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According to Our HeartsRhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

Angela Onwuachi-Willig

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166828
eISBN:
9780300166880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166828.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book looks at what it means to be a multiracial couple in the United States today. It begins with a look back at a 1925 case in which a two-month marriage ends with a man suing his wife for ... More

The Bourgeois FrontierFrench Towns, French Traders, and American Expansion

The Bourgeois Frontier: French Towns, French Traders, and American Expansion

Jay Gitlin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101188
eISBN:
9780300155761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Histories tend to emphasize conquest by Anglo-Americans as the driving force behind the development of the American West. However, this book argues that the activities of the French are crucial to ... More

Civil Society and EmpireIreland and Scotland in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

Civil Society and Empire: Ireland and Scotland in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

James Livesey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139020
eISBN:
9780300155907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book traces the origins of the modern conception of civil society—an ideal of collective life between the family and politics—not to England or France, as many of his predecessors have done, but ... More

DisorientationsSpanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity

Susan Martin-Marquez

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125207
eISBN:
9780300152524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125207.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explores from a new perspective the fraught processes of Spaniards' efforts to formulate a national identity, from the Enlightenment to the present day. Focusing on the nation's ... More

Domestic Subjects

Domestic Subjects

Beth H. Piatote

Ned Blackhawk and Kate Shanley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300171570
eISBN:
9780300189094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171570.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Amid the decline of U.S. military campaigns against Native Americans in the late nineteenth century, assimilation policy arose as the new front in the Indian Wars, with its weapons the deployment of ... More

Female AlliancesGender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Amanda E. Herbert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, cultural, economic, and political changes, as well as increased geographic mobility, placed strains upon British society. But by cultivating ... More

G.I. MessiahsSoldiering, War, and American Civil Religion

G.I. Messiahs: Soldiering, War, and American Civil Religion

Jonathan H Ebel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300176704
eISBN:
9780300216356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176704.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

G.I. Messiahs examines soldier veneration in twentieth- and twenty-first century America and argues that soldiers are the theological center of American civil religion. This book also recognizes that ... More

The Global Spread of Fertility DeclinePopulation, Fear, and Uncertainty

The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The world's population has grown by five billion people over the past century, an astounding 300 percent increase. Yet it is actually the decline in family size and population growth that is the ... More

Hanging TogetherUnity and Diversity in American Culture

Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

John Higham

Carl Guarneri (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088182
eISBN:
9780300129823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088182.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

How has America, with its many ethnic, class, and ideological divisions, allowed divergent groups to “hang together” as Americans? This book explores the ways in which Americans have conceived of a ... More

Heroic Failure and the British

Heroic Failure and the British

Stephanie Barczewski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300180060
eISBN:
9780300186819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180060.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From the Charge of the Light Brigade to Scott of the Antarctic and beyond, it seems as if glorious disaster and valiant defeat have been essential aspects of the British national character for the ... More

Liberty for AllReclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality

Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality

Elizabeth Price Foley

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109832
eISBN:
9780300134995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109832.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the opening chapter of this book, the author writes, “The slow, steady, and silent subversion of the Constitution has been a revolution that Americans appear to have slept through, unaware that ... More

Return from the Natives

Return from the Natives

Peter Mandler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187854
eISBN:
9780300189704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187854.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Celebrated anthropologist Margaret Mead, who studied sex in Samoa and child-rearing in New Guinea in the 1920s and 1930s, was determined to show that anthropology could tackle the psychology of the ... More

Slavery and the Commerce PowerHow the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

David L. Lightner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114706
eISBN:
9780300135169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114706.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Despite the United States' ban on slave importation in 1808, profitable interstate slave trading continued. The nineteenth century's great cotton boom required vast human labor to bring new lands ... More

Uniting AmericaRestoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Norton Garfinkle and Daniel Yankelovich (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book rejects the myth of polarization. On topics ranging from the war on terrorism, health care, economic policy and Social Security, to religion, diversity and immigration, it argues that there ... 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

WeimarFrom Enlightenment to the Present

Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Michael H Kater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book chronicles the rise and fall of one of Germany's most iconic cities in this history of Weimar. Weimar was a centre of the arts during the Enlightenment and hence the cradle of German ... More

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Kathryn Kish Sklar and James Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two epochal developments profoundly influenced the history of the Atlantic world between 1770 and 1870—the rise of women's rights activism and the drive to eliminate chattel slavery. The chapters ... More

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