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Nine-Tenths of the Law Enduring Dispossession in Indonesia
ISBN: PB: 9780300251074, Yale University Press, February 2021
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
The old aphorism "possession is nine-tenths of the law" is particularly relevant in Indonesia, which has seen a string of regime changes and a shifting legal landscape for property claims. Ordinary people struggle to legalize their possessions and cl...
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Global Indies British Imperial Culture and the Reshaping of the World, 1756-1815
ISBN: HB: 9780300239973, Yale University Press, February 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
In this lively book, Ashley Cohen reveals how eighteenth-century Britons saw the empire – not as separate Atlantic and Indian spheres but as an interconnected "Indies". Crisscrossing the hemispheres, Cohen traces global histories of race, slavery, an...
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Last Shah America, Iran, and the Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty
ISBN: HB: 9780300217797, Yale University Press, February 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Offering a new view of one of America's most important, infamously strained, and widely misunderstood relationships of the postwar era, this book tells the history of America and Iran from the time the last shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, was placed on...
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Past and Prologue Politics and Memory in the American Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300234961, Yale University Press, January 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
In "Past and Prologue", Michael Hattem shows how colonists' changing understandings of their British and colonial histories shaped the politics of the American Revolution and the origins of American national identity. Between the 1760s and 1800s, Ame...
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Aristocracy of Critics Luce, Hutchins, Niebuhr, and the Committee That Redefined Freedom of the Press
ISBN: HB: 9780300111897, Yale University Press, January 2021
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 black&white illus.
In 1943, Time Inc. editor-in-chief Henry R. Luce sponsored the greatest collaboration of intellectuals in the twentieth century. He and University of Chicago president Robert Maynard Hutchins summoned the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, the Pulitzer-win...
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Goering's Man in Paris The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World
ISBN: HB: 9780300251920, Yale University Press, January 2021
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 47 black&white illus.
Bruno Lohse (1911-2007) was one of the most notorious art plunderers in history. Appointed by Hermann Goring to Hitler's special art looting agency, he went on to supervise the systematic theft and distribution of over 22,000 artworks, largely from F...
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Last Slave Ships New York and the End of the Middle Passage
ISBN: HB: 9780300247336, Yale University Press, January 2021
312 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Long after the transatlantic slave trade was officially outlawed by every major slave trading nation in the early nineteenth century, merchants based in the United States were still sending hundreds of illegal slave ships from American ports to the A...
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Gazing Eastwards Of Buddhist Monks and Revolutionaries in China, 1957
ISBN: HB: 9780857428165, Seagull Books, January 2021
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 colour plates, 12 halftones
In 1957, renowned Indian historian Romila Thapar visited China, where, together with Sri Lankan art historian Anil de Silva, she worked at two cave sites that were the locations of Buddhist monasteries and shrines from the first millennium CE. The fi...
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Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Light and Flame
ISBN: HB: 9780300252200, Yale University Press, November 2020
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus., 8 maps
Richard Butterwick tells the compelling story of the last decades of one of Europe's largest and least understood polities: the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Drawing on the latest research, Butterwick vividly portrays the turbulence the Commonwealt...
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Surviving Genocide Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas
ISBN: PB: 9780300255362, ISBN: HB: 9780300218121, Yale University Press, November 2020
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 49 black&white illus.
In the first part of this sweeping two-volume history, Jeffrey Ostler investigates how American democracy relied on Indian dispossession and the federally sanctioned use of force to remove or slaughter Indians in the way of U.S. expansion. He charts...
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