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How nomads changed the world

Nomadic societies have altered the shape of human history. But, as Anthony Sattin reveals, their stories are often overlooked

Published: September 2, 2022 at 11:40 am
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Nomads have altered the shape of human history in many ways, but as societies that didn’t tend to leave a written record, their stories are often overlooked. Anthony Sattin seeks to rectify that, sharing stories of significant travelling communities with David Musgrove.


Anthony Sattin is the author of Nomads: The Wanderers who Shaped our World (John Murray, 2022)


Dr David MusgroveContent director, HistoryExtra.com

David Musgrove is content director of the HistoryExtra.com website and podcast, plus its sister print magazines BBC History Magazine and BBC History Revealed. He has a PhD in medieval landscape archaeology and is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.


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