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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£25,00
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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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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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After Nuremberg American Clemency for Nazi War Criminals
ISBN: HB: 9780300255300, Yale University Press, November 2022
352 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 14 black&white illus.
How the American High Commissioner for Germany set in motion a process that resulted in every non-death-row-inmate walking free after the Nuremberg trials. "After Nuremberg" is about the fleeting nature of American punishment for German war criminal...
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Fortress in Brooklyn Race, Real Estate, and the Making of Hasidic Williamsburg
ISBN: PB: 9780300268072, Yale University Press, November 2022
408 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 28 black&white illus.
The epic story of Satmar Hasidic Williamsburg, from the decline of New York to the gentrification of Brooklyn. The Hasidic community in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn is famously one of the most separatist, intensely religious, and politically...
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North of America Loyalists, Indigenous Nations, and the Borders of the Long American Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300226126, Yale University Press, October 2022
368 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 35 black&white illus.
How the United States was created – a complex and surprising story of patriots, Indigenous peoples, loyalists, visionaries and scoundrels. The story of the Thirteen Colonies' struggle for independence from Britain is well known to every American sch...
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Competitive Arms Control Nixon, Kissinger, and SALT, 1969-1972
ISBN: HB: 9780300247558, Yale University Press, September 2022
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The essential history of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) during the Nixon Administration. How did Richard Nixon, a president so determined to compete for strategic nuclear advantage over the Soviet Union, become one of the most successful...
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£45,00
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Movement in Every Direction Legacies of the Great Migration
ISBN: HB: 9780300265736, Yale University Press, September 2022
152 pp., 26.6x20 cm, 92 colour illus.
Contemporary artists and writers reflect on the Great Migration and the ways that it continues to inform the Black experience in America. The Great Migration (1915-1970) saw more than six million African Americans leave the South for destinations ac...
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"Vaudeville Indians" on Global Circuits, 1880s-1930s
ISBN: HB: 9780300257052, Yale University Press, July 2022
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 black&white illus.
Uncovering hidden histories of Indigenous performers in vaudeville and in the creation of western modernity and popular culture. Drawing from little-known archives, Christine Bold brings to light forgotten histories of Indigenous performers in vaude...
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Immigration An American History
ISBN: HB: 9780300226867, Yale University Press, July 2022
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
A sweeping narrative history of American immigration from the colonial period to the present. The history of the United States has been shaped by immigration. Historians Carl J. Bon Tempo and Hasia R. Diner provide a sweeping historical narrative t...
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