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The histories of nations
Speaker: Peter Furtado

Peter FurtadoPeter Furtado
  • Monday 17 June 2013, 6.00PM
  • Free admission
    Booking required, see below for tickets
  • Berrick Saul Building, University of York (See locations page)

Event details

Why write the history of the world? Many attempts have been made by western scholars to create order from the chaos of the past. Maybe there are other ways of doing it. Author and former Editor of History Today, Peter Furtado, explores the options in this thought-provoking talk.

Speaker biography

Peter Furtado was editor of History Today magazine 1998-2008. He is editor of 1001 Days That Changed the World, History’s Daybook and The Histories of Nations.



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