Top 10 of 2022

2022 was a big year for Age of Revolutions. To wrap up the year, we thought we would draw your attention to the top 10 most read pieces published in 2022, as well as the top 10 most revisited pieces published from 2015 to 2021. Both lists are below.

Top 10 Most Read Pieces Published in 2022

#10 – Paul Cohen, “On the Relationship Between Journalism and History: Thoughts on The New York Times Haiti Ransom Project”

#9 – Interview between Tom Cutterham and Woody Holton, “Fighting the American Revolution: An Interview with Woody Holton”

#8 – Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, “Thoroughly Modern Maxie: Robespierre’s Relevance for Democracy Today”

#7 – Seth Whitty, “‘A Positive Evil’: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition in the 1834 Tennessee Constitutional Convention”

#6 – Signe Peterson Fourmy, “‘She Had Smothered Her Baby on Purpose’: Enslaved Women and Maternal Resistance”

#5 – Éric Morales-Franceschini, “Spectacle and Revolution: Cuba’s ‘Imperfect Cinema'”

#4 – Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, “Before Silencing the Past: Michel Rolph-Trouillot’s Stirring the Pot of Haitian History

#3 – Patrick Luck, “Slavery’s Revolutions in Louisiana”

#2 – Mary D. Lewis, “A Commercial (Neo)Colony? The Role of the Merchant Lobby in France’s Recognition of Haitian Independence”

And the most read piece published in 2022 at #1 – Thomas Lecaque, “‘Slaves are Self-Explanatory: Silencing the Past in Empire Total War (2009)”

Top 10 Most Revisited Pieces Published from 2015 through 2021

#10 – Jacob Ivey, “The Zulu Iklwa: Evidence of an African Military Revolution in the Nineteenth Century”

#9 – Tom Zoellner, “Jamaica on Fire: Haiti and the Problem of Inspiration”

#8 – Rebecca Dowd Geoffroy-Schwinden, “A French (R)evolution in Music?”

#7 – Sowande M. Mustakeem, Manuel Barcia, and Ana Lucia Araujo, “Reading the History of Slavery: 3 Experts Offer Book Recommendations”

#6 – Christine Adams and Tracy Adams, “The Rise and Fall of the French Royal Mistress”

#5 – Salih Emre Gercek, “Why Did Edmund Burke Call the French Revolution a Democratic Revolution?”

#4 – J.L. Bell, “Join, or Die: Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?”

#3 – Miguel La Serna, “‘I Will Return and I Will Be Millions! The Many Lives of Túpac Amaru”

#2 – Julie Hardwick, “A Sexual Revolution in the Eighteenth Century”

And the most read piece published in 2022 at #1 – Christine Adams, “4 Cautionary Tales from the French Revolution for Today”

Title Image: N. Currier, “The French revolution: scene in the throne-room of the Tuileries, Feb. 24th, 1848,” 1848.

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