Maurice Larkin

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Maurice J. M. Larkin (1932 – 2004) was an English historian specialising in the history of modern France.[1] 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.[2]

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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"[3] and as "still the standard account of the subject".[1]

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