History Is Sexy

History is Sexy is a podcast presented by historian Dr Emma Southon and writer Janina Matthewson answering listener questions about history. What did the Romans do for us? Where did marrying for love come from? What was world war one all about? Find your answers, with added jokes, here. Produced and edited by Oliver Kealey. Theme music by Ketsa.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h5m. Bisher sind 40 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast


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