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A Dark InheritanceBlood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Brooke N. Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300225556
eISBN:
9780300240979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225556.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Focusing on Jamaica, Britain’s most valuable colony in the Americas by the mid-eighteenth century, A Dark Inheritance explores the relationship between racial classifications and the inherited rights ... More

Ecologies of WitnessingLanguage, Place, and Holocaust Testimony

Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place, and Holocaust Testimony

Hannah Pollin-Galay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300226041
eISBN:
9780300235531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226041.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book reassesses contemporary Holocaust testimony, focusing on the power of language and place to shape personal narrative. Oral histories of Lithuanian Jews serve as the textual base for this ... More

Supermarket USAFood and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Shane Hamilton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This innovative history of supermarkets describes the role of food and agriculture during and after the Cold War. American business leaders and political figures deployed American supermarkets around ... More

Swindler SachemThe American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

According to his kin, John Wompas was “no sachem,” although he claimed that status to achieve his economic and political ends. He drew on the legal and political practices of both Indians and the ... More

The Warm SouthHow the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination

The Warm South: How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination

Robert Holland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300235920
eISBN:
9780300240870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300235920.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Ever since the age of the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century, the Mediterranean has had a significant pull for Britons — including many painters and poets — who sought from it the inspiration, ... More

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