The American Revolution in a Global Context

Lecture Description

This talk places the American Revolution in its worldwide context. It explores Britain’s imperial policies in Asia as well as in North America, the importance of the colonies’ worldwide trading connections, and revolutionary battles that occurred outside of the North American mainland. It also looks at the implications of the American Revolution for the slave trade and for inciting revolutionary movements in France and Haiti.

CATEGORIES

Revolutionary and Early National Transnational and Comparative

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