David Edgerton

David Edgerton

David Edgerton teaches History at King’s College London and is the author of a sequence of ground-breaking books in 20th century British history, including Warfare State: Britain, 1920-1970, Britain’s War Machine, England and the Aeroplane and of the iconoclastic and brilliant, The Shock of the Old.


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A two-day taster of ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’
09 & 10 June
A packed programme of talks and performances animate four venues at the Library, celebrating South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas. Speakers confirmed so far include William Dalrymple, Meghnad Desai, Paulo Lemos Horta, Suki Kim, Ashis Ray, Suhel Seth, Preti Taneja and Shashi Tharoor.
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