Is There Still Value in ‘Great Man’ History?

How important is the study of the powerful, epoch-defining individual?

Winston Churchill speaking in London, 23 February 1949.

Big Beasts are especially good at changing a general mood in society

Diarmaid MacCullochProfessor of the History of the Church, Oxford University and author of Thomas Cromwell: a Life (Allen Lane, 2018)

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