The legacy of the First World War

Adam Tooze explains how the outcome of the First World War shaped global history and led to the rise of the United States as a superpower


We’re joined in the studio by the acclaimed Yale historian Adam Tooze to talk about his new book The Deluge, which focuses on the climax of the First World War and the resultant rise of the United States. Plus, we kick off our new Our First World War series with audio clips of interviews with veterans of the conflict.