SYMPOSIUM: The Age of Revolution: A Whole History - Session 2: Adventures in the Archives—Discovering the Treasures of the Age of Revolution
Experts explore the challenges and opportunities inherent in the study of the Haitian Revolution, a cataclysmic event that left a particularly complicated paper trail.
SYMPOSIUM: The Age of Revolution: A Whole History - Session 1: The Haitian Revolution and Human Rights, Keynote Address
Professor Dubois discusses the ways in which enslaved people shaped the development and application of ideas of equality and human rights during the Age of Revolution.
Richard Brookhiser presents a vivid portrait of the “Father of the Constitution,” an accomplished yet humble statesman who nourished Americans’ fledgling liberty.
Amanda Foreman, in conversation with Harold Holzer, takes the audience on a journey to the drawing rooms of London, the offices of Washington, and the front lines of a divided America to examine Great Britain’s integral role in the Civil War.
In conversation with Kati Marton, Steve Coll sheds light on ExxonMobil and the larger-than-life characters who have contributed to its colossal story.
Walter Isaacson tells the story of the roller-coaster life and searing personality of Steve Jobs, a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six technological industries.
Three prize-winning historians discuss the often-neglected naval history of the American Civil War.
Niall Ferguson discusses his book, Civilization: The West and the Rest. How did the West overtake its Eastern rivals? And has the zenith of Western power now passed?
Gordon S. Wood, in conversation with Richard Brookhiser, reflects on the birth of American nationhood and explains why the Revolution remains so essential.
Aaron L. Friedberg discusses how the 21st century will be shaped by the relationship between China and the United States, the strategies each is employing to achieve its goals, and the escalating Sino-American struggle for geopolitical predominance.