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  1. Macron’s Appeal: Resistance and Myths

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    September 25, 2017 by Andrew W M Smith

    In March 1942, the trade-unionist Christian Pineau secretly flew to London from Nazi Occupied France, seeking to connect his resistance …
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  2. Myths, Battle & Rail: Two Stories About Waterloo Station

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    June 16, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    UPDATE: Here’s a video of me talking to┬áThe Independent about Waterloo and its contemporary importance On the 200th anniversary of …
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  3. Tale of Two Cities: Memory, Identity, Maps

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    April 9, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    Memory is a rich and powerful intoxicant. It can be as seductively misleading as it can be corrective. By invoking …
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