Nathan Perl-Rosenthal: “Plotting Revolution: Histories of the Present”

Plotting the story of the revolution as telling the story of our present:  “We live in the world that the age of revolutions created.  The institutions and the myths it originated still structure the political life of most of the world’s people. So when we tell the story of the revolutionary era, choosing one way or another to narrate it, we are also shaping the story we tell ourselves about politics in the present.”