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A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City

Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125917
eISBN:
9780300145069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125917.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book describes the lives of African American women in the urban north during the early years of the republic. It investigates how African American women in Philadelphia journeyed from ... More


Why Media Distribution Matters: A Critical Interlude

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the potential of media distribution, and the balance of structure and agency enacted in different approaches to it, to inform our view of a wide array of major social and ... More


Racial Meeting Grounds and Battlegrounds During Wartime, 1941–1947

Lori A. Flores

in Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the conflict between Mexican Americans and a white mainstream that denied them equal treatment, and between Mexican Americans and braceros in a militarized, masculinized ... More


The Crowded Greenhouse: Population, Climate Change, and Creating a Sustainable World

John Firor and Judith Jacobsen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093209
eISBN:
9780300133448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093209.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This book presents the strongest possible arguments about human population, climate change, and the relationship between Earth and human beings, discussing how people on Earth should act to stabilize ... More


Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

Lillian Guerra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300175530
eISBN:
9780300235333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175530.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book sheds light on the experiences of ordinary Cubans in the unseating of the dictator Fulgencio Batista. This book fills a significant gap in historical and political literature, illuminating ... More


Does the Constitution Enact the Republican Party Platform? Beyond Bush v. Gore

Cass R. Sunstein (ed.)

in Bush v. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093797
eISBN:
9780300127003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093797.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that the importance of Bush v. Gore lies not so much in what it did as in what it reveals about the nature of the federal judiciary in the current period. Because of Bush v. Gore, ... More


Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform

Scott Gac

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111989
eISBN:
9780300138368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111989.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book outlines the interwoven story of music, careerism, reform, the transformation of American culture, and one of the greatest musical acts in American history. Following the Hutchinson Family ... More


Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Kathryn Kish Sklar and James Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115932
eISBN:
9780300137866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two epochal developments profoundly influenced the history of the Atlantic world between 1770 and 1870—the rise of women's rights activism and the drive to eliminate chattel slavery. The chapters ... More


Markets and Politics in the Coffee Sector

Graeme Auld

in Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300190533
eISBN:
9780300210330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190533.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the role of markets and politics in the initiation of certification programs in the coffee industry. It begins by describing production in the coffee sector and the market ... More


The Military Conspiracy

Stanley G. Payne

in The Collapse of the Spanish Republic, 1933-1936: Origins of the Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110654
eISBN:
9780300130805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110654.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Spanish military conspiracy and revolt of 1936. The disaster of military activism in Spanish politics between 1917 and 1931 made most officers hesitant to throw themselves ... More


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