This fascinating collection of essays is the result of a generative conference at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in 2010. The edited volume reflects the organizers' effort to include the Ibero-American world in the debate about the Atlantic age of revolutions by focusing on five broad themes: the paths to revolution in the Iberian world; enlightenment and commerce in the changing empires; ideas, models, and concepts in the revolutionary Atlantic; the role of the popular sectors in the revolutionary processes; and slavery and slaves in the revolutions. These topics are of the utmost relevance to historians of the Atlantic world and Latin America.

The book is one of the most ambitious projects to encompass the Atlantic in a broader sense by establishing thematic links between Latin America, Europe, the United States, and Africa and by bringing together the work...

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