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Opposing the All-Powerful State: Radical Pietism, Napoleonic Wars
March 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Zoar Bicentennial Speaker Series presents, “Opposing the All-Powerful State: Radical Pietism during, and after, the Napoleonic Wars.” Speaker Katherine Aaslestad, Ph.D. (pictured) will discuss the role of 19th century German Separatists and the Napoleonic Wars had to the founding of Zoar Village. Aaslestad’s talk is March 4, 2017, from 1-2 p.m., in the historic Zoar Schoolhouse, 221 E. 4th Street, Zoar. The 45-minute talk is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information,visit the Zoer Historical Village website at HistoricZoarVillage.com/Events/
Aaslestad is a professor of history at West Virginia University. Her emphasis is 19th century European history.
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