In this latest episode in our History of Terrorism podcast series, we look at The Reign of Terror in the French Revolution. This event set the stage for future terrorists like Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong who used purist ideology and the powers of the state to reign down unprecedented horrors on their people.
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The French Revolution was key to the development of civilization into the modern age. The Reign of Terror was central to the continuing developments and ideals of the history of terrorism.
References Mentioned in this Episode
- The Philosophies of the French Revolution
- The Great Purge
- The Cultural Revolution
- The Great Leap Forward