Jonathan Israel

Foreign Affair 's G. John Ikenberry reviews Professor Emeritus Jonathan Israel 's The Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775–1848, writing, "This book’s wide-angle account of the nineteenth-century spread of revolutionary democratic ideals makes it impossible to see the American founding...
Jonathan Israel , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, discusses his book The Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775–1848 with Gilad Halpern and Dalia Scheindlin of the Tel Aviv Review. Listen to the podcast at ...
Caitlin Fitz of the Wall Street Journal reviews The Expanding Blaze by Jonathan Israel , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, writing, "A relative newcomer to U.S. history, Mr. Israel sometimes brings a refreshing outsider’s perspective, as when he shows...
The Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848 (Princeton University Press, 2017) by Jonathan Israel, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, has been named the Times Higher Education 's Book of the Week. Reviewer Elizabeth Cobbs writes, " The...
Jonathan Israel , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, has been awarded the 2017 Comenius Prize by the Foundation of the Comenius Museum in the Netherlands.
Jonathan Israel , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, will a give a public lecture, “Contesting American Values: The Bumpy Rise of Democracy in the West (1776-1850) , on Friday, October 28 , which will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute campus.