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The French Revolution Against Caste

By Blake Smith In his incendiary essay, What is the Third Estate?, published in successive, increasingly strident editions throughout 1789, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès sketched a program for the French Revolution. He called for the abolition...
From: Age of Revolutions on 8 Mar 2021

Register for the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850!

The annual Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850 will be held virtually from February 18-20 & 26-27 and will be free to all who register. You can register for the conference here. For the full list of CRE Board of Directors, click here....
From: Age of Revolutions on 5 Feb 2021

Opportunity for Undergraduate and M.A. Students studying War and Society

The Society for Military History is organizing several special panels for undergraduate and master’s students studying war and society at its upcoming annual conference, which will be held virtually. The Society for Military History (SMH) conference...

Politicized National Guard Poses Threat

In the aftermath of the Storming of the Capitol on 6 January 2020, political tensions and civil violence continue to grow across the United States, creating a dangerous situation that National Guard forces is now being called to address. At least 20,000...

Siege Warfare and the Storming of the Capitol

The Storming of the Capitol of the United States of America on 6 January 2020 represented an insurrectionary act and a military operation, not a riot by a mob. The Pro-Trump supporters who participated in the “Save America” rally and march...

Historians Condemn Violent Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

The American Historical Association, the flagship professional association of historians in the United States, has issued a statement condemning the violent insurrection at the United States Capitol on 6 January 2021. I am an active member of the...

Red, White, and Blood: White Terror and Great Fear, 1789-2021

By Beatrice de Graaf “White terror” has always been the twin brother of “revolutionary” or “red terror.” Modern history since the French Revolution has witnessed an effervescent parade of rebellions, insurrections,...
From: Age of Revolutions on 15 Jan 2021

Storming of the Capitol

I am appalled by the storming of the Capitol and the violent attack on the U.S. Congress and its members by armed insurrectionists of the pro-Trump “Stop the Steal” movement, who intended to disrupt the certification of the Electoral College...

A Fifth Revolution Around the Sun

By Bryan A. Banks and Cindy Ermus In 2015, we wrote the “About” page for Age of Revolutions with the opening line: “We live in an age of revolutions.” We posited that the revolutionary era had not dissipated, but had instead...
From: Age of Revolutions on 21 Nov 2020

How to Teach about Violence in France

In the wake of the horrific murder of history teacher Samuel Paty, historians are grappling with how to teach students and the public about the history of violence in France. Paty taught history and geography at a collège (middle school) in...

‘Revolutions So Remote’: Revolutionary Thinking and Archaeological Inquiry

This piece is a part of our ongoing series, entitle “Rethinking the Revolutionary Canon.”  By Catherine J. Frieman The Marxist archaeologist V. Gordon Childe was among the highest profile archaeologists of the twentieth century. In the...
From: Age of Revolutions on 1 Jun 2020

A Fourth Revolution Around the Sun

By Cindy Ermus and Bryan A. Banks  The last year has been a productive one at Age of Revolutions. The first three were whirlwinds in their own right (see our wrap-ups here: 1, 2, 3), but this last year has seen our website change in some...
From: Age of Revolutions on 21 Nov 2019

Book Raffle: Lawson’s Anatomies of Revolution

George Lawson, Anatomies of Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019).  In conjunction with the George Lawson and Cambridge University Press, Age of Revolutions is proud to offer a revolutionary raffle of Anatomies of...
From: Age of Revolutions on 28 Aug 2019

The New – Old – Age of Revolutions

By George Lawson What does it mean to talk about an ‘age of revolutions’? Once upon a time, the term was straightforward. For R. R. Palmer, it referred to a series of uprisings within Western civilization by Western liberals on Western aristocrats...
From: Age of Revolutions on 26 Aug 2019

Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850: Call for Papers

Call for Papers Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850  Annual Meeting Tallahassee, FL, February 27-29, 2020 Doubletree Hotel, Tallahassee, Florida Sponsored by Florida State University Deadline for Submission: November 1, 2019 Florida State...
From: Age of Revolutions on 12 Aug 2019

Gaming and Framing the Age of Revolution (1775-1848) in Thirty Figures

By Ben Marsh Link to survey: https://poll.fm/10344546. If you had to pick thirty historical figures whose lives and legacies collectively represented the Age of Revolution in c.1775-1848, then who would make the cut? Thirty seems a large number at first....
From: Age of Revolutions on 1 Jul 2019

The Power of “S”: Diversity and Inclusion in the Age of Revolutions Classroom

By Bryan A. Banks Those familiar with the historical discipline will no doubt be acquainted with the many “turns” the profession has gone through since the rise of social history in the 1960s and 70s. Old Marxist paradigms and various forms...
From: Age of Revolutions on 28 Jan 2019

French Revolution and the Let Them Eat Cake Shutdown

Welcome to the “Let Them Eat Cake Shutdown.” The French Revolution has now entered into the current federal government shutdown in the United States. The BBC reports that “US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross has attracted scorn for suggesting...

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