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Peter Frankopan - Professor of Global History, Oxford University

Stephen Sackur speaks to professor of global history Peter Frankopan. Is the west continuing to overestimate its central importance to the past and the present?

There is plentiful evidence that Covid-19 has inflicted more serious damage on the United States than China. Does that play into a wider narrative about an accelerating transition of global power from west to east?

Stephen Sackur speaks to Peter Frankopan, a professor of global history and author of bestselling book Silk Roads. Is the west continuing to overestimate its central importance to the past and the present?

30 minutes

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Mon 26 Oct 2020 04:30

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Presenter Stephen Sackur
Interviewed Guest Peter Frankopan

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