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The Resource 1789 : twelve authors explore a year of rebellion, revolution, and change, edited by Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti

1789 : twelve authors explore a year of rebellion, revolution, and change, edited by Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Label
1789 : twelve authors explore a year of rebellion, revolution, and change
Title
1789
Title remainder
twelve authors explore a year of rebellion, revolution, and change
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Title variation
Seventeen eighty nine
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""The Rights of Man." What does that mean? In 1789 that question rippled all around the world. Do all men have rights--not just nobles and kings? What then of enslaved people, women, the original inhabitants of the Americas? In the new United States a bill of rights was passed, while in France the nation tumbled toward revolution. In the Caribbean preachers brought word of equality, while in the South Pacific sailors mutinied. New knowledge was exploding, with mathematicians and scientists rewriting the history of the planet and the digits of pi. Lauded anthology editors Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti, along with ten award-winning nonfiction authors, explore a tumultuous year when rights and freedoms collided with enslavement and domination, and the future of humanity seemed to be at stake. Some events and actors are familiar: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, Marie Antoinette and the Marquis de Lafayette. Others may be less so: the eloquent former slave Olaudah Equiano, the Seneca memoirist Mary Jemison, the fishwives of Paris, the mathematician Jurij Vega, and the painter Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun. But every chapter brings fresh perspectives on the debates of the time, inviting readers to experience the passions of the past and ask new questions of today" --Amazon
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
909.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Aronson, Marc
  • Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
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  • Europe
  • Europe
  • United States
  • United States
  • Social change
  • Eighteenth century
Target audience
juvenile
Label
1789 : twelve authors explore a year of rebellion, revolution, and change, edited by Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [186]-195) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The age of revolutions -- Exhilaration. "The fishwives make the rules": the October days of the French Revolution / by Tanya Lee Stone -- The contradictory king: Gustav III and the unlikely beginnings of class equality in Sweden / by Karen Englemann -- Pi, Vega, and the battle at Belgrade / by Amy Alznauer -- Abomination. The Queen's chemise: Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, portraitist of Marie Antoinette / by Susan Campbell Bartoletti -- The choice: Paris, 1789 / by Marc Aronson -- "All men are created equal": the global journey of Olaudah Equiano / by Joyce Hansen -- Inspiration. The Wesleyans in the West Indies / by Summer Edward -- Who counted in America? / by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson -- Mary Jemison and the Seneca nation / by Christopher Turner -- Conclusions. Challenging time: Dr. James Hutton, the father of geology / by Sally M. Walker -- Mutiny on the Bounty / by Steve Sheinkin
Control code
on1140699028
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9781536208733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1140699028
Label
1789 : twelve authors explore a year of rebellion, revolution, and change, edited by Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [186]-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The age of revolutions -- Exhilaration. "The fishwives make the rules": the October days of the French Revolution / by Tanya Lee Stone -- The contradictory king: Gustav III and the unlikely beginnings of class equality in Sweden / by Karen Englemann -- Pi, Vega, and the battle at Belgrade / by Amy Alznauer -- Abomination. The Queen's chemise: Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, portraitist of Marie Antoinette / by Susan Campbell Bartoletti -- The choice: Paris, 1789 / by Marc Aronson -- "All men are created equal": the global journey of Olaudah Equiano / by Joyce Hansen -- Inspiration. The Wesleyans in the West Indies / by Summer Edward -- Who counted in America? / by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson -- Mary Jemison and the Seneca nation / by Christopher Turner -- Conclusions. Challenging time: Dr. James Hutton, the father of geology / by Sally M. Walker -- Mutiny on the Bounty / by Steve Sheinkin
Control code
on1140699028
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9781536208733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1140699028

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