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17 mins | May 13, 2020

Plague time: Simon Schama on what history tells us

From friendships to faith and society, Schama skillfully documents our reactions to epidemics over time. In this piece for the Financial Times, the renowned historian, Sir Simon Schama, delves deep into how humans have responded to different endemics over different points of our history. Have we learned our lesson? Perhaps not entirely, but the future is not necessarily doomed, he explains. Check out the pictures from Antoine d’Agata by clicking the 'Read Along' link.

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