David Cannadine at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

It’s easy to feel fatigued by continual political crises and the nation’s uncertain future. In a world of chaotic news headlines, how can we find understanding and perspective on what is happening? Hear one of Britain’s most renowned historians and president of the British Academy, David Cannadine, as he offers insight on our times, placing them on the broader stage of history, and presents his new book Victorious Century. He talks to Scottish journalist and literary editor Rosemary Goring in this event, filmed live at the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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