In Our Time: History

Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01dh5yg

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 42m. Bisher sind 310 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 2 hours 20 minutes

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The Franco-American Alliance 1778


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the French fight against Britain in America and its impact


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Pierre-Simon Laplace


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the great French mathematician behind metrication.


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   48m
 
 

The Russo-Japanese War


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 1904-5 clash of Japanese and Russian empires.


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   48m
 
 

David Ricardo


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Ricardo's argument on free trade after the Napoleonic wars


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   49m
 
 

Marcus Aurelius


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and meditations of 'the last good Roman emperor'.


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 2021-02-25  52m
 
 

The Plague of Justinian


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the scale and impact of the plague that raged in 541AD.


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 2021-01-21  48m
 
 

The Cultural Revolution


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Mao's uprising against his own party from 1966-76


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 2020-12-17  48m
 
 

The Zong Massacre


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the infamous drowning of enslaved Africans in 1781.


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 2020-11-26  52m
 
 

Maria Theresa


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the woman who ruled Austria, shaking up the European order


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 2020-10-22  50m
 
 

Cave Art


Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how and why Stone Age people decorated caves with images.


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 2020-09-24  48m