Crucible: thirteen months that forged our world

This public lecture was delivered by Jonathan Fenby, the author of this extraordinary and eye-opening account of the transformative events which took place between 1947-1948.

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Event recorded 16 October 2018


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Jonathan Fenby is a former editor of The Observer and the South China Post.  He is the author of several books, including the acclaimed On the Brink: The Trouble with France and Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the China He Lost.  In 2013, Jonathan was awarded the Chevalier of the legion d’Honneur by the French government for this contribution towards understanding between Britain and France.

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