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The Expanding Blaze

How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848

Jonathan Israel



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Princeton University Pres
03 February 2020
A major intellectual history of the American Revolution and its influence on later revolutions in Europe and the Americas The Expanding Blaze is a sweeping history of how the American Revolution inspired revolutions throughout Europe and the Atlantic world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Jonathan Israel, one of the world's leading hi
By:   Jonathan Israel
Imprint:   Princeton University Pres
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 156mm, 
ISBN:   9780691195933
ISBN 10:   0691195935
Pages:   768
Publication Date:   03 February 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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).

Reviews for The Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848

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

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