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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

https://www.historiesoftheunexpected.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 32m. Bisher sind 271 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 5 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 1 hour 36 minutes

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Dreams


Dr Sam Willis - @DrSamWillisProfessor James Daybell - @JamesDaybellFollow the show's new Twitter: @UnexpectedPodHistoryHit Network - Twitter FacebookProducer - Dan Morelle  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat...


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 2017-01-17  25m
 
 

Weapons


This is a special episode to coincide with Sam's new 3-part TV series on BBC Four entitled Sword, Musket & Machine Gun - Britain's Armed History. If you're in the UK you can watch it on Thursday at 9pm or on iPlayer. Watch the traile...


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 2017-01-12  40m
 
 

Introducing a Brand New Show to History Hit Network: Art Detective with Dr Janina Ramirez


Art is the truest expression of the workings of the mind, free from learnt language. More than that, it is the visual expression of culture, politics, society, religion, emotion, zeitgeist, channelled through the brush, chisel, or hands of creative ind...


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 2017-01-12  2m
 
 

The Wheel


Dr Sam Willis - @DrSamWillisProfessor James Daybell - @JamesDaybellFollow the show's new Twitter: @UnexpectedPodHistoryHit Network - Twitter FacebookProducer - Dan Morelle  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat...


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 2017-01-10  25m
 
 

The Pen


Dr Sam Willis - @DrSamWillisProfessor James Daybell - @JamesDaybellFollow the show's new Twitter: @UnexpectedPodHistoryHit Network - Twitter FacebookProducer - Dan Morelle  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat...


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 2017-01-03  38m
 
 

The Zebra


Dr Sam Willis - @DrSamWillisProfessor James Daybell - @JamesDaybellFollow the show's new Twitter: @UnexpectedPodHistoryHit Network - Twitter FacebookProducer - Dan Morelle  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat...


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 2016-12-27  26m
 
 

Christmas Ep.1


“It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!... Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! ...” (Dr Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 1956)It can only be the Unexpected History of Christmas!...


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 2016-12-24  35m
 
 

The Gift


Dr Sam Willis - @DrSamWillisProfessor James Daybell - @JamesDaybellFollow the show's new Twitter: @UnexpectedPodHistoryHit Network - Twitter FacebookProducer - Dan Morelle  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat...


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 2016-12-20  21m
 
 

The Smile


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 2016-12-13  21m
 
 

The Bed


Dr Sam Willis - @DrSamWillisProfessor James Daybell - @JamesDaybellFollow the show's new Twitter: @UnexpectedPodHistoryHit Network - Twitter FacebookProducer - Dan Morelle  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat...


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 2016-12-06  25m