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Saladin and suffragettes

John Man discusses the medieval Muslim ruler, while June Purvis describes women’s struggles for the vote.

Published: April 9, 2015 at 1:54 pm
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John Man – author of a new biography of Saladin – explains how the medieval Muslim leader was able to triumph over the crusaders. Meanwhile, we talk to historian June Purvis about why the votes for women campaign turned to violence.

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