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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...

Finding Genres of Revolution in the Classroom

By Aaron R. Hanlon “Conceptual engineering” is the term philosophers use to categorize a sub-discipline concerned with refining and improving concepts like “knowledge,” “race,” or “health.” As a literary...
From: Age of Revolutions on 21 Jan 2019

A Third Revolution Around the Sun

By Bryan Banks and Cindy Ermus We started this website three years ago with the goal of exploring the Age of Revolutions in all its variations, sharing our colleagues’ latest research, and continuing conversations online that usually begin...
From: Age of Revolutions on 26 Nov 2018

Consortium on the Revolutionary Era: 3 Reflections

*** Five southern American universities founded the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era in 1972 in order “to foster the study of Europe during the Revolutionary Period (1750-1850).” Fast-forward to 2018 and you will find that the...
From: Age of Revolutions on 8 Mar 2018

“Race and Revolution” Series Introduction

“Race and Revolution” Series Introduction “The race question is subsidiary to the class question in politics, and to think of imperialism in terms of race is disastrous. But to neglect the racial factor as merely incidental is an error...
From: Age of Revolutions on 26 Feb 2018

Social Revolutions Beyond the Volga: Egypt and Ireland

By Aidan Beatty In 1919, a “Revolution” broke out in Egypt; since 1882, Britain had held an outsized role in Egyptian affairs but never directly ruled the country, instead preferring to use local royalty as intermediaries.  In the...
From: Age of Revolutions on 12 Feb 2018

A Second Revolution Around the Sun

By Cindy Ermus and Bryan Banks This November, Age of Revolutions celebrated its second birthday. In only two years, we’ve witnessed our community grow to over 7,000 followers and subscribers, which is more than we could have imagined in November...
From: Age of Revolutions on 3 Dec 2017

Facing Empire: Indigenous Experiences in a Revolutionary Age

This post is a part of our “Native American Revolutions” Series. By Kate Fullagar and Michael A. McDonnell To close this roundtable on Native American Revolutions, we’d like to flag a forthcoming collection that argues for an extension...
From: Age of Revolutions on 29 Nov 2017

AoR Anniversary: Celebrating Our First Revolution Around the Sun

By Bryan Banks and Cindy Ermus Today is Age of Revolutions’s first birthday. Since beginning this project a year ago, we’ve published 69 posts. This marks our 70th. We’ve posted original research, directed attention to...
From: Age of Revolutions on 21 Nov 2016

Women and Revolution: A Horror Story

By Caroline Wigginton Leonora Sansay’s epistolary novel Secret History; or, the Horrors of St. Domingo (1808) is set during the final days of the Haitian Revolution. Her tale — based on Sansay’s own eyewitness accounts and focused...
From: Age of Revolutions on 31 Oct 2016

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