Margaret MacMillan: How War Made Humanity

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Renowned historian Margaret MacMillan reveals to Steve Paikin how war and its organized violence has touched every part of human society for thousands of years; shaping institutions, values, and ideas. It's the topic of her new book, "War: How Conflict Shaped Us." MacMillan explains why learning about the glory and tragedy of war is essential to understanding who we are as a species. Given all this, is peace an aberration?
Episode:
How Conflict Has Shaped Humanity
Aired:
Oct 15, 2020
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