History Extra podcast

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 40m. Bisher sind 1532 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 2 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 44 days 2 hours 17 minutes

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episode 1525: The Cuban Missile Crisis: broken ties & a secret pact


In the second episode of our series on the Cuban Missile Crisis, we explore the fallout from the 1961 Bay of Pigs disaster, and examine why Khrushchev decided to place nuclear missiles in Cuba


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episode 1524: Football in the First World War


Alexander Jackson explores how four years of conflict shaped England’s national sport


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   33m
 
 

episode 1523: The Irish across the globe


Sean Connolly explores the stories of Irish emigrants who left their home nation to begin new lives and build new communities across the globe


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episode 1522: Warrior queens & quiet revolutionaries: forgotten women from history


Author Kate Mosse shares inspirational stories of women from across global history – including the forgotten life of her great grandmother Lily Watson

During lockdown, author Kate Mosse set out on her own detective story, investigating her family tree to unearth the forgotten life of a fellow novelist – her great grandmother Lily Watson...


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   37m
 
 

episode 1521: Sixties counterculture: everything you wanted to know


From hippies and protests to mind-altering music, Alwyn Turner tackles listener questions on the anti-establishment movement that swept the west in the 1960s


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Conspiracy Trailer


From the ancient civilisation of Atlantis to doubts about the moon landing of 1969, we explore the origins of these forms of pseudo-history and explain why they are so difficult to defeat.


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episode 1520: Books of the year 2022


Some incredible history books have hit the shelves this year – historians Michael Wood, Rana Mitter and Catherine Nixey share their favourite reads


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episode 1519: The Cuban Missile Crisis: tensions mount


In the first episode of our series on the Cuban Missile Crisis, we explore the roots of the Cold War standoff and meet the key players in the looming confrontation


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   44m
 
 

episode 1518: Debtors’ prisons: Dickensian horrors or economic successes?


How did locking up debtors force them to pay their creditors? Alexander Wakelam reveals how the debtors’ prisons of Georgian society operated


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   43m
 
 

episode 1517: Dark Age bullies & forgotten kingdoms: busting early medieval myths


Thomas Williams challenges the traditional story told about early medieval Britain


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