Maurice J. M. Larkin (1932 – 2004) was an English historian specialising in the history of modern France. Between 1976 and 1999 he held the Richard Pares Chair of History at Edinburgh University. Larkin was also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Selected works[edit source | edit]
- Gathering pace; continental Europe 1870-1945. New York: Humanities Press, 1970.
- Church and State after the Dreyfus Affair. The Separation Issue in France. London: Macmillan, 1974
- Translated into French as: L’Église et l’État en France. 1905 : la crise de la Séparation, Toulouse : Privat, Bibliothèque historique universelle, 2004
- Man and society in nineteenth-century realism. Macmillan, 1977
- France since the Popular Front : government and people, 1936-1986. Oxford University Press, 1988, 1997
- Religion, Politics and Preferment in France since 1890. La Belle Époque and its Legacy. Cambridge University Press, 1995, 2002.
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His 1974 book on the events surrounding the 1905 separation of church and state in France was described as "a classic on French history of secularism" and as "still the standard account of the subject".
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