Geschichte und Geisteswissenschaft audios

The Frontiers of Science & History with A.C. Grayling

A. C. Grayling is one of the foremost minds of his generation and his new book explores some of...

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Henry VIII's Break with Rome

King Henry VIII was deeply religious and started out as a staunch supporter of the Pope and the...

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The Harlem Hellfighters of World War One

During World War One the 369th Infantry Regiment of the US Army gained a fearsome reputation. One...

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Twelve Caesars with Mary Beard

The title of Ceasar has echoed down the ages as the pinnacle of absolute power and perhaps even...

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History of the Taliban

In August 2021 the Taliban swept to power in Afghanistan for the second time capturing Kabul and...

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A History of Sex for Sale

Sometimes referred to as the world's oldest profession sex workers have been part of human...

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Child Survivors of the Holocaust

The Holocaust was perhaps the most infamous and traumatic event of the Twentieth century and it...

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The Rise of Hannibal

He was one of the greatest enemies the Romans ever faced. An excellent general and a...

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Cary: Part 2 - Vol II

After a devastating personal tragedy, Cary Grant has begun to focus upon his career as an escape,...

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The Peter Principle BBC
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The Peter Principle

In 1969 a satirical book, The Peter Principle, suggested that promotion led to incompetence....

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Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis BBC
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Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis

In the late 1960s, the widow of President Kennedy had a secret romance with Aristotle Onassis,...

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Mexico's miracle water BBC
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Mexico's miracle water

Thousands of people flocked to the village of Tlacote in central Mexico in 1991. They hoped to be...

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James Bond on screen BBC
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James Bond on screen

As the 25th James Bond film hits cinema screens we look at the lasting appeal of the franchise....

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Murder and Gold - Ann Aptaker

New York City, 1954. Two women are found murdered. One is Lorraine Quinn, Cantor Gold’s...

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Sasquatch Encounters on the Reservation

Enjoy the AD-FREE versions of our latest episodes and our archives right now on Patreon....

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AWA169 - How did Hannibal feed his elephants in the Alps?

Patron of the podcast Anne asks, what do we know about how Hannibal supplied his troops during...

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Herodotus

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Greek writer known as the father of histories, dubbed by his...

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Medieval Science

Greg Jenner and his guests look at a range of scientific discoveries spanning 1000 years of...

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Child Survivors of the Holocaust

The Holocaust was perhaps the most infamous and traumatic event of the Twentieth century and it...

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The Start of WWII

On September 1 1939 Nazi Germany invaded Poland followed two days later by France and the United...

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Cary: Part 2 - Vol I

After discovering that the mother he thought was dead is actually alive, Cary Grant must...

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The warnings before 9/11 BBC
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The warnings before 9/11

Throughout 2001 the US authorities were being given warnings that a terror attack was imminent. A...

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Randy Thomas - Netflix Documentary 'Pray Away'

Having grown up in the city of Nashville, Tennessee, in the ’80s, when the AIDS/HIV crisis...

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237B-Odyssey Finale: To Strive, to Seek, to Find, and not to Yield

Odysseus confronts the suitors, and our long journey comes to its end. The creatures (Bakwas...

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Episode 151: Sick to Death

During the reign of Henry VIII, medical books and herbals proved to be some of the most popular...

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Part 1

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was brought up to believe that it was her face that was her fortune,...

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Revisionist Revisited: Extras from the Little Mermaid Series

Malcolm revives his Little Mermaid darlings while the editor is away. The first of a series of...

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Giants: Sons of Gods

Tonight, my special guest is Douglas Van Dorn who's here to discuss mind-blowing history of...

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