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History

We are a slightly mad, always fun podcast bringing you all the History you love and a lot that you didn‘t know you‘d love until you heard it here!

Recommended by BBC Radio, and presented by acclaimed historian Alexandra Churchill, with Matt Bone and Zack White.

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Onyeka Nubia joins us to talk about Africans in Tudor England and to challenge our distorted perception of this era in our past. 

 

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Teresa Falgo-Naidoo joins us to talk about the history of Indians in South Africa.

 

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Professor Maria Hayward joins us to talk about Tudor fashion, what was 'in vogue'  and what it was even illegal to wear during the period.

 

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Tour guide and historian Becky Laxton=Bass returns to give us the lowdown on four more women with links to her work who we really should know more about...

 

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June 24, 2021

History Hack: Empress Wu

Our chum Jonathan Clements returns with his passion for Chinese history, this time to tell the tale of the exceptional Medieval Empress Wu.

 

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Kit Chapman brings the science. What sounds trivial is actually a massively important piece of history, not to mention tragic, bloody and sinister. 

 

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Rob Thompson from the Films Team at Army University press joins us to talk about his new book on the pacification of Phù Yèn during the Vietnam War. We concentrate on the most significant year, 1970

 

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Elizabeth Mason joins us to talk about how and why you put genocide on film.

 

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Based on his fantastic book, Roger Crowley joins us to talk all about how little Portugal forged the world's first truly global empire.  

 

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Joshua Green joins us to discuss the sad history of lunatic asylums. 

 

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