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Maroon Nation A History of Revolutionary Haiti
ISBN: HB: 9780300230086, Yale University Press, August 2019
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Haiti is widely recognized as the only state born out of a successful slave revolt, but the country's early history remains scarcely understood. In this deeply researched and original volume, Johnhenry Gonzalez weaves a history of early independent H...
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America's Religious Wars The Embattled Heart of Our Public Life
ISBN: HB: 9780300213867, Yale University Press, August 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
When Americans fight about "religion", we are also fighting about our conflicting identities, interests, and commitments. Religion-talk has been a ready vehicle for these conflicts because it is built on enduring contradictions within our core politi...
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Surviving Genocide Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas
ISBN: HB: 9780300218121, Yale University Press, July 2019
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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Blueprint for War FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America
ISBN: PB: 9780300244342, ISBN: HB: 9780300203530, Yale University Press, June 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus. in 8-pg insert
In the cold winter months that followed Franklin Roosevelt's election in November 1940 to an unprecedented third term in the White House, he confronted a worldwide military and moral catastrophe. Almost all the European democracies had fallen under t...
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We Are Cuba! How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World
ISBN: HB: 9780300230031, Yale University Press, June 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developments that took place during and beyond this period. Drawing on archival research and interview...
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Class Matters The Strange Career of an American Delusion
ISBN: PB: 9780300244359, ISBN: HB: 9780300221503, Yale University Press, May 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm
From the decks of the Mayflower straight through to Donald Trump's "American carnage", class has always played a role in American life. In this remarkable work, Steve Fraser twines our nation's past with his own family's history, deftly illustrating...
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Clear and Present Safety The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters to Americans
ISBN: HB: 9780300222555, Yale University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
What most frightens the average American? Terrorism. North Korea. Iran. But what if none of these are probable or consequential threats to America? What if the world today is safer, freer, wealthier, healthier, and better educated than ever before? W...
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Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy How America's Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest
ISBN: PB: 9780300244533, ISBN: HB: 9780300211450, Yale University Press, May 2019
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A fierce critique of civil religion as the taproot of America's bid for global hegemony Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Walter A. McDougall argues powerfully that a pervasive but radically changing faith that "God is on our side" has inspired U.S. f...
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Breaking White Supremacy Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel
ISBN: PB: 9780300244335, Yale University Press, April 2019
632 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 6 black&white illus.
<p>The civil rights movement was one of the most searing developments in modern American history. It abounded with noble visions, resounded with magnificent rhetoric, and ended in nightmarish despair. It won a few legislative victories and had a prof...
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Our Beloved Kin A New History of King Philip's War
ISBN: PB: 9780300244328, ISBN: HB: 9780300196733, Yale University Press, April 2019
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
With rigorous original scholarship and creative narration, Lisa Brooks recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and Native resistance during the "First Indian War" (later named King Philip's War) by relaying the stories of Weetamoo, a female Wam...
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