Revolution!: The Atlantic World Reborn

Overview

Drawing on an international cross-section of experts this colorful new book presents the story of the eighteenth-century Atlantic revolutions as a part of wider, intertwined, global narrative. Vivid text and images provide a context for our understanding of these major social upheavals and their lasting influence on contemporary society.

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Overview

Drawing on an international cross-section of experts this colorful new book presents the story of the eighteenth-century Atlantic revolutions as a part of wider, intertwined, global narrative. Vivid text and images provide a context for our understanding of these major social upheavals and their lasting influence on contemporary society.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781904832942
  • Publisher: D Giles Limited
  • Publication date: 11/16/2011
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author


Thomas Bender is the University Professor of the Humanities; professor of History and director of Graduate Studies at New York University. His publications include The Unfinished City: New York and the Metropolitan Idea(2007) and A Nation Among Nations: America’s Place in World History (2006).

Laurent Dubois is professor of French Studies and History at Duke University, Durham, NC and a leading expert on Haitian history and culture. His books include Slave Revolution in the Caribbean, 1789–1804: A Brief History With Documents (with John Garrigus, 2006), and Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution (2004).

Richard Rabinowitz is one of the leading public historians in the United States. Over the past forty years he has led creative teams of scholars, curators, educators, artists, architects, designers and institutional planners in fashioning over five hundred successful and innovative history programs.

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Table of Contents

Foreword- Louise Mirrer, President and CEO of the New-York Historical Society
Introduction- Richard Rabinowitz
A Season of Revolutions: The United States, France, and Haiti- Thomas Bender
Insurgents before Independence: The Revolution of the American People- T. H. Breen
A Port in the Storm: Philadelphia's Commerce during the Atlantic Revolutionary Era- Cathy Matson
Slavery and Freedom in the Age of Revolution- David Brion Davis and Peter P. Hinks
The Achievement of the Haitian Revolution, 1791-1804- Robin Blackburn
An African Revolutionary in the Atlantic World- Laurent Dubois and Julius S. Scott
Liberty in Black, White, and Color: A Trans-Atlantic Debate- Jeremy D. Popkin
A Vapor of Dread: Observations on Racial Terror and Vengeance in the Age of Revolution- Vincent Brown
One Woman, Three Revolutions: Rosalie of the Poulard Nation- Rebecca J. Scott and Jean M. Hébrard
The 1804 Haitian Revolution- Jean Casimir
Curating History's Silences: The Revolution! Exhibition- Richard Rabinowitz

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