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History

A daily history podcast attempting to entertain you through the Covid19 pandemic.

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Allegra Jordan joins us to talk about her research into the First World War at Harvard and how it has inspired her work in the field of reconciliation and conflict. How do you restructure your attitudes towards someone who you have regarded as your mortal enemy? Is there a way forward at the end of conflict?

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Stars of the hit show Jason Salkey, Philip Whitchurch, Michael Mears, Lyndon Davies, Nicholas Rowe, Feodor Atkine and Nicholas Grace join Alex and historian Marcus Cribb to reminisce about filming Sharpe.

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Helen Antrobus joins us to talk all about women and revolt, and how they've used fashion to their advantage throughout the ages. 

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Gregory Valdespino joins us for a fascinating chat on the intertwined history of France and Senegal. 

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Mary Rose regular Emma Sothon joins us to talk all about her new book on murder in Ancient Rome. We promise you, no giraffes were harmed in the recording of this podcast, nor people making up weird sex stories about them. However weird they are. 

 

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Will Iredale joins us to talk all about is smash hit book. What were the Royal Navy up to in the Pacific in the final months of the war? 

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Zack White joins us to talk all about crime and punishment in the British Army during the Peninsula War.

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Tyler Wentzell joins us to talk all about the Canadian contingent who fought in the Spanish Civil War.

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Nick Ramos returns for part two of his high-octane journey through the history of Cuba. This time it's the Twentieth Century, which of course centres on Fidel Castro and the revolution.

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Tim Reynolds joins us to talk all about the origin of modern man and how we differed from other sub-species, such as Neanderthals. 

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