Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn is a fascinating illustrated volume which brings together three globally influential revolutionsin America, France, and Haitito explore the enormous transformations in the worlds politics and culture between the 1763 triumph of the British Empire in the Seven Years War and the end of the Napoleonic Wars 52 years later. While most histories of these revolutions have been told exclusively as chapters within national histories, Revolution! presents the story of the 18th-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.
The volume accompanied an exhibition at the New-York Historical Society, November 11, 2011 - April 15, 2012 .
Hardcover, 288 pages.