Peter Stearns

Author and Provost, George Mason University

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Provost at George Mason University, and a social historian who has researched protests. Author of many books, including 1848: The Revolutionary Tide in Europe.
 

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Since a desperate young Tunisian burned himself to death last December, it's been a year of protest worldwide.

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Since a desperate young Tunisian burned himself to death last December, it's been a year of protest worldwide.

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