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History Extra podcast

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History Extra podcast
History Extra podcast

History Extra podcast

Immediate Media

659
Followers
3.7K
Plays
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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

Latest Episodes

A history of the United States

Jill Lepore, professor of history at Harvard, discusses her acclaimed recent bookThese Truths, which charts the highs and lows of American history since 1492 and considers how far the United States has lived up to its founding ideals. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

36 MIN2 d ago
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A history of the United States

The King: Henry V on film

Lauren Johnson discusses the history behind the new Netflix filmThe King, considering how closely it follows the real events of Henry V’s life and reign. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

35 MIN4 d ago
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The King: Henry V on film

The Pacific War on screen

Roland Emmerich, director of the new blockbusterMidwayfilm, tells us about the process of bringing a major World War Two battle to the big screen. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

24 MIN5 d ago
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The Pacific War on screen

The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall

On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, author and editor Iain MacGregor revisits some of the most dramatic events associated with the history of the Cold War barrier, from its construction in 1961 to its modern afterlife. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

48 MIN1 w ago
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The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall

Treasures of Tutankhamun

As a major new exhibition of the pharaoh’s tomb arrives in London, we speak to curator Tarek El Awady about the remarkable artefacts buried with Egypt’s iconic boy king. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

22 MIN1 w ago
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Treasures of Tutankhamun

The Fortress: An epic battle of World War I

Professor Alexander Watson describes the dramatic battle for the fortress city of Przemysl, which pitted a multi-ethnic Habsburg force against the might of the Russian army in the early months of World War I. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

38 MIN2 w ago
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The Fortress: An epic battle of World War I

The death of Kitchener: a World War One mystery

The author and former Cabinet minister David Laws examines the life and dramatic death, in 1916, of Britain’s Secretary of State for War: Lord Kitchener. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

36 MIN2 w ago
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The death of Kitchener: a World War One mystery

Britain in the early 80s

Historian and author Dominic Sandbrook joins us to discuss his new book, Who Dares Wins, which explores the pivotal early years of Margaret Thatcher’s premiership in Britain: 1979-1982. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

68 MIN3 w ago
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Britain in the early 80s

The House of York

Historian and author Thomas Penn discusses the Wars of the Roses, the princes in the Tower and the start of the Tudor era as he reflects on the Yorkist dynasty and the reigns of Edward IV and Richard III. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

42 MIN3 w ago
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The House of York

Bonus Episode: Sequences with consequences

In this special edition, produced by our friends from the Science Focus podcast, Dr Robert Elliott Smith examines the dark history of algorithms and considers how they affect all of our lives today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

37 MINOCT 19
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Bonus Episode: Sequences with consequences

Latest Episodes

A history of the United States

Jill Lepore, professor of history at Harvard, discusses her acclaimed recent bookThese Truths, which charts the highs and lows of American history since 1492 and considers how far the United States has lived up to its founding ideals. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

36 MIN2 d ago
Comments
A history of the United States

The King: Henry V on film

Lauren Johnson discusses the history behind the new Netflix filmThe King, considering how closely it follows the real events of Henry V’s life and reign. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

35 MIN4 d ago
Comments
The King: Henry V on film

The Pacific War on screen

Roland Emmerich, director of the new blockbusterMidwayfilm, tells us about the process of bringing a major World War Two battle to the big screen. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

24 MIN5 d ago
Comments
The Pacific War on screen

The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall

On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, author and editor Iain MacGregor revisits some of the most dramatic events associated with the history of the Cold War barrier, from its construction in 1961 to its modern afterlife. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

48 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall

Treasures of Tutankhamun

As a major new exhibition of the pharaoh’s tomb arrives in London, we speak to curator Tarek El Awady about the remarkable artefacts buried with Egypt’s iconic boy king. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

22 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Treasures of Tutankhamun

The Fortress: An epic battle of World War I

Professor Alexander Watson describes the dramatic battle for the fortress city of Przemysl, which pitted a multi-ethnic Habsburg force against the might of the Russian army in the early months of World War I. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

38 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The Fortress: An epic battle of World War I

The death of Kitchener: a World War One mystery

The author and former Cabinet minister David Laws examines the life and dramatic death, in 1916, of Britain’s Secretary of State for War: Lord Kitchener. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

36 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The death of Kitchener: a World War One mystery

Britain in the early 80s

Historian and author Dominic Sandbrook joins us to discuss his new book, Who Dares Wins, which explores the pivotal early years of Margaret Thatcher’s premiership in Britain: 1979-1982. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

68 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Britain in the early 80s

The House of York

Historian and author Thomas Penn discusses the Wars of the Roses, the princes in the Tower and the start of the Tudor era as he reflects on the Yorkist dynasty and the reigns of Edward IV and Richard III. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

42 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The House of York

Bonus Episode: Sequences with consequences

In this special edition, produced by our friends from the Science Focus podcast, Dr Robert Elliott Smith examines the dark history of algorithms and considers how they affect all of our lives today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

37 MINOCT 19
Comments
Bonus Episode: Sequences with consequences
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