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The Occult Revival

Paul Kléber Monod

in Solomon's Secret Arts: The Occult in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123586
eISBN:
9780300195392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123586.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers the most important cause of the occult revival, without which a revival would not have come to pass. The increasing commercialization of the press helped occult writings ... More


Planetary Exploration Triumphant

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the period at Caltech when Bruce Murray, a forty-three-year-old geology professor, took the reins as JPL director. He was a relatively young man, as Pickering had been when ... More


Theodore Roosevelt

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents the story of Theodore Roosevelt and his take-charge style, which would become the hallmark of his administration. Roosevelt came to office at a time when the presidencies of ... More


New Collaborations (1772)

John Radner

in Johnson and Boswell: A Biography of Friendship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178753
eISBN:
9780300189087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178753.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter describes the collaborations between Johnson and Boswell in 1772. During a visit to London in the spring, Johnson began preparing Boswell to write his Life. But even before Boswell's ... More


“Pick the Flowers while They’re in Bloom”: The Contours of Bribery in the Agencies of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

James Heinzen

in The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Chapter 2 shifts the focus to bribery among law enforcement and criminal justice officials. The enormous number of arrests for nonpolitical crimes, and the influx of those cases into the courts, ... More


The Death of a Judge: Scandal and the Affair of the High Courts

James Heinzen

in The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Prosecutors charged top judges serving in the supreme courts of the USSR and, the Russian, Ukrainian, and Georgian republics, as well as the Moscow City Court, and judges serving in several other ... More


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