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Mike Rapport

Historian and author

Mike Rapport is a senior lecturer in history at the University of Stirling, in Scotland, where he teaches European history.

He is author of 1848: Year of Revolution (Basic Books, 2009), Nineteenth-Century Europe, 1789-1914 (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2005), Nationality and Citizenship in Revolutionary France: The Treatment of Foreigners (Oxford, 2000). He also has a volume forthcoming on The Napoleonic Wars: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2013).

He was elected fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 2000. With his colleague, Dr. Kevin Adamson, he is working on a research project on the "domino revolutions" from 1848 to the Arab Awakening of 2011.

Mr. Rapport earned his undergraduate degree in history at the University of Edinburgh and his doctorate, on the French Revolution, at the University of Bristol.

Articles by Mike Rapport

Today’s Middle East: 1848 Redux?

Will the 2011 revolutions in the Middle East give way to a counterrevolutionary movement that rolls back its reforms?

September 28, 2012