Vive La France! Villanova’s Seth Whidden Is an Expert on 7/14 Bastille Day, the French Revolution and la vie Francais

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Released: 12-Jul-2013 11:00 AM EDT

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Vive La France! July 14 Bastille Day Commemorates the French Revolution

The storming of the notorious Bastille prison in Paris on July 14, 1789 ignited the French Revolution, ended the nation’s absolute monarchy, and paved the way for its first Republic. Villanova University's Seth Whidden, PhD, can speak to the history and implications of the event, the national holiday that commemorates it, and many more aspects of la vie Francais!


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