Following a very harsh winter, violent popular insurrection in
Paris, backed by the Paris National Guard. On 20 May the army is
brought in to crush the revolt.
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Editors. "Popular insurrection in Paris". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 December 2007
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4283, accessed 21 May 2018.]
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