Ideas Massey Lectures 2013: Power and Spectacle (Part 4 of 5)

Ideas Massey Lectures 2013: Power and Spectacle (Part 4 of 5)

Part four in the five-part Massey Lectures series from 2013, Blood: The Stuff of Life. Celebrated author Lawrence Hill explores the scientific and social history of blood, and the ways that it unites and divides us today. Violence and power need blood. When we want to hurt people or entertain ourselves at their expense, we lust for blood. How blood enters the realm of violence, spectacle and power.

  • 2013
  • 00:53:58
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/03/2014
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