Making the Imperial Nation Colonization, Politics, and English Identity, 1660-1700
ISBN: HB: 9780300255065, Yale University Press, February 2023
408 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 1 black&white illus.
How did creating the British Empire change politics in England itself? After 1660, English governments aimed to convert scattered overseas dominions into a coordinated territorial power base. Stuart monarchs encouraged schemes for expansion in Ameri...
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Great New York Fire of 1776 A Lost Story of the American Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300246957, Yale University Press, February 2023
352 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 30 black&white illus.
Who set the mysterious fire that burned down much of New York City shortly after the British took the city during the Revolutionary War? New York City, the strategic center of the Revolutionary War, was the most important place in North America in 1...
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My Soul Is a Witness The Traumatic Afterlife of Lynching
ISBN: HB: 9780300250411, Yale University Press, February 2023
312 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 8 black&white illus.
An intimate look at the afterlife of lynching through the personal stories of Black victims and survivors who lived through and beyond its trauma. Mari N. Crabtree traces the long afterlife of lynching in the South through the traumatic memories it...
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My Egypt Archive
ISBN: HB: 9780300260991, Yale University Press, February 2023
180 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
A prominent historian provides an engaging on-the-ground account of the everyday authoritarianism that produced the Arab Spring in Egypt. An unmatched contemporary history of authoritarian politics and an unflinching examination of the politics of h...
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Everything Is Possible Antifascism and the Left in the Age of Fascism
ISBN: HB: 9780300251173, Yale University Press, February 2023
356 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 10 black&white illus.
The fascinating history of how the antifascist movement of the 1930s created "the left" as we know it today. In the middle years of the Great Depression, the antifascist movement became a global political force, powerfully uniting people from across...
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Demetrius Sacker of Cities
ISBN: HB: 9780300259070, Yale University Press, February 2023
224 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 1 map
A portrait of one of the ancient world's first political celebrities, who veered from failure to success and back again. The life of Demetrius (337-283 BCE) serves as a through-line to the forty years following the death of Alexander (323-282 BCE),...
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Sidney Reilly Master Spy
ISBN: HB: 9780300248265, Yale University Press, January 2023
208 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
A revealing biography of Sidney Reilly, the early twentieth-century virtuoso of espionage. Sidney Reilly (c. 1873-1925) is one of the most colorful and best-known spies of the twentieth century. Emerging from humble beginnings in southern Russia, Re...
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Makings and Unmakings of Americans Indians and Immigrants in American Literature and Culture, 1879-1924
ISBN: HB: 9780300224351, Yale University Press, January 2023
384 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 39 black&white illus.
Challenges the myth of the United States as a nation of immigrants by bringing together two groups rarely read together: Native Americans and Eastern European immigrants. In this cultural history of Americanization during the Progressive Era, Cristi...
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How Asia Found Herself A Story of Intercultural Understanding
ISBN: HB: 9780300257045, Yale University Press, January 2023
472 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 24 black&white illus.
A pioneering history of cross-cultural knowledge that exposes enduring fractures in unity across the world's largest continent. The nineteenth century saw European empires build vast transport networks to maximize their profits from trade, and it sa...
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Economic Consequences of U.S. Mobilization for the Second World War
ISBN: HB: 9780300251029, Yale University Press, November 2022
472 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 25 black&white illus.
A reminder that war is not always, or even generally, good for long-term growth. Many believe that despite its destructive character, war ultimately boosts long-term economic growth. For the United States this view is often supported by appeal to th...
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