Guest
John Merriman, Professor of History

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Episode: April 23, 2014

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Professor Merriman specializes in modern France, urban and social history, and modern European history since the Renaissance. He has written numerous books, including The Red City: Limoges and the French Nineteenth Century; Margins of City Life: Explorations on the French Urban Frontier; and Dynamite Club: How A Café Bombing Ignited the Age of Modern Terror. We talk with John Merriman about the Paris Commune of 1871.

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