História e Crenças audios

Soldiers and Military History

I am very excited to be joined by Colonel Kevin W. Farrell, who spent over 30 years in uniform...

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How Democracy Dies

I was thrilled to be joined on the podcast by the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian, Anne...

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Monarchy

For hundreds of years, monarchy has reigned as the dominant political model in Europe. But how...

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Saudi Arabia and Iran

Kim Ghattas joined me on the podcast to explore how Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shia Iran - who were...

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Rape as a Weapon of War

Christina Lamb is Chief Foreign Correspondent at The Sunday Times and one of Britain’s...

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The Tudors

Jessie Childs is an award-winning author, historian and expert on the Tudors. She joined me on...

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Conan Doyle, Kipling and Kingsley in the Boer War

In early 1900, Rudyard Kipling, Mary Kingsley and Arthur Conan Doyle crossed paths in South...

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Rum, Sodomy and the Lash?

The common sailor was a crucial engine of British prosperity and expansion up until the...

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How and Why History: America, Japan and the Atomic Bomb

On 6 August 1945, an American B29 bomber dropped the world's first deployed atomic bomb over...

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Nagasaki

The second atomic strike on the city of Nagasaki is less well known than the one a few days...

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How and Why History: Europe's Witch Craze

In 1597, King James VI of Scotland published a compendium on witchcraft...

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Chinese Philosophy

Michael Puett is Professor of Chinese History at Harvard and has lectured widely at the world's...

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VJ Day: 75 Years

75 years ago today, on 15 August 1945, Victory over Japan Day marked the end of one of the most...

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Britain in The Great War

I was thrilled to be joined by Simon Heffer, author of biographies on the historian and essayist...

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Stealing from the Saracens: Islam and European Architecture

From Notre-Dame Cathedral to the Houses of Parliament, European architecture is indebted to the...

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Freemasonry

John Dickie joined me on the pod to discuss the international story of an organisation which now...

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Magic and Witchcraft

Suzannah Lipscomb joined me on the pod to discuss the history of magic, witchcraft and the...

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Assassination and Coverups in The Cold War Congo

I was joined by an award-winning investigative journalist, Ravi Somaiya, to discuss the...

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The Civil Rights Movement

In this episode Dan Snow is joined by Chris Wilson, Director of Experience Design at the...

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The Restaurant

William Sitwell joined me on the pod to discuss the history of the restaurant. Tracing its...

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