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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

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

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

Providence and the Invention of American History

Providence and the Invention of American History

Sarah Koenig

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300251005
eISBN:
9780300258585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251005.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1847, Protestant missionary Marcus Whitman was killed after a disastrous eleven-year effort to evangelize the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest. By 1897, Whitman was a national hero, ... More

Trading with the EnemyBritain, France, and the 18th-Century Quest for a Peaceful World Order

Trading with the Enemy: Britain, France, and the 18th-Century Quest for a Peaceful World Order

John Shovlin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253566
eISBN:
9780300258837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253566.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Britain and France waged war eight times in the century following the Glorious Revolution, a mutual antagonism long regarded as a “Second Hundred Years” War. Yet officials on both sides also ... More

Uncertain AlliesNixon, Kissinger, and the Threat of a United Europe

Uncertain Allies: Nixon, Kissinger, and the Threat of a United Europe

Klaus Larres

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300173192
eISBN:
9780300263015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173192.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The United States has long been conflicted between promoting a united Western Europe in order to strengthen its defense of the West, and fearing that a more united Western Europe might not submit to ... More

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