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Last week I attended Ancient Worlds, a conversation-slash-debate between historians Bettany Hughes and and Michael Scott at the Royal Institute of Great Britain. It was an hour and a half of expert perspectives and audience questions on the state of politics and its relationship with the ‘truths’ about history that we think we know. 644 more words
Recently, in a meeting of the committee of a small charity a possibly symptomatic exchange occurred.
‘Can we avoid using the word marketing and talk about… 1,689 more words
On Thursday 16th June 2016, Genius of the Modern World will be shown on BBC4 at 21:00.
Produced with the support of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, in this three part series Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers whose ideas shaped the modern world: Karl Marx, Frederick Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud. 357 more words
Is it perhaps axiomatic in the English publishing world that a book must be 300 pages in order to have a chance in the market?
Dear Ms Hughes:
I have read with interest and several wonderful bouts of pleasure (a rare thing these days in books) your Helen Of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore… 645 more words