Distinguished scholars of the Atlantic world outline the great swells of revolution and the counter-revolutionary undertow that swept across the Atlantic at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth centuries.
Experts examine the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions in the context of the Americas, where the last and early nineteenth-century phase of the Atlantic revolutions played out in Latin America, and in the largest context of all: Global History.
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.