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'The "Age of Revolutions" as an Age of Civil Wars'

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The Sir John Elliott Lecture in Atlantic History 2014 by Professor David Armitage.

David Armitage is the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Harvard, where he teaches intellectual and international history. Born in Britain and educated at Cambridge and Princeton, he taught at Columbia University for 11 years before moving to Harvard in 2004. He has pursued the concept and themes of Atlantic history as co-editor and contributor to volumes on The British Atlantic World, 1500–1800 (2nd edn., 2009), The Age of Revolutions in Global Context, c. 1760-1840 (2010), and Pacific Histories: Ocean, Land, and People (2014).

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