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G. John Ikenberry Reviews Jonathan Israel's The Expanding Blaze

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 as simply a national event; it was, in reality, nothing less than a battle of ideas played out on a global stage."

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Date
December 13, 2017