History Extra podcast

History Extra podcast

The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

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The Enlightenment: everything you wanted to know
42 Minuten
Ritchie Robertson responds to listener questions on the intellectual and philosophical movement that swept Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries How did the Enlightenment change the course of history? Why were elements of the established church so bi...
African Europeans
41 Minuten
In a conversation recorded as part of our virtual lecture series, Olivette Otele discusses her book African Europeans: An Untold History, which charts the long history of Africans in Europe and explores the role that African individuals – from enslav...
Women secret agents in Nazi-occupied France
35 Minuten
Kate Vigurs discusses the 39 female agents of the Special Operation Executive’s F-section, a diverse cohort of women recruited to carry out resistance work in occupied France during the Second World War – from wireless operation to crucial planning f...
Introducing: HistoryExtra Plus
54 Sekunden
We’re launching a brand-new premium podcast feed, HistoryExtra Plus – a subscription channel where we take you on a deep dive into the past, with even more on history’s most gripping events. Brought to you by the team behind HistoryExtra and BBC Hist...
Censorship, contradiction & controversy: a decade in the life of DH Lawrence
34 Minuten
DH Lawrence’s work – such as The Rainbow, Women in Love and Lady Chatterley’s Lover – broke new ground and appalled censorious literary critics. Biographer Frances Wilson chronicles a pivotal decade in the writer’s turbulent life, characterised by a...

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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

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