Chapter 8- History and Culture

Tom Standage, The lost history of the electric car – and what it tells us about the future of transport, The Guardian, 3 August 2021, available at:

Paul Bloom, Being in Time: How much should we value the past, the present and the future? The NewYorker, 2 July 2021, available at:

John Rapley, Plagues and Empires: What can the decline of the Roman Empire and the end of European feudalism tell us about COVID-19 and the future of the West? Aeon, 13 July 2021, available at: