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World in Progress: a history of heroes

What do we actually mean when we say that we have a hero? And where does our concept of the heroic come from - to what extent is it shaped by the community and culture to which we belong? We tasked Kate Laycock with the heroic quest of seeking out answers to these questions. Bravely, she even stepped into the arena…