Brief History Of The End Of The World, A

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010119991230For thousands of years people in many cultures have worried about the end of the world.|In the first of two programmes, Professor Christopher Frayling considers what has made this fear and expectation a major driving force in history.
0102 LAST20000106In the second of two programmes Professor Christopher Frayling examines the fear that the world will end.|Old images of apocalypse might seem quaint today, but the concern is still with us, whether of environmental catastrophe, NUCLEAR disaster or the millennium bug.|What is it in societies and individuals that has made this fear and expectation a major driving force in history?