Stuff You Missed in History Class
Stuff You Missed in History Class
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SYMHC Classics: Why did a riot start over Shakespeare?
30 minutes Posted Mar 14, 2020 at 6:00 am.
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This 2011 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina covers an often-requested topic. Shakespeare is typically associated with cultural sophistication rather than violent bouts of near-anarchy. But this wasn't the case during the Astor Place Riot.

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