The changing face of human conflict

We're asking whether war is a natural part of human society?
02 September 2020
Presented by Ed Kessler


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‘I sing of arms and the man…’ That’s how the Roman poet Virgil opened his foundation epic the Aeneid.  More than 2,000 years later the English First World War poet Wilfred Owen wrote, ‘My subject is War and the Pity of War…’. Joining Ed Kessler to discuss the changing face of human conflict and war are Margaret MacMillan and Benedict Wilkinson...

Clips included in the programme:

Fighting in the air

Relationships at Christmas


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