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 Low Countries with Simon Winder

18th April, 2019

Simon Winder's eclectic histories have ranged all over the Germanic countries, and he has concluded his Germania trilogy with Lotharingia, a book about the kingdom of Lothair, which was located ...

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00:20:20

Old King Tut with Dr Colleen Darnell

16th April, 2019

Dr Colleen Darnell talks to Dan about 'Tutmania', the phase of obsession with the uncovering of the tomb of Tutankhamun, as well as all things Egyptology.For ad free versions ...

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00:21:28

Emergency Podcast: The Notre-Dame Fire with Jonathan Foyle

15th April, 2019

Dan talks to Jonathan Foyle in order to fully understand the history of the Notre-Dame cathedral, and how devastating this fire really is.For ad free versions of our entire ...

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00:31:18

The Amritsar Massacre with Kim Wagner

13th April, 2019

100 years ago, forces under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer fired upon on an assembled crowd of Indians, who had gathered in peaceful protest about the deportation of two national ...

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00:32:44

Socrates and Love with Armand D'Angour

12th April, 2019

Armand D'Angour, a renowned classical scholar, has found new sources that Socrates in fact received many of his ideas, particularly those about love, from a woman he had an affair ...

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00:39:40

Sea Powers with Andrew Lambert

9th April, 2019

Andrew Lambert has written a magisterial history of sea power states, and the tools and methods of control they used to exert influence. From the Athenians to the British, Lambert ...

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00:28:22

Anita Anand on the Man Who Set Out to Avenge the Amritsar Massacre

7th April, 2019

Udham Singh, legendary in India but barely known in the western world, was present when the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar was perpetrated. Legend has it he picked a clump ...

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00:18:16

Reinventing Economics with Rutger Bregman

5th April, 2019

Rutger Bregman, the Dutch historian who has been making waves at Davos, as well as irking the likes of Tucker Carlson in the states, chats to Dan about the economic ...

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00:21:43

The People's War with Jonathan Fennell

3rd April, 2019

Jonathan Fennell has written a new book discussing the 'citizen armies' that made up the core of the British and Commonwealth armies, and Dan talks to him to find out ...

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00:31:32

Life at Bletchley Park with Betty Webb

2nd April, 2019

Betty Webb was heavily involved with the work going on at Bletchley Park. While she was not part of the code-breaking team, her work was invaluable to the success of ...

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