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New-York Historical Society Looks at the Atlantic Revolutions

The New-York Historical Society is reopening fully on 11 November with an exhibit titled “Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn”. It was be there until April, and then travel to other venues.The society’s webpage calls this “a path-breaking exhibition and educational initiative”:The exhibition explores the enormous transformations in the world’s politics and culture between the 1763 triumph of the British Empire in the Seven Years War and the end of the Napoleonic Wars.
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Show Explores Revolutions in France, Haiti, US

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (3 years ago)

Starting this Friday, the New-York Historical Society is featuring "Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn," a traveling exhibition featuring various cultural and historical artifacts from the diverse and multifaceted revolutions of ... Read Post

“Ideological distortions in the exhibit”

History / US History : Boston 1775 (3 years ago)

Last month I noted the New-York Historical Society’s exhibit “Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn”. History News Network has just published Alan Singer’s harsh critique of that exhibit and particularly how it presents the dominant... Read Post

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History / US History : Boston 1775 (3 years ago)

This fall I noted the opening of the New-York Historical Society’s “Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn” exhibit, and a critique of that exhibit by Prof. Alan Singer. It’s only fair, therefore, to quote the heated rebuttal to Sing... Read Post


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