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Popkin, Jeremy D. 1948-

Works: 40 works in 226 publications in 2 languages and 8,727 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Conference proceedings  Biography  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: F1923, 972.94030922
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Publications about Jeremy D Popkin
Publications by Jeremy D Popkin
Most widely held works by Jeremy D Popkin
Facing racial revolution : eyewitness accounts of the Haitian Insurrection by Jeremy D Popkin( file )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,580 libraries worldwide
Along with the American and French revolutions, the birth of Haiti in 1804 helped shape the modern world. The powerful, moving and sometimes troubling testimonies collected in 'Facing Racial Revolution' seek to expand the reader's understanding of this momentous event and how it relates to the wider world
A short history of the French Revolution by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
"This concise survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic period offers an alternative to the long, detailed texts more suited to advanced study. Author Jeremy D. Popkin introduces readers to the major events that comprise the story of the French Revolution, to the different ways in which historians have interpreted them, to the political, social, and cultural origins of the Revolution, and to the latest methodological approaches." "Beginning with the prerevolutionary crisis, Popkin leads readers through the dramatic events that led to the storming of the Bastille in 1789. Along the way, he discusses the effort to create a constitutional regime, the collapse of the new constitution, and the overthrow of the monarchy. This newly revised edition provides expanded discussion of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen and the king's trial. In addition, A Short History of the French Revolution: explores the Jacobin dictatorship and the Reign of Terror; examines the search for stability under the Directory; features in-depth coverage of Napoleon's Consulate and Empire; and looks at the long-term consequences of the Revolution for France and the world."--Jacket
A concise history of the Haitian revolution by Jeremy D Popkin( file )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 libraries worldwide
This book offers students a concise and clearly written overview of the events of the Haitian Revolution, from the slave uprising in the French colony of Saint-Domingue in 1791 to the declaration of Haiti's independence in 1804. Draws on the latest scholarship in the field as well as the author's original research. Offers a valuable resource for those studying independence movements in Latin America, the history of the Atlantic World, the history of the African diaspora, and the age of the American and French
Revolutionary news : the press in France, 1789-1799 by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Media and revolution : comparative perspectives by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, taking the opposite view, argues that the extensive attention paid to the effects of worldwide television coverage of the demonstrations in Tiananmen Square masks the fact that the Chinese students were essentially reworking protest rituals rooted in their country's history and culture long before the modern media era. Owen Johnson, in his essay on the Czechoslovak press during the "Velvet Revolution," likewise downplays the role of the media. The remaining contributors - Jeffrey Brooks, Jack R. Censer, Tim Harris, Thomas C. Leonard, Stephen R. Mackinnon, Michael Mendle, Jeffery A. Smith, Jonathan Sperber, Mark W. Summers - focus on pamphlet literature, newspapers, political cartoons, and the modern electronic media. Together, their wide-ranging views form a balanced and perceptive examination of the impact of the media on the making of history
Press and politics in pre-revolutionary France ( Book )
7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
You are all free : the Haitian revolution and the abolition of slavery by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 libraries worldwide
"The abolitions of slavery in the French Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue in 1793 and in revolutionary France in 1794 were the first dramatic blows against an institution that had shaped the Atlantic world for three centuries and affected the lives of millions of people. Based on extensive archival research, You Are All Free provides an account of the dramatic events that led to these epochal decrees, and also to the destruction of Cap Francais, the richest city in the French Caribbean, and to the first refugee crisis in the United States. Taking issue with earlier accounts that claim that Saint-Domingue's slaves freed themselves, or that French revolutionaries abolished slavery as part of a general campaign for universal human rights, this book shows that abolition was the result of complex and often paradoxical political struggles on both sides of the Atlantic"-- Résumé de l'éditeur
History, historians, & autobiography by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
"Drawing on the theoretical work of contemporary critics of autobiography and the philosopher Paul Ricoeur, Popkin reads the autobiographical classics of Edward Gibbon and Henry Adams and the memoirs of contemporary historians such as Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Peter Gay, Jill Ker Conway, and many others. He reveals the contributions historians' life stories make to our understanding of the human experience. Historians' autobiographies, he shows, reveal how scholars arrive at their vocations, the difficulties of writing about modern professional life, and the ways in which personal stories can add to our understanding of historical events such as war, political movements, and the traumas of the Holocaust." "An overview of the way historians view themselves and their profession, History, Historians, and Autobiography will be of interest to readers concerned with the ways in which we understand the past, as well as anyone interested in the art of life-writing."--BOOK JACKET
The right-wing press in France, 1792-1800 by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A history of modern France by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
The legacies of Richard Popkin by Jeremy D Popkin( file )
14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Richard H. Popkin (1923-2005) transformed the study of the history of philosophy in the second half of the twentieth century. His History of Scepticism and his many other publications demonstrated the centrality of the problem of skepticism in the development of modern thought, the intimate connections between philosophy and religion, and the importance of contacts between Jewish and Christian thinkers. In this volume, scholars from around the world assess Popkina (TM)s contributions to the many fields in which he was interested. The Legacies of Richard Popkin provides a broad overview of Popkina (TM)s work and demonstrates the connections between the many topics he wrote about. A concluding article, by Popkina (TM)s son Jeremy Popkin, draws on private letters to provide a picture of Popkina (TM)s life and career in his own words, revealing the richness of the documents now accessible to scholars in the Richard Popkin papers at the William Andrews Clark Library in Los Angeles
News and politics in the age of revolution : Jean Luzac's Gazette de Leyde by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Press, revolution, and social identities in France, 1830-1835 by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Panorama of Paris : selections from Le Tableau de Paris by Louis-Sébastien Mercier( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Notities van de Franse schrijver (1740-1814) over het leven in Parijs in de periode 1781-1788
Enlightenment, revolution, and the periodical press ( Book )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and French and held by 217 libraries worldwide
The Abbé Grégoire and his world by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
A distinguished group of international scholars from the disciplines of history, philosophy, literature and art history offer a reconsideration of the ideas and the impact of the abbé Henri Grégoire, one of the most important figures of the French Revolution and a contributor to the campaigns for Jewish emancipation, rights for blacks, the reform of the Catholic Church and many other causes
The Mémoires secrets and the culture of publicity in eighteenth-century France ( Book )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
La presse de la Révolution journaux et journalistes, 1789-1799 by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 85 libraries worldwide
On diary by Philippe Lejeune( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Enlightened reaction : the rightwing press under the first Republic, 1792 to 1800 by Jeremy D Popkin( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Popkin, Jeremy 1948-
Popkin, Jeremy D.
Popkin, Jeremy David 1948-
English (192)
French (5)
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