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Paul Friedland

Visiting Scholar 2009-2010


Paul Friedland

Paul Friedland is a historian of eighteenth century France, and the author of Political Actors: Representative Bodies and Theatricality in the Age of the French Revolution (2002) and Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France (2012). He is now in the process of writing a history of the October Days of the French Revolution, and is currently researching a new project which explores the interconnections between animals, sensibility, and slaughter in European culture over the long eighteenth century.

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  • Visiting Scholar 2009-2010, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University