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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.

April 29, 2020

#50 History Hack: Inspiring the Brontes

Historian Emma Butcher talks to us about how the Bronte siblings used the Napoleonic Wars, as well other recent history, to inspire them as writers and create imaginary worlds, and how all of this youthful activity impacted the classic literature that they are known for today. 

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