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Rethinking the Age of Revolutions: France and the Birth of the Modern World

David A. Bell and Yair Mintzker


This new collection brings together some of the most exciting and important research now being done on the French Revolutionary era by prominent historians from North America and France. Adopting a variety of approaches, and tackling a wide variety of subjects, they show the continuing vitality and importance of the field, not just for specialists, but for anyone interested in the origins of some of the most important issues in the politics and culture of the modern West. Among the subjects dealt with in the chapters are human rights, race relations, celebrity, charisma, the aftermath of traum ... More

Keywords: French Revolution, Age of Revolutions, Enlightenment, political culture, historiography

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190674793
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190674793.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David A. Bell, editor
Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor, Department of History, Princeton University

Yair Mintzker, editor
Professor of History, Princeton University

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