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Erik de Lange discusses First Barbary War on national news radio

In the 7 February 2016 broadcast of the daily Dutch news radio show ‘Met Het Oog Op Morgen’ (Radio 1) PhD candidate Erik de Lange was interviewed on the First Barbary War (1801-1805). He discussed the recent bestseller Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates and critically reflected on the author’s comparisons between the nineteenth and twenty-first century.

The interview is available (in Dutch) at http://www.radio1.nl/item/342732-Amerika-en-de-Barbarijse-oorlogen:-hoe-groot-zijn-de-parallellen-met-de-huidige-strijd-tegen-IS?.html.

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