Positions

Research Areas research areas

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2016 Revolutionaries Between Nations, 1776–1789Past & Present2016
2011 Light railways and the rural–urban continuum: technology, space and society in late nineteenth-century BelgiumJournal of Historical Geography2011
2009 L’approche moralisante de la question sociale. Le modèle du bon ouvrierCahiers de la Fondérie: Ouvriers et ville en mouvements2009
2008 Press and journalist environment in Belgium, 1828-1914Journal of Modern History.  80:179-180. 2008
2008 Forradalom és liberalizmusMagyar Tudodáány2008
2005 The Brabant Revolution, a Revolution in Historiographical PerceptionRevue belge d’histoire contemporaine2005
2004 Leopold I (1790–1865)Oxford Dictionary of National Biography2004
2002 Ideology and Revolution: the Particularity of the Brabant RevolutionAnalecta bruxellensia2002
2001 Transplanting and Rooting Workers in London and Brussels: A Comparative PerspectiveThe Journal of Modern History2001
1999 Expanding class: Power and everyday politics in industrial communities, the Netherlands, 1850-1950.American Historical Review.  104:1017-1018. 1999
1998 Entre Marx et le réformismeRéflexion1998
1994 Emile Vandervelde and the Charte de QuaregnonSocialisme1994
1992 INTERNATIONALISM IN THE AGE OF NATIONALISMHistory of European Ideas.  15:211-216. 1992
1992 A REVOLUTION FOR SOCIALIST REFORMS - THE BELGIAN GENERAL STRIKE FOR UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGEJournal of Contemporary History.  27:449-466. 1992
1992 REGENTS AND REBELS - THE REVOLUTIONARY WORLD OF AN 18TH-CENTURY DUTCH CITY - TEBRAKE,WPAmerican Historical Review.  97:568-569. 1992
1991 THE LIEGE REVOLUTION OF 1789 SEEN BY BELGIAN HISTORIANS (FROM 1805 TO THE PRESENT) - FRENCH - RAXHON,PAmerican Historical Review.  96:893-894. 1991
1989 Counter-revolution in Comparative PerspectiveTijdschrift voor Geschiedenis1989
1989 SOCIAL-CHANGE AND THE LABOURING POOR - ANTWERP 1770-1860 - LIS,CLabour/Le Travail.  370-371. 1989
1989 The Insider as Outsider: Emile Vandervelde and the Spanish Civil WarRevue belge d’histoire contemporaine1989
1986 THE POLITICS OF BELGIUM - CRISIS AND COMPROMISE IN A PLURAL-SOCIETY - FITZMAURICE,JJournal of Modern History.  58:332-334. 1986
1986 From Stone-Throwers to Hearth-Tenders, Women in Revolutionary BelgiumHistory Workshop Journal1986
1986 WOMEN IN REVOLUTIONARY BELGIUM - FROM STONE THROWERS TO HEARTH TENDERSHistory Workshop Journal.  21:87-104. 1986
1985 Vrouwen en Industrialisatie in EuropeATOL Berichten1985
1984 TRADITIONALISTS, DEMOCRATS, AND JACOBINS IN REVOLUTIONARY BRUSSELSJournal of Modern History.  56:227-262. 1984
1983 VERLOOY,J.B.C. - A FORERUNNING JURIST AND POLITICIAN OF THE 18TH-CENTURY (1746-1797) - DUTCH - VANDENBROECK,JRevue Belge de Philologie et de Histoire.  61:414-418. 1983
1980 Revolution, Industrialization, and the Brussels Commercial Bourgeoisie, 1780-1793Revue belge d’histoire contemporaine1980
1977 Providential History in Belgium at the End of the Eighteenth CenturyRevue belge d’histoire contemporaine1977

Book

Year Title
2015 Revolutions Without Borders : The Call to Liberty in the Atlantic World 2015
2010 Reforming Urban Labor : Routes to the City, Roots in the Country 2010
1995 Le Patron 1995
1995 The Democratic Socialism of Emile Vandervelde, Between Reform and Revolution 1995
1987 Revolution in Brussels 1787-1793 1987

Chapter

Year Title
2018 “The Observations of an Enlightened Traveler: Philip Mazzei Between the Old World and the New,”.  255-50. 2018
2015 Contemporary Urban Reform in London and Brussels 2015
2014 Revolutie in Noord en Zuid (1780-1830) 2014
2013 Les femmes et la révolution 2013
2011 Vandervelde, Emiel 2011
2006 Brussels 2006
2006 D’Yve, Anne Therese, Philippine, Comtesse (1738-1814), Protagoniste de la Révolution brabançonne 2006
2006 Leopold 2006
2006 Liberal Nationalism and Modern Regional Identity, Revolutionary Belgium 1786-1831 2006
2006 Pinaut, Jeanne, dite de Bellem (1732 ou 1734-?) Courtisane, protagoniste de la Révolution Brabançonne 2006
2005 Belgium 2005
2005 Flanders 2005
2005 Flemings 2005
2005 The Fronde 2005
2005 Vaduz 2005
2005 Wallonia 2005
2005 Walloons 2005
2004 A Collision of Time and Space: The Belgian Railway and the Preservation of the Rural Past 2004
2001 Een typisch Belgisch Fenomeen: de Werkmanstreinen en hun sociaal-economisch impact 2001
1998 Belgian Revolution 1786-1830 1998
1998 Comparative History from a Belgian Perspective 1998
1997 La participation des femmes dans les Révolutions liégeois et brabançonnes 1997
1997 The Legend of the French Revolution 1997
1990 Women in Revolutionary Belgium: The Source of our Greatest Strength 1990
1989 Emile Vandervelde 1989
1989 Le nationalisme belge et la Révolution Française 1989
1984 Révolution et contre révolution à Bruxelles 1984
1981 Liberalism and Biculturalism 1981

Teaching Activities

  • Honors/Global Citizenship Taught course 2019
  • Revolution in World pre-Marx Taught course 2019
  • Honors/Global Citizenship Taught course 2017
  • Women in Modern Europe Taught course 2017
  • Honors/Global Citizenship Taught course 2016
  • Honors/Global Citizenship Taught course 2016
  • Independent Study Taught course 2016
  • Top/Wm's Hist: Gender&Politics Taught course 2016
  • Revolution in World pre-Marx Taught course 2015
  • Revolutions Across Atlantic Taught course 2015
  • Independent Study Taught course 2015
  • Modern World Taught course 2015
  • Themes in Women's History Taught course 2015
  • Colloq/Age of Revolution Taught course 2014
  • Comparative Revolutions Taught course 2014
  • Expl/Stdy of Modern Revolution Taught course 2014
  • Western Civilization Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. French, Carleton College
  • B.A. History, Carleton College
  • M.A., Stanford University
  • Ph.D. Early Mod Eur History, Stanford University
  • Full Name

  • Janet Polasky