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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 1420 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 41 days 5 hours 59 minutes

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episode 1418: Is Queen Henrietta Maria’s rotten reputation deserved?


Leanda de Lisle traces the life of Stuart queen Henrietta Maria, interrogating the myth that she was a rotten royal consort


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   41m
 
 

episode 1417: Measurement: an unexpected history


James Vincent uncovers the long and surprisingly fascinating history of measuring things


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   45m
 
 

episode 1416: 15 minutes of fame: Alice Kinloch, Pan-African activist


Hakim Adi describes how Pan-African activist Alice Kinloch travelled across Britain, revealing the brutality of the South African diamond mining industry


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   15m
 
 

episode 1415: First World War poets: everything you wanted to know


Professor Catriona Pennell answers listener questions on the poetry of the First World War


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   38m
 
 

episode 1414: Stalingrad: a soldier’s testimony


Iain MacGregor reveals how the unpublished memoirs of a German officer shed fascinating new light on the battle of Stalingrad


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   49m
 
 

episode 1413: Medieval monks: a day in the life


Danièle Cybulskie takes a closer look at the medieval monastic lifestyle and explores whether it can offer any lessons for today


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   37m
 
 

episode 1412: Gone with the Wind: how a 1936 novel explains modern America


Sarah Churchwell discusses the controversial legacy of Gone With The Wind and what it can reveal about American history and culture today


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   43m
 
 

episode 1411: Treason: from Anne Boleyn to Lord Haw Haw


Professor Mark Cornwell discusses the history of treason, exploring how the definition of ‘traitor’ has changed through the centuries


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   42m
 
 

episode 1410: 15 minutes of fame: St Wilfrid, quarrelsome church reformer


Marc Morris chronicles the impressive life of the controversial medieval saint St Wilfrid


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   20m
 
 

episode 1409: Gold rushes: everything you wanted to know


Stephen Tuffnell answers listener questions on the gold rushes that captivated the imaginations of hoards of prospectors in the 19th century


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   50m