Jonathan Israel is professor emeritus of modern history at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His many books include Revolutionary Ideas and A Revolution of the Mind (both Princeton).
Honorable Mention for the 2018 PROSE Award in U.S. History, Association of American Publishers Makes it impossible to see the American founding as simply a national event. -G. John Ikenberry, Foreign Affairs One of Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of 2017 in American History A joy to read. -Kirkus Reviews Studded with interesting facts. . . . An important, necessary and convincing argument. -Elizabeth Cobbs, Times Higher Education Fascinating. . . . [O]ffers a compelling overview of how the American Revolution impacted the rest of the world. -American Magazine