Uncommon Knowledge


For more than two decades the Hoover Institution has been producing Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, a series hosted by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson as an outlet for political leaders, scholars, journalists, and today’s big thinkers to share their views with the world.


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Uncommon Knowledge 8: Helen Slaney on Emma Hamilton's 'Attitudes'

Dr Helen Slaney joins us to discuss Emma Hamilton's 'Attitudes' - the series of classical poses she developed in response to the ancient vases collected by her husband, William Hamilton, in Naples. Listen and find out how to do an eighteenth-century impression of Medea!