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Emperor A New Life of Charles V
ISBN: HB: 9780300196528, Yale University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus., 24 black&white illus.
The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South America, has long intrigued biographers. But the elusive nature of the man (despite an abundance of documentation), his relen...
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Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 43 August 16, 1784, through March 15, 1785
ISBN: HB: 9780300236064, Yale University Press, February 2019
640 pp., 20.4x14.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
In August 1784, Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson began their congressional commission to negotiate commercial treaties with twenty nations. Their treaty proposal, which Prussia alone would consider, contained unprecedented humanitarian arti...
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Broken Bargain Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street
ISBN: HB: 9780300223323, Yale University Press, February 2019
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
In the 1930s, battered and humbled by the Great Depression, the U.S. financial sector struck a grand bargain with the federal government. Bankers gained a safety net in exchange for certain curbs on their freedom: transparency rules, record-keeping a...
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Politics of Empire at the Accession of George III The East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State
ISBN: HB: 9780300208269, Yale University Press, February 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this bold debut work, historian James M. Vaughn challenges the scholarly consensus that British India and the Second Empire were founded "in a fit of absence of mind". He instead argues that the origins of the Raj and the largest empire of the mod...
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Race, Nation, Translation South African Essays, 1990-2013
ISBN: HB: 9780300226171, Yale University Press, January 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 7 black&white illus.
The most significant nonfiction writings of Zoe Wicomb, one of South Africa's leading authors and intellectuals, are collected here for the first time in a single volume. This compilation features critical essays on the works of such prominent South...
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Dust Bowls of Empire Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of "Green" Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300230208, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
The 1930s witnessed a harrowing social and ecological disaster, defined by the severe nexus of drought, erosion, and economic depression that ravaged the U.S. southern plains. Known as the Dust Bowl, this crisis has become a major referent of the cli...
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Forgotten Americans An Economic Agenda for a Divided Nation
ISBN: HB: 9780300230369, Yale University Press, January 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white graphs
One of the country's leading scholars on economics and social policy, Isabel Sawhill addresses the enormous divisions in American society – economic, cultural, and political – and what might be done to bridge them. Widening inequality and the loss of...
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History of the Future in Colonial Mexico
ISBN: HB: 9780300233933, Yale University Press, January 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Going against the grain of most existing scholarship, Matthew D. O'Hara explores the archives of colonial Mexico to uncover a history of "futuremaking." While historians and historical anthropologists of Latin America have long focused on historical...
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Ganges The Many Pasts of an Indian River
ISBN: HB: 9780300119169, Yale University Press, January 2019
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 66 black&white illus.
Originating in the Himalayas and flowing into the Bay of Bengal, the Ganges is India's most important and sacred river. In this unprecedented work, historian Sudipta Sen tells the story of the Ganges, from the communities that arose on its banks to t...
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Journey to Freedom Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780300227819, Yale University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 50 black&white illus.
A revealing portrait of Richard Oakes, the brilliant, charismatic Native American leader who was instrumental in the takeovers of Alcatraz, Fort Lawton, and Pit River and whose assassination in 1972 galvanized the Trail of Broken Treaties march on Wa...
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