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Feeling Safe and Secure in 1815

By Beatrice de Graaf For many years, I have been fascinated with questions regarding how countries, states, and societies exit a war and attempt to restore peace and security. If works such as Paul Schroeder’s The Transformation of Europe or,...
From: Age of Revolutions on 23 Aug 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

Brigands, Social Bandits, Freedom Fighters: the Portrayal of anti-Napoleonic Rebels in the Historiography of Napoleonic Italy

This post is a part of the 2020 Selected Papers of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, which were edited and compiled by members of the CRE’s board alongside editors at Age of Revolutions. By Doina Pasca Harsanyi The insurrection that...
From: Age of Revolutions on 29 Jan 2021

Robert Macaire and the Code Civil: The Political Economy of French Theatre after Bonaparte

This post is a part of the 2020 Selected Papers of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, which were edited and compiled by members of the CRE’s board alongside editors at Age of Revolutions. By Klaas Tindemans In 1823, under the restored...
From: Age of Revolutions on 28 Jan 2021

A Cross-Channel Marriage in Limbo: Alexandre d’Arblay, Frances Burney, and the Risks of Revolutionary Migration

This post is a part of the 2020 Selected Papers of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, which were edited and compiled by members of the CRE’s board alongside editors at Age of Revolutions. By Kelly Summers In late 1801, as the prospect...
From: Age of Revolutions on 25 Jan 2021

Testing the Narrative of Prussian Decline: The Rhineland Campaign of 1793

This post is a part of the 2020 Selected Papers of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, which were edited and compiled by members of the CRE’s board alongside editors at Age of Revolutions. By Ethan Soefje On 14 October 1806, the Prussian...
From: Age of Revolutions on 21 Jan 2021

Beneath the Hardened Lava: Images of Nature and Revolutionary Violence in Germaine de Staël’s “Épître au malheur”

This post is a part of the 2020 Selected Papers of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, which were edited and compiled by members of the CRE’s board alongside editors at Age of Revolutions. By Luiza Duarte Caetano Since the semantic break...
From: Age of Revolutions on 20 Jan 2021

Islam and the Revolutionary Age

This post is a part of our “Faith in Revolution” series, which explores the ways that religious ideologies and communities shaped the revolutionary era. Check out the entire series. By Ian Coller On 2 Floréal of the year III (21 April...
From: Age of Revolutions on 27 Jan 2020

The Real-Life Aeronauts

By Jason Pearl Flight was invented not by the Wright brothers in the early twentieth century but by the Montgolfiers, also brothers, in the late eighteenth. Over a hundred years of ballooning—for show, for fun, for war, for science—precede...
From: Age of Revolutions on 23 Dec 2019

The Last Crusade: Napoleon and the Knights Hospitaller

This post is a part of our “Faith in Revolution” series, which explores the ways that religious ideologies and communities shaped the revolutionary era. Check out the entire series. By Thomas Lecaque Knights on horseback, charging beneath...
From: Age of Revolutions on 16 Dec 2019

Haiti and the Colonial Predicament of Language in Zamoyski’s Napoleon, A Life

By Nathan H. Dize Napoleon Bonaparte has fascinated historians, biographers, writers of fiction, and readers for centuries. Indeed, the “great man” tradition of history would have it no other way. In his recent biography of Napoleon, Napoleon,...
From: Age of Revolutions on 19 Aug 2019

Book Raffle: Haynes’s Our Friends the Enemies

Haynes, Christine. Our Friends the Enemies: The Occupation of France After Napoleon (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018). In conjunction with Harvard University Press and Christine Haynes, Age of Revolutions proud to offer a revolutionary...
From: Age of Revolutions on 13 Feb 2019

Book Raffle: Hayes’s Our Friends the Enemies

Hayes, Christine. Our Friends the Enemies: The Occupation of France After Napoleon (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018). In conjunction with Harvard University Press and Christine Hayes, Age of Revolutions proud to offer a revolutionary...
From: Age of Revolutions on 13 Feb 2019

The Occupation of France After Napoleon, or Confessions of a Cultural-Turned-Military Historian

By Christine Haynes The “Age of Revolutions” was also an Age of Wars. While this point may be obvious to most readers of this site, as well as historians of the period, it took me an embarrassingly long time to understand. Trained as a cultural...
From: Age of Revolutions on 11 Feb 2019

Think Globally, Act Historically: Teaching the French Revolution and Napoleon

By Lynn Hunt and Jack R. Censer The explosive growth of global history is changing the scholarship of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era.  Earlier interest in such a broad framework failed to resonate because the idea of an Atlantic Revolution...
From: Age of Revolutions on 11 Dec 2017

Power and the People: Theater in France, 1789–1815

By Clare Siviter Theatrical metaphors, most notably Marx’s comparison of the First French Empire with a tragedy, dominate our perceptions of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era. In fact, from 1789 to 1815, theater – as a combination...
From: Age of Revolutions on 13 Feb 2017

Plotting Revolution, Part II: Politics of the Past

By Nathan Perl-Rosenthal Scholars choose the plots that structure their histories and these choices involve more than deciding which events to discuss.  Each plot embeds an emotional arc and potential political lesson into the historical narrative....
From: Age of Revolutions on 11 Jan 2017

The French Revolution and Napoleon Collection at FSU

By Richard J. Siegler III The Special Collections at Florida State University’s Robert M. Strozier Library in Tallahassee, Florida contains one of the largest repositories of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic documents in the world. The...
From: Age of Revolutions on 21 Sep 2016