By Michael Meranze,Saree Makdisi
Between 1750 and 1820, tides of revolution swept the Atlantic international. From the recent business cities of significant Britain to the plantations of Haiti, they heralded either the increase of democratic nationalism and the following surge of imperial reaction.
In Imagining the British Atlantic after the yank Revolution, 9 essays contemplate those progressive modifications from quite a few literary, visible, and old views. On themes starting from portray and poetry to legal reform, the essays problem and complicate our understandings of revolution and response in the transatlantic mind's eye. Drawing on examples from diversified neighborhood and neighborhood contexts, they show the various remarkably neighborhood ways in which revolution and empire have been skilled in London, Pennsylvania, Pitcairn Island, and issues in between.
Published by way of the college of Toronto Press in organization with the UCLA middle for 17th- and Eighteenth-Century experiences and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
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