'The perceptive and novel essays in this volume begin a wider re-conceptualization of global history.' C. A. Bayly, Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History, University of Cambridge.
'A collection of important and thoughtful essays discussing – but also interrogating the claim that the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries witnessed a 'global crisis'.' - Linda Colley, Shelby M. C. Davis 1958 Professor of History, Princeton
'A hugely welcome project that connects with a major debate of growing interest and importance, with outstanding authors and chapters.' - John Darwin, Beit University Lecturer in the History of the British Commonwealth, University of Oxford
'This volume presents an all-star line-up of historians to tackle the question of what a global perspective today can add to our understanding of national revolutions in the eighty years from 1760 to 1840...a valuable collection that should be widely read.' - The Journal of Global History
'[A] brilliant collection...essential.' - Choice