'What Would One of France’s ‘Great Men’ Say? Victor Hugo’s Vision of the ‘United States of Europe’ ((Blogpost for 'Europe and Me' in the build-up to the 2016 EU Referendum)

Stephens, B. (Presenter)

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As one of the nineteenth century's most globally recognised figures, Victor Hugo increasingly used his literary and political celebrity throughout his long career to lobby for what he famously called a future 'United States of Europe', but what did this federation look like and how did this dream withstand the crises of the nineteenth century?
Period28 Apr 2016
Event titleEurope and Me (UoB blog and debate): null
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