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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 Dr Zack White.

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Amanda Thomas joins us to discuss the history of a Victorian nemesis, and of course, we'd be idiots not to discuss the parallels with Covid-19 today. 

Buy Amanda's book, Cholera: The Victorian Plague, at the History Hack Bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781526781819

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Jane Henderson joins us to explain why spider crap, a 'monkey Jesus' insect sex, and Sam Jolley's 'serial killer of moths' instincts are all vital when it comes to conservation.

 

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Victor Sebestyen joins us to talk all about his new book, which focuses on the often turbulent history of the city of his birth. 

Buy Victor's book, Budapest: Between East and West, at the History Hack Bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781474609999

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Alan Smith joins us to talk about an HMS Victory (but not THAT HMS Victory), and Admiral Balchen who went down with her.

Buy Alan's book, Balchen's Victory: The Loss and Rediscovery of an Admiral and His Ship, at the History Hack Bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781399094122

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Teresa Cole joins us for a jaunt through half a millennium of history in search of the eight men who have reigned so far as King Henry. 

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Mei Trow joins us to talk all about the role of women in the Crimean War. 

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Join Charly and Chris as they dive into boat-adjacent history with John van der Kiste and discuss how James II let his reign descend into revolution.

Buy John's book, James II and the First Modern Revolution: The End of Absolute Monarchy, at the History Hack Bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781399001403

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You've seen a pike phalanx in action in films, but what are they doing, and why? Christopher Matthew joins us for a masterclass on ancient warfare.

Buy Christopher's book, Storm of Spears: Understanding the Greek Hoplite in Action, at the History Hack Bookshop here: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781848842953

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Daisy Dunn joins us to talk about how Oxford found itself at war, even after the First World War ended...

Buy Daisy's book, Not Far From Brideshead: Oxford Between the Wars, at the History Hack Bookshop: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/6252/9781474615570

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Vampires are real. And we promise we aren't trolling. Richard Sugg drops by to explain how.

 

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