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4.3 stars from 53 ratings
Want to rate this higher but the audio is ridiculously low- makes this unlistenable if there is any background noise, and requires your speaker at full tilt to hear it.
Norcanair via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 08/21/20
Encore!
Only 24 lectures? I want more! This is no dry, chronological recitation of events. This is a passionate, detailed and personal account of French history and culture. Some reviewers object to his political point of view. One of the things I love about France is that it is not a social faux pas to...Read full review »
Yote Escucho via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/18/15
France Since 1871
Absolutely fantastic. As a professor who has taught some of this material myself, I am humbled by the depth of Merriman’s knowledge, by his stylish, adroit presentation of the information in such a way that none of its poignance and drama is lost, and by his delivery, which manages to be both...Read full review »
smcellis via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/23/14
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Professor Merriman lists the books on the syllabus, and offers a brief précis of each of them. Three of the principal themes of the course will be national identity, linguistic identity, and the consequences of the two world wars. Although the course will consider some well-known historical...
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