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Yale University Press History 2010 Catalog

Yale University Press History 2010 Catalog



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The seasonal History discipline catalog from Yale University Press, encompassing recent publications in American, Atlantic, British, European, and World History.
The seasonal History discipline catalog from Yale University Press, encompassing recent publications in American, Atlantic, British, European, and World History.

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Published by: YalePress on Feb 23, 2010
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Indian Raids and the U.S.–Mexican War
Brian DeLay
Winner of the 2009 Robert M. Utley Award, given by the Western History AssociationWinner of the 2009 W. Turrentine Jackson Award,given by the Western History AssociationWinner of the 2008 Summereld G. Roberts Award,presented by the Sons of the Republic of TexasFinalist for the 2008 Francis Parkman Prize,sponsored by the Society of American Historians
The Comanche Empire
Pekka Hämäläinen
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Fallen Giants
A History of Himalayan Mountaineering fromthe Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes
Maurice Isserman and Stewart Weaver
Winner of the 2008 National Outdoor Book Award for History and Biography, sponsored bythe Idaho State University and the Association of Outdoor Recreation and EducationWinner of the Banff Mountain Book Festival’s2008 Mountaineering History Prize, sponsored bythe Banff Center
Making Indian Law 
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Christian W. McMillen
Winner of the 2008 William Nelson CromwellFoundation Prize, sponsored by the AmericanSociety for Legal HistoryWinner of the 2008 John Philip Reid Book Award,sponsored by the American Society for LegalHistoryWinner of the 2008 Erminie Wheeler-VoegelinPrize, sponsored by the American Society forEthnohistory
A History of the First Arab–Israeli War
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The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the
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Christine Ruane
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All Can Be Saved
Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the IberianAtlantic World
Stuart B. Schwartz
Winner of the 2008 Cundill InternationalPrize in History, given by the CundillFoundation at McGill UniversityWinner of the 2009 American Academy of Religion Book Award for Excellence in thecategory of Historical Study of Religion, given by the American Academy of ReligionWinner of the 2009 John E. Fagg Prize, given by the American Historical AssociationWinner of the 2009 Leo Gershoy Award, given by the American Historical AssociationWinner of the 2009 George L. Mosse Prize,given by the American Historical Association
Deying Empire
Trading with the Enemy in Colonial New York 
Thomas M. Truxes
Finalist for the 2008 Francis Parkman Prize,sponsored by the Society of AmericanHistorians
Visit YaleBooks.com/awards  or more Yale University Press award-winning titles 
1-800-405-1619 • Yale University Press • YaleBooks.com
 American History 
The Material Culture of Needlework and Sewing
Mary C. Beaudry
Mary C. Beaudry mines archaeologicalndings rom the middle ages throughthe industrial revolution to discover what needles, thimbles, bobbins, andother artiacts o sewing and needleworkreveal about the cultures in which they  were used.
Cloth 2007 256 pp. 46 b/w illus.ISBN 13: 978-0-300-11093-7 $60.00
Foul Bodies
Cleanliness in Early America
Kathleen M. Brown
This unusual history examines how practices and attitudes toward cleanli-ness and dirt evolved in America romthe arrival o the rst Europeans to themid-1800s. Personal care o the body is not simply a private matter, the bookshows, but an expression o culturalideals and undamental social values.
Cloth 2009 464 pp. 35 b/w illus.ISBN 13: 978-0-300-10618-3 $45.00
Jonathan Edwards’s“Sinners in the Handso an Angry God”
A Casebook 
Edited by Wilson H. Kimnach,
University o Bridgeport 
, CalebJ. D. Maskell, and Kenneth P.Minkema
Designed specically or the classroom,this volume presents the accurate anddenitive version o 
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The Papers o Benjamin Franklin
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Edited by Ellen R. Cohn
Jonathan R. Dull, Senior AssociateEditor; Karen Duval, AssociateEditor; Kate M. Ohno, MichaelSletcher, and Philipp Ziesche,Assistant Editors
Cloth 2009 752 pp. 8 b/w illus.ISBN 13: 978-0-300-13448-3 $95.00
The Papers o Benjamin Franklin
Volume 38, August 16, 1782,through January 20, 1783
Edited by Ellen R. Cohn
Jonathan R. Dull, Senior AssociateEditor; Karen Duval, AssociateEditor; Judith M. Adkins, Kate M.Ohno, and Michael Sletcher,Assistant Editors
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The Making o JohnLedyard
Empire and Ambition in the Lifeof an Early American Traveler
Edward G. Gray
This engaging book oers a rollickingaccount o the lie o American adven-turer John Ledyard as well as importantinsights into early modern empire in theRevolutionary era. Whether living withthe Iroquois, sailing with Captain Cook,conerring with Thomas Jeerson, ortrekking through Siberia, Ledyard was both a product o empire and an agentin its growth.
Cloth 2007 240 pp. 15 gures & 5 mapsISBN 13: 978-0-300-11055-5 $37.00
The Federalist Papers
Alexander Hamilton, JamesMadison, and John Jay; Editedand with an Introduction by IanShapiro,
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This authoritative edition o the com-plete texts o the Federalist Papers, theConstitution, the Bill o Rights, and theArticles o Conederation is accompa-nied by essays in which leading scholarsprovide historical context and thematic background.
Paper 2009 608 pp.ISBN 13: 978-0-300-11890-2 $20.00
The Hanging o Thomas Jeremiah
A Free Black Man’s Encounter with Liberty
J. William Harris,
University o New Hampshire 
This book tells or the rst time thetragic story o Thomas Jeremiah, a blackman caught up in the turmoil o revolu-tion in Charleston, South Carolina, in1775.
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Empire of the Spirit
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This lively history o the rise o Methodism charts the development o the movement rom its unpromisingorigins in England in the 1730s to itsmajor international importance by the1880s. The book explores Methodism’sphenomenal growth in the British Isles,America, and around the globe, and thecomplex reasons or its wide-rangingappeal.
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These titles are on their way to me: Fletcher's _Growing Up in England: The Experience of Childhood 1600-1914_ and Crystal's _ A Little Book of Language_ (a nice start for relaxing reading after a few laps).
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These caught my eye on cursory study of the catalogue: 1)Household Gods, The British and their Possessions 2)Shopping in the Renaissance, Consumer Culture in Italy, 1400-1600 3) Picturing Russia, Exporations in Visual Culture 4) A New History of Early Christianity 5) A Little Book of Language 6) Growing up in England, The Experience of Childhood, 1600-1914... these are only the beginning of a goo
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A brilliant collection. I think the American public is smarter than most think. I imagine if it knew about these riches, you might have some best sellers on your hands. Thank you again. I loved the Lukacs book and see many more I must add to my collection.
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