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Nov. 05 2022

A cautionary tale for democracy on BookNotes

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | Comments Off on A cautionary tale for democracy on BookNotes



The French Revolution is celebrated as a founding moment of modern representative government. But in her book Last Revolutionaries: The Conspiracy Trial of Gracchus Babeuf and the Equals Laura Mason, a teaching professor in history at Johns Hopkins University, explains how an elected government’s assault on popular democracy and social justice destroyed the republic, and why that matters now.






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