Barry Shapiro

Barry Shapiro

Dr. Barry Shapiro, a professor of history at Allegheny College, has published extensively on the French Revolution, including Traumatic Politics: The Deputies and the King in the Early French Revolution. He has also published on conflict resolution in South Africa.


Apartheid Israel: Effective Strategy or Counter-productive Rhetoric?
The use of comparisons of the Palestinian situation to South African apartheid may hold practical implications for peace, not just discourse.
The Strange Career of Israeli “New Historian” Benny Morris
What does Morris’s shift from calling attention to Israel’s atrocities in the 1948 War in the 1980s to attacking Palestinian society in recent years reveal about the mood of contemporary Israeli society?

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