Black's History Week


French Connections

Ep. 22

In this edition of Black's History Week, Professor Jeremy Black discusses with The Critic's political editor, Graham Stewart, France's historical inheritance, from secularism and philosophy to elitism and expectations of the power of the state.

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Image: Paris, 1889, by Jean Beraud (1849-1935). (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

Music: Radetzky March by Human Symphony Orchestra (

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