By Michael Meranze,Saree Makdisi
Between 1750 and 1820, tides of revolution swept the Atlantic global. From the recent commercial cities of serious 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 examine those innovative variations from various literary, visible, and historic views. On themes starting from portray and poetry to felony reform, the essays problem and complicate our understandings of revolution and response in the transatlantic mind's eye. Drawing on examples from diverse neighborhood and nearby contexts, they exhibit the numerous 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 collage of Toronto Press in organization with the UCLA heart for 17th- and Eighteenth-Century reviews and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.