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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

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

Drugs and ThugsThe History and Future of America's War on Drugs

Drugs and Thugs: The History and Future of America's War on Drugs

Russell Crandall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300240344
eISBN:
9780300255874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300240344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

How can the United States chart a path forward in the war on drugs? This book uncovers the full history of this war that has lasted more than a century. The book provides an essential view of the ... More

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

The Great British RebootHow the UK Can Thrive in a Turbulent World

The Great British Reboot: How the UK Can Thrive in a Turbulent World

Alex Brummer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300243499
eISBN:
9780300252514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243499.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Taking a refreshingly realistic approach, this book outlines how our current moment can be reshaped into an unprecedented opportunity for economic prosperity. With a new long-term approach, Britain ... 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

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

Migrants in the ProfaneCritical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Migrants in the Profane: Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Peter E. Gordon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300250763
eISBN:
9780300255591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300250763.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Migrants in the Profane explores the concept of secularization in the thought of three key figures in the classical phase of critical theory, Walter Benjamin, Max Horkheimer, and Theodor W. Adorno. ... 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

On OrderSt. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 3

On Order: St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 3

Saint Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300238532
eISBN:
9780300255768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238532.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called 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

Practical FormAbstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Practical Form: Abstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

Abigail Zitin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300244564
eISBN:
9780300255713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244564.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In early eighteenth-century Britain, writers asked after the nature and causes of the pleasure we feel when we encounter beauty. It took a painter, however, to steer the nascent field of ... More

SoliloquiesSt. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4

Soliloquies: St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4

Saint Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300238549
eISBN:
9780300255775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238549.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the ... 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

Vagrant FiguresLaw, Literature, and the Origins of the Police

Vagrant Figures: Law, Literature, and the Origins of the Police

Sal Nicolazzo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300241310
eISBN:
9780300255706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241310.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book, demonstrating the important role of eighteenth-century literary treatments of policing and vagrancy, offers a prehistory of police legitimacy in a period that predates the establishment of ... More

What Is a Complex System?

What Is a Complex System?

James Ladyman and Karoline Wiesner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300251104
eISBN:
9780300256130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251104.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

What is a complex system? Although “complexity science” is used to understand phenomena as diverse as the behavior of honeybees, the economic markets, the human brain, and the climate, there is no ... More

What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have SaidThe Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Same-Sex Marriage Decision

What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said: The Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Jack M. Balkin (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300221558
eISBN:
9780300255782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221558.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The authors of this book, sitting as a hypothetical Supreme Court, rewrite the famous 2015 opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, which guaranteed same-sex couples the right to marry. In eleven incisive ... More

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