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History Extra podcast
History Extra podcast

History Extra podcast

Immediate Media

540
Followers
2.4K
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

Suzannah Lipscomb on women’s lives in Reformation France

Suzannah Lipscomb talks to Dan Jones about the lives of women in 16th-century France. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

57 MIN17 hours ago
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Suzannah Lipscomb on women’s lives in Reformation France

Tom Holland on Christianity’s enduring legacy

Historian and author Tom Holland discusses his new bookDominion, which explores the history of Christianity and argues that it has had a transformative and enduring impact on the western mindset. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

37 MIN4 days ago
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Tom Holland on Christianity’s enduring legacy

The Crusades, with Dan Jones

Bestselling medieval historian Dan Jones discusses his new bookCrusaders, which tells the stories of these religious conflicts through the people who were involved in them. He is joined in conversation by his fellow historian Helen Castor. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

61 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Crusades, with Dan Jones

Poland, 1939: World War Two begins

As we reach the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War Two, historian Roger Moorhouse tells the story of the 1939 battle for Poland that saw the country dismembered by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

45 MIN1 weeks ago
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Poland, 1939: World War Two begins

Hitler’s war with Anglo-America

Professor Brendan Simms talks to us about his new biography of Adolf Hitler, which argues that the Nazi dictator’s main preoccupation was rivalry with Britain and America, rather than the Soviet Union. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

37 MIN2 weeks ago
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Hitler’s war with Anglo-America

War trauma

DrEmma Butcher and Dr Hannah Partis-Jennings explore the history of war trauma, discussing how it has affected soldiers and civilians in conflicts such as the Napoleonic Wars, the two world wars, and more recent campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

41 MIN2 weeks ago
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War trauma

Chernobyl: the story of a tragedy

Historian Serhii Plokhy, author of an award-winning book on the 1986 Soviet nuclear disaster, explores the causes and consequences of the Chernobyl accident and offers his thoughts on the accuracy of the recent drama series. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

31 MIN3 weeks ago
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Chernobyl: the story of a tragedy

The real Peaky Blinders

As the fifth series of the BBC historical drama is about to air, we talk to historian Andrew Davies about the real Birmingham gangsters who inspired the programme, and discover how late-Victorian society contributed to a rise in gang violence. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

45 MIN3 weeks ago
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The real Peaky Blinders

The corner shop revolution

Babita Sharma explores the history of the British corner shop, explaining how Asian immigrants transformed these local businesses. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

25 MINAUG 19
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The corner shop revolution

Peterloo: the story of a massacre

Ahead of the 200th anniversary of Peterloo, we speak to Robert Poole, author of a major new history of the massacre. He explores the history of 19th-century radicalism that fed into the Manchester demonstration and then reveals why a peaceful meeting ended in death and injury. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

36 MINAUG 15
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Peterloo: the story of a massacre

Latest Episodes

Suzannah Lipscomb on women’s lives in Reformation France

Suzannah Lipscomb talks to Dan Jones about the lives of women in 16th-century France. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

57 MIN17 hours ago
Comments
Suzannah Lipscomb on women’s lives in Reformation France

Tom Holland on Christianity’s enduring legacy

Historian and author Tom Holland discusses his new bookDominion, which explores the history of Christianity and argues that it has had a transformative and enduring impact on the western mindset. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

37 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Tom Holland on Christianity’s enduring legacy

The Crusades, with Dan Jones

Bestselling medieval historian Dan Jones discusses his new bookCrusaders, which tells the stories of these religious conflicts through the people who were involved in them. He is joined in conversation by his fellow historian Helen Castor. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

61 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
The Crusades, with Dan Jones

Poland, 1939: World War Two begins

As we reach the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War Two, historian Roger Moorhouse tells the story of the 1939 battle for Poland that saw the country dismembered by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

45 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Poland, 1939: World War Two begins

Hitler’s war with Anglo-America

Professor Brendan Simms talks to us about his new biography of Adolf Hitler, which argues that the Nazi dictator’s main preoccupation was rivalry with Britain and America, rather than the Soviet Union. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

37 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Hitler’s war with Anglo-America

War trauma

DrEmma Butcher and Dr Hannah Partis-Jennings explore the history of war trauma, discussing how it has affected soldiers and civilians in conflicts such as the Napoleonic Wars, the two world wars, and more recent campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

41 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
War trauma

Chernobyl: the story of a tragedy

Historian Serhii Plokhy, author of an award-winning book on the 1986 Soviet nuclear disaster, explores the causes and consequences of the Chernobyl accident and offers his thoughts on the accuracy of the recent drama series. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

31 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Chernobyl: the story of a tragedy

The real Peaky Blinders

As the fifth series of the BBC historical drama is about to air, we talk to historian Andrew Davies about the real Birmingham gangsters who inspired the programme, and discover how late-Victorian society contributed to a rise in gang violence. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

45 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
The real Peaky Blinders

The corner shop revolution

Babita Sharma explores the history of the British corner shop, explaining how Asian immigrants transformed these local businesses. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

25 MINAUG 19
Comments
The corner shop revolution

Peterloo: the story of a massacre

Ahead of the 200th anniversary of Peterloo, we speak to Robert Poole, author of a major new history of the massacre. He explores the history of 19th-century radicalism that fed into the Manchester demonstration and then reveals why a peaceful meeting ended in death and injury. Historyextra.com/podcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

36 MINAUG 15
Comments
Peterloo: the story of a massacre

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