a cause for action ultimately leads to an almost unnoticed evolution in the political understanding of presidential powers. The Constitution of the United States, however, was ... 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

Peppermint KingsA Rural American History

Peppermint Kings: A Rural American History

Dan Allosso

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300236828
eISBN:
9780300252620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236828.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This unconventional history relates the engaging and unusual stories of three families in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries whose involvement in the peppermint oil industry provides ... More

PoulencA Biography

Poulenc: A Biography

Roger Nichols

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300226508
eISBN:
9780300252552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226508.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Francis Poulenc is a key figure in twentieth-century classical music, as well as an unorthodox and striking individual. This book draws upon Poulenc's music and other primary sources to write an ... More

Religious Conflict in BrazilProtestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century

Religious Conflict in Brazil: Protestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century

Erika Helgen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300243352
eISBN:
9780300252163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243352.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This innovative study explores the transition in Brazil from a hegemonically Catholic society to a religiously pluralistic society. The book shows that the rise of religious pluralism was fraught ... More

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

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

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

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