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North, South, East and West and civilisation
Speaker: Peter Watson

The Great Divide (c) Peter Watson
  • Thursday 13 June 2013, 6.30PM
  • Free admission
    Booking required, see below for tickets
  • Ron Cooke Hub, University of York (See locations page)

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In his groundbreaking exploration of the progress of human history, Peter Watson identifies how the the development of humankind in the ‘old’ and ‘new’ worlds-between 15,000 BC and 1,500 AD-has been shaped by geography.

Read a review of Peter Watson's book The Great Divide in The Guardian.


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