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World History Moment: Bonfire Of The Vanities

Bonfire of the Vanities is the title of Tom Wolfe’s popular novel and also its famously failed film adaptation. 

For World History Minute, historian John Schmidt takes us back to the late 15th century to a crusading Dominican priest behind the original “Bonfire of the Vanities."


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