Experts explore the challenges and opportunities inherent in the study of the Haitian Revolution, a cataclysmic event that left a particularly complicated paper trail.
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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.
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.