Podcasts

The History Hit Network gives you access to a growing range of podcasts presented by and featuring historians at the forefront of research and debate.

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The Arabia Steamboat in Missouri with David Hawley

12th December, 2018

Dan explores the Arabia, a steamboat that sank in the Missouri river over a hundred years ago and was then dug up from a Kansas cornfield by David Hawley ...

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00:12:14

Air Power at Gallipoli with Mike Pavelec

10th December, 2018

Dan chats to Mike Pavelec on the use of air power at Gallipoli in this minisode of the podcast. For more exclusive documentaries and interviews subscribe to HistoryHit.tv....

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00:30:09

Eyes

9th December, 2018

Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell explore the unexpected history of eyes. For more exclusive history documentaries & interviews, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer:&...

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00:30:27

German Codebreakers of World War Two with Christian Jennings

7th December, 2018

We know the story of enigma, but what was the German Alan Turing doing in the heart of the Reich? German codebreakers had similar successes to the Allies, and in ...

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00:28:39

Referendums with Andrew Blick

6th December, 2018

Dan chats to Andrew Blick about referendums in history, and how that plays into our current predicament. Is there a precedent we can turn to? How have referendums shaped ...

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00:27:44

Roman Legionaries with Simon Elliott

5th December, 2018

Dan has his regular catch-up with Simon Elliott on all things Roman. Why were the legionaries so successful, and how did they maintain that success for several centuries? For ...

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00:32:15

Ghost Stories of the Enlightenment with Martha McGill

4th December, 2018

The second ever History Hit live show saw Dan talking about ghosts with Martha McGill, the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Warwick. How do ghosts change ...

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00:34:18

The Kindertransport with Herman Rothman and Henry Glanz

2nd December, 2018

The Kindertransport was a rescue effort, where the United Kingdom took in around 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and Eastern Europe, and in many cases they were the only members of ...

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00:24:29

Making of the Live Show

1st December, 2018

Dr Sam Willis & Professor James Daybell discuss the making of their live show.For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: ...

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00:32:59

Winston Churchill the Artist with David Cannadine

30th November, 2018

Dan talks to David Cannadine, renowned historian and trustee of the Royal Academy Development Trust among many other accolades. David Cannadine has recently written a book about Winston Churchill ...

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