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American Democratic SocialismHistory, Politics, Religion, and Theory

American Democratic Socialism: History, Politics, Religion, and Theory

Gary Dorrien

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300253764
eISBN:
9780300262360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253764.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The USA has a rich tradition of democratic socialism despite its long tradition of denigrating democratic socialism as un-American. The former American tradition has sought to Americanize democratic ... More

Becoming OrganicNature and Agriculture in the Indian Himalaya

Becoming Organic: Nature and Agriculture in the Indian Himalaya

Shaila Seshia Galvin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300215014
eISBN:
9780300258080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215014.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Becoming Organic traces the social and bureaucratic life of organic quality, yielding fresh understandings of the meaning and practice of organic and sustainable agriculture. Decentering perspectives ... More

Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Donald L. Horowitz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300254365
eISBN:
9780300258097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300254365.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The process of making a new constitution often begins in conditions that are not optimal for careful consideration of the process of constitution making and its objectives. Emphasizing the need for a ... More

The Doctor's GardenMedicine, Science, and Horticulture in Britain

The Doctor's Garden: Medicine, Science, and Horticulture in Britain

Clare Hickman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300236101
eISBN:
9780300262483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236101.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

As Britain grew into an ever-expanding empire during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, new and exotic botanical specimens began to arrive within the nation's public and private ... More

Generations of ReasonA Family's Search for Meaning in Post-Newtonian England

Generations of Reason: A Family's Search for Meaning in Post-Newtonian England

Joan L. Richards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300255492
eISBN:
9780300262575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300255492.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Generations of Reason recounts the story of three Cambridge-educated Englishmen and the women with whom they chose to share their commitment to reason in all parts of their lives. In the first ... More

Global CalvinismConversion and Commerce in the Dutch Empire, 1600-1800

Global Calvinism: Conversion and Commerce in the Dutch Empire, 1600-1800

Charles H. Parker

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300236057
eISBN:
9780300262605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236057.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Calvinism went global in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, as close to a thousand Dutch Reformed ministers, along with hundreds of lay chaplains, attached themselves to the Dutch East India ... More

Harry White and the American CreedHow a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

Harry White and the American Creed: How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

James M. Boughton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253795
eISBN:
9780300262650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Although Harry Dexter White (1892–1948) was arguably the most important U.S. government economist of the twentieth century, he is remembered more for having been accused of being a Soviet agent. ... More

Hell Hath No FuryGender, Disability, and the Invention of Damned Bodies in Early Christian Literature

Hell Hath No Fury: Gender, Disability, and the Invention of Damned Bodies in Early Christian Literature

Meghan R. Henning

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300223118
eISBN:
9780300262667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223118.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Engaging ancient medical texts, inscriptions, ancient philosophy, early church fathers, and apocalypses, this book demonstrates that early Christian depictions of hell intensified and preserved ... More

Hidden LawsHow State Constitutions Stabilize American Politics

Hidden Laws: How State Constitutions Stabilize American Politics

Robinson Woodward-Burns

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248692
eISBN:
9780300258288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248692.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States is home to the world’s oldest national constitution. Stability defines the document. Americans have never convened to replace the Constitution and rarely amended or fundamentally ... More

Introduction to the ApocryphaJewish Books in Christian Bibles

Introduction to the Apocrypha: Jewish Books in Christian Bibles

Lawrence M. Wills

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248791
eISBN:
9780300258769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248791.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Apocrypha or deuterocanonical texts of the Bible were Jewish texts that were included in Christian Old Testaments over and above the books of the Jewish Bible, although in the ancient period both ... More

Islamic Thought in AfricaThe Collected Works of Afa Ajura (1910-2004) and the Impact of Ajuraism on Northern Ghana

Islamic Thought in Africa: The Collected Works of Afa Ajura (1910-2004) and the Impact of Ajuraism on Northern Ghana

Alhaj Yusuf Salih Ajura

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300207118
eISBN:
9780300258202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207118.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This is the first English translation of and commentary on the collected poems of Alhaj Yusuf Salih Ajura (1910–2004), a northern Ghanaian orthodox Islamic scholar, poet, and polemicist known as Afa ... More

Kindred VoicesA Literary History of Medieval Anatolia

Kindred Voices: A Literary History of Medieval Anatolia

Michael Pifer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300250398
eISBN:
9780300258653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300250398.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

By the mid-thirteenth century, Anatolia had become a region of stunning cultural diversity, home not only to Armenians and Greeks but also to Persians, Turks, Arabs, Mongols, Jews, and ... More

The King's HarvestA Political Ecology of China from the First Farmers to the First Empire

The King's Harvest: A Political Ecology of China from the First Farmers to the First Empire

Brian Lander

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300255089
eISBN:
9780300262728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300255089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book is a multidisciplinary study of the ecology of China's early political systems up to the fall of the first empire in 207 BCE. The book traces the formation of lowland North China's ... More

Latecomer State FormationPolitical Geography and Capacity Failure in Latin America

Latecomer State Formation: Political Geography and Capacity Failure in Latin America

Sebastián Mazzuca

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248951
eISBN:
9780300258615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248951.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Latin American governments systematically fail to provide the key public goods for their societies to prosper. This book argues this is because nineteenth-century Latin American state-formation ... More

Magnum OpusThe Cycle Plays of Eugene O'Neill

Magnum Opus: The Cycle Plays of Eugene O'Neill

Zander Brietzke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248470
eISBN:
9780300258301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Magnum Opus offers an original and provocative analysis of Eugene O'Neill's unfinished cycle play project. From 1935 to 1939, Eugene O'Neill worked on a series of plays that would trace the history ... More

The Making of Oliver Cromwell

The Making of Oliver Cromwell

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300257458
eISBN:
9780300262759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300257458.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658) — the only English commoner to become the overall head of state — is one of the great figures of history, but his character was very complex. He was at once courageous and ... More

The Overseas Trade of British AmericaA Narrative History

The Overseas Trade of British America: A Narrative History

Thomas M. Truxes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300159882
eISBN:
9780300161304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300159882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Overseas Trade of British America: A Narrative History is a comprehensive account of the emergence of the United States from the perspective of trade. The author traces the roots of the American ... More

A Past of PossibilitiesA History of What Could Have Been

A Past of Possibilities: A History of What Could Have Been

Quentin Deluermoz and Pierre Singaravelou

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300227543
eISBN:
9780300262858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300227543.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

What if history, as we know it, had run another course? Touching on alternate histories of the future and the past, or uchronias, this book encourages deeper consideration of watershed moments in the ... More

Principles and AgentsThe British Slave Trade and Its Abolition

Principles and Agents: The British Slave Trade and Its Abolition

David Richardson

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300250435
eISBN:
9780300262902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300250435.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Britain’s abolition of its slave trade in 1807 was a defining moment in modern history, yet it continues to excite controversy, in part because the nation dominated European trafficking of Africans ... More

Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy

Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy

Melissa K. Scanlan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300253993
eISBN:
9780300262919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253993.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book provides a legal blueprint for creating alternate corporate business models that mitigate climate change, pay living wages, and act as responsible community members, including Certified B ... More

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