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Writer of the month: A history of war in 100 battles – Richard Overy

‘Battle is not a game to plug into a computer but a piece of living history: messy, bloody and real.’

Richard Overy, Professor of History at the University of Exeter, Fellow of the British Academy and Member of the European Academy for Science and Arts, will discuss his latest book that distils the history of warfare into 100 momentous battles, recording epic moments that have shaped our world.