History Extra podcastAuthor: Immediate Media
15 Aug 2018

History Extra podcast

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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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    Historical fact and fiction

    Historian and author Tracy Borman describes the process of writing her first historical novel, set in the era of King James VI & I and the European witch craze


  • Posted on 15 Aug 2018

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    Ian Kershaw on postwar Europe

    For the 500th episode of the History Extra podcast we are joined by Professor Sir Ian Kershaw, who appeared in our very first programme. This time the topic for discussion is his new history of modern Europe


  • Posted on 14 Aug 2018

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    Inside the mind of Elizabeth I

    In the first of five special programmes to mark our upcoming 500th episode, historian, author and broadcaster Helen Castor explores the psychology of the Virgin Queen and discusses the challenges of writing a new biography of one of England’s best-known historical figures.


  • Posted on 13 Aug 2018

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    Britons under Nazi rule

    Historical author Duncan Barrett tells the stories of Channel Islanders who spent several years living under German occupation during World War Two


  • Posted on 09 Aug 2018

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    Islam’s struggle with modernity

    Ed Husain, author of The House of Islam, meets with the historian Tom Holland to explore the roots of some of the challenges Muslims face in the 21st century


  • Posted on 06 Aug 2018

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