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What Happened When a Revolution was “Stolen”

June Rebellion (June 5-6, 1832) Paris is a hotbed of rebellion: always was; always will be. The French Republic took more than 45 years to finally settle into the permanent version we know today. This skirmish was romanticized in the … Continue reading

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When an Author Names a Character to Make a Point

Les Misérables: Cosette It’s a very wee example of the irony that comes from the naming of characters in a story. Victor Hugo has an advantage over the rest of us: he was there during the Paris uprising. So, whether … Continue reading

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Misinformation: Another Echo in History?

Storming of the Bastille, July 14, 1789 This event is considered to be the start of the French Revolution. Does it seem familiar? I was inspired to look at this event, after the breach of the Capitol Building on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Start the Fire: Or Did We?

Notre Dame de Paris It came as a bit of a shock for most everyone with news of a fire at Our Lady of Paris on Monday evening. Now it seems that the first alarm at 6:20 pm was considered … Continue reading

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