French Revolution

In France, It Really Matters What Politicians Wear. Even Men.
François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim
July 28, 2014

François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim.

Louis XVI Wasn't Killed by Ideas
This is what happens when you ignore the role of politics in intellectual history
June 27, 2014

This is what happens when you ignore the role of politics in intellectual history

The Historical Analogy That Should Have Ukraine's Revolutionaries Very Worried
February 27, 2014

What the French Revolution can tell us about events in Crimea. 

How the French Revolution Gave Us the Cult of Genius
October 19, 2013

How the idea of genius became the basis for political power