History Extra podcast

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 40m. Bisher sind 1473 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 2 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 42 days 13 hours 21 minutes

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episode 1469: Richard III returns


As The Lost King arrives in UK cinemas, ten years after the remains of Richard III were unearthed, Mike Pitts reflects on the astonishing discovery of the “king in the car park”


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episode 1468: Robert Harris on the manhunt for Charles I’s killers


Historical novelist Robert Harris discusses his new book, which follows Charles II’s hunt for the men who killed his father


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   29m
 
 

episode 1467: Anti-Chinese prejudice: from gold rushes to exclusion laws


Mae Ngai explore how gold rushes helped shape racist attitudes that targeted Chinese people in the west, culminating in exclusionary immigration laws


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episode 1466: WW2’s most daring raid


Giles Whittell tells the story of the 1942 St Nazaire Raid, an audacious attack by British commandos on German-occupied France


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   44m
 
 

episode 1465: 15 minutes of fame: Babur, dynasty founder and diarist


Margaret MacMillan profiles the life and legacy of the 15th-century leader Babur, who founded the Mughal empire – and kept a renowned diary


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   15m
 
 

episode 1464: The Knights Templar: everything you wanted to know


Helen Nicholson answers listener questions on the crusading medieval military order made famous by its mysterious connections to the Holy Grail and Masonic order


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   55m
 
 

episode 1463: Clash of cultures: how interpreters bridged the gap between Britain and China


Henrietta Harrison discusses her Cundill Prize-shortlisted book on the interpreters who took on the dangerous task of communicating between the British empire and Qing China


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episode 1462: What can one woman reveal about Jewish life in medieval England?


Miri Rubin, Dean Irwin and Toni Griffiths examine what the extraordinary life story of Licoricia of Winchester can reveal about the experiences of Jews in medieval England


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   38m
 
 

episode 1461: The Napoleon of Fleet Street


Andrew Roberts discusses Lord Northcliffe, the early 20th-century press baron with the power to bring down prime ministers


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   31m
 
 

episode 1460: Should mummies be on display?


Is it strange that we go to museums to look at dead bodies? Angela Stienne delves into the ethical debates around displaying ancient human remains


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