Revolution!: The Atlantic World Reborn (Hardcover)

Revolution!: The Atlantic World Reborn By Thomas Bender (Editor), Laurent DuBois (Editor), Richard Rabinowitz (Editor) Cover Image
By Thomas Bender (Editor), Laurent DuBois (Editor), Richard Rabinowitz (Editor)
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Description


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.

The exhibition Revolution The Atlantic World Reborn travels to the Capitol Park Museum, Baton Rouge, LA, October 24th, 2014--February 28th, 2015

About 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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781904832942
ISBN-10: 1904832946
Publisher: Giles
Publication Date: September 29th, 2011
Pages: 287
Language: English