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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.
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.