The Revolutionary Atlantic: Republican Visions, 1760-1830: A Documentary History is the first book to bring together primary sources on the four major revolutions--American, French, Haitian, and Spanish--that comprised the Age of Atlantic Revolutions. There are primary sourcebooks on all of
these revolutions, but never before have documents from all four revolutions been brought together within a single volume so that the revolutionary republican movement can be examined as a whole. Unlike the selections found in other texts, the documents in The Revolutionary Atlantic do not skimp on
length, allowing instructors and students to delve deeply into major issues of republican revolution. Combining classic, foundational texts, like Madison's 10th Federalist essay, and more obscure sources, such as archival peasant accounts of the Great Fear, The Revolutionary Atlantic is an
indispensable resource for teaching Atlantic history.
"Encompassing the major rebellions that transformed the Atlantic world in the Age of Revolutions, The Revolutionary Atlantic is a major achievement. Blaufarb's collection of documents records the voices of elites and masses alike, and is remarkably coherent thanks to its focus on political ideas,
not events. Highly recommended for students and scholars."--Willem Klooster, Clark University
"This is a fascinating and comprehensive collection of primary sources on the Age of Revolutions, ranging from Enlightenment political theory to empire and slavery. Blaufarb treats the U.S., French, Haitian, and Latin American Revolutions as a common movement. His chronological coverage is truly
impressive, spanning from the Seven Years' War to the 1820s. This will be tremendously useful to instructors seeking to connect the different Atlantic Revolutions."--Alyssa Sepinwall, California State University-San Marcos
"The Revolutionary Atlantic is an essential resource for anyone interested in the political upheavals that culminated in the American, French, Haitian, and Latin American Revolutions of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Through its concise chapter introductions and vast array of
documents focused on the period's new political ideas, The Revolutionary Atlantic reveals the connections among notions of republicanism and equality that sprang up around the Atlantic World. It also reveals the host of actors--elite European descended men, indigenous peoples, women, slaves, serfs,
and the urban poor--who gave local meaning and form to those ideals through their words and deeds. The Revolutionary Atlantic is a most welcome addition to the literature on the Age of Revolutions."--Rebecca Hartkopf Schloss, Texas A & M University
"Blaufarb's compilation and translation of political documents from the Age of Revolutions provides an excellent reader for scholars and students who seek to compare the precepts and arguments in favor of democracy, equality, and independence that emerged during the French and Haitian revolutions
with key texts from North American and Napoleonic-era Latin American independence movements."--Jordana Dym, Skidmore College
Rafe Blaufarb is Ben Weider Eminent Scholar Chair in Napoleonic History and Director of the Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution at Florida State University. He is the author of several books, including The Great Demarcation: The French Revolution and the Invention of Modern Property
(OUP, 2016), and Inhuman Traffick: The International Struggle against the Transatlantic Slave Trade: A Graphic History (OUP, 2014).