Guest
John Merriman, Professor of History

Previous Episodes

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November 12, 2014
Guest: Graeme Auld, Visiting Associate Professor of Canadian Studies and Political Science
Subject: The rise and evolution of forest, coffee, and fisheries certification

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November 5, 2014
Guest: Louisa Lombard, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Subject: Central African Republic

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October 29, 2014
Guest: Howard Dean, Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute
Subject: U.S. foreign policy

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October 22, 2014
Guest: Carlos Eire, Professor of History and Religious Studies
Subject: What it’s like to write two very different kinds of history

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October 15, 2014
Guest: Raila Odinga, former prime minister of Kenya
Subject: The state of democracy in Africa

 

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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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