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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 187 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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The Moon from Earth


The science, culture and mythology of the Moon


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 2019-05-23  39m
 
 

Pearls: Treasures of the sea


The social history of pearls as a fashion and status symbol over the centuries


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 2019-05-16  40m
 
 

Thoreau: the writer who went to the woods


The author of the American classic ‘Walden’


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 2019-05-09  39m
 
 

Fado: Portuguese soul music


Nostalgic song from Portugal, a small country with a big heart


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 2019-05-02  39m
 
 

Queen Njinga of Angola: Fearless fighter


The remarkable 17th Century leader who defied European oppression


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 2019-04-25  39m
 
 

Inside the mind of Leonardo da Vinci


The Italian artist’s unique understanding of science and the natural world


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 2019-04-18  39m
 
 

Chess: a chequered history


A war on the board - one of the oldest strategy games in the world


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 2019-04-11  40m
 
 

Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas


Jules Verne's classic adventure novel


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 2019-04-04  39m
 
 

Napoleon: From empire to exile


Exploring the life and legacy of France’s revolutionary emperor


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 2019-03-28  39m
 
 

The spice trade: Selling the scents of luxury


The unique allure of spices that preyed on emotion and taste, and powered whole Empires


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 2019-03-21  40m