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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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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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£27,00
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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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Supermarket USA Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race
ISBN: HB: 9780300232691, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Supermarkets were invented in the United States, and from the 1940s on they made their way around the world, often explicitly to carry American-style economic culture with them. This innovative history tells us how supermarkets were used as anticommu...
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George Washington The Wonder of the Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300240207, ISBN: HB: 9780300219975, Yale University Press, November 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
A much-needed concise biography of America's first president. As editor of the award-winning Library of America collection of George Washington's writings and a curator of the great man's original papers, John Rhodehamel has established himself as a...
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All Measures Short of War The Contest for the Twenty-First Century and the Future of American Power
ISBN: PB: 9780300240276, ISBN: HB: 9780300223286, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A groundbreaking look at the future of great power competition in an age of globalization and what the United States can do in response. The two decades after the Cold War saw unprecedented cooperation between the major powers as the world converged...
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Speeches of Frederick Douglass A Critical Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300192179, Yale University Press, October 2018
656 pp., 21x14 cm, 5 black&white illus.
This volume brings together twenty of Frederick Douglass's most historically significant speeches on a range of issues, including slavery, abolitionism, civil rights, sectionalism, temperance, women's rights, economic development, and immigration. Do...
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