Histories of the Unexpected

Histories of the Unexpected explores the past in ways that you never dreamt possible. Surely there’s nothing unexpected about the past? About History? Aha, well Histories of the Unexpected adopts a new approach to exploring our past. Gone is the traditional linear plotting of battles, monarchs and political movements. Histories of the Unexpected argues that everything has a history, even the most unexpected of subjects. Like SLIME. Or COURAGE. or APPLAUSE.... Presented by Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 32m. Bisher sind 200 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Maggots Re-hatched!


In this BONUS episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, re-hatch the unexpected history of MAGGOTS!  Which is all about the American Civil War, Ancient and modern medicine, dangerous Sardinian delicacies, the circle of life,...


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   46m
 
 

Maggots!


In this episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, hatch the unexpected history of MAGGOTS!  Which is all about the American Civil War, Ancient and modern medicine, dangerous Sardinian delicacies, the circle of life, forgetfu...


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   31m
 
 

INK RETURNS


In this BONUS episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, return to get their hands dirty once more by exploring the unexpected history of INK! Which is all about elections and fraud, Ancient China, the personality of US Presi...


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   44m
 
 

INK


In this episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, get their hands dirty exploring the unexpected history of INK! Which is all about elections and fraud, Ancient China, the personality of US Presidents, spies and the Cold War...


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   36m
 
 

Patients: Back For Another Check-up!


In this BONUS episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, reopen the medical textbooks of the past and diagnose the unexpected history of PATIENTS!  Which is all about history from below, smells and noises, introspection, Samu...


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   41m
 
 

Patients!


In this episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, open up the medical textbooks of the past and diagnose the unexpected history of PATIENTS!  Which is all about history from below, smells and noises, introspection, Samuel Pe...


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   37m
 
 

SALIVA THE REFLUX!


In this bonus episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, once again clear their throats and continue to spitball about the unexpected history of SALIVA! Which is all about all about civilisation, politeness and Norbert Elias, chewing ...


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   38m
 
 

SALIVA!


In this episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, clear their throats and spitball on the unexpected history of SALIVA! Which is all about all about civilisation, politeness and Norbert Elias, chewing tobacco, tuberculosis, truth-tel...


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   33m
 
 

HEADS! Two are better than one!


In this bonus episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, continue to get inside the unexpected history of HEADS! Which is all about politics, regicide, technology, ghost stories, wooden naval vessels, Anne Boleyn and Washington Irving!


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 2020-10-24  39m
 
 

HEADS


In this episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, get inside the unexpected history of HEADS! Which is all about politics, regicide, technology, ghost stories, wooden naval vessels, Anne Boleyn and Washington Irving!


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 2020-10-21  35m