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How do empires rise? Why do they fall? And how have they shaped the world around us today?

William Dalrymple and Anita Anand explore the stories, personalities and events of empire over the course of history.

The first series looks at the British in India, covering the East India Company, the Raj, Gandhi, Independence and Partition.

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How do empires rise? Why do they fall? And how have they shaped the world around us today?

William Dalrymple and Anita Anand explore the stories, personalities and events of empire over the course of history.

The first series looks at the British in India, covering the East India Company, the Raj, Gandhi, Independence and Partition.

    29. Sultanas to Slaves: Voices from the Harem

    29. Sultanas to Slaves: Voices from the Harem

    What was life like for women in the Ottoman Empire? Was the Sultanate of Women the 'golden era? What was the role of the Hareem? Listen as William and Anita are joined by Bettany Hughes to discuss the role of women in the Ottoman Empire.

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    Twitter: @Empirepoduk

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    Producer: Callum Hill
    Exec Producer: Jack Davenport
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    • 59 min
    28. The Tudors and the Turks

    28. The Tudors and the Turks

    Slave raids in Cornwall. Englishmen spying for the venetians. The East India Trading Companies’ older brother. Join William and Anita this week as they discuss the relationship between Britain and the Ottoman Empire, all of which centre around the Levant Company.

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    Twitter: @Empirepoduk

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    Producer: Callum Hill
    Exec Producer: Jack Davenport
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    • 55 min
    27. The Battle of Lepanto

    27. The Battle of Lepanto

    Dawn breaks on the 7th October 1571 over the Gulf of Patras. On this day, the Holy League will face down the Ottomans in one of the most pivotal battles in Ottoman history. Listen as William and Anita are once again joined by Barnaby Rogerson to discuss the Battle of Lepanto, its significance, and whether it really was the last crusade.

    LRB Empire offer: lrb.me/xempire

    Twitter: @Empirepoduk

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    Producer: Callum Hill
    Exec Producer: Jack Davenport
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    • 51 min
    26: The Siege of Cyprus

    26: The Siege of Cyprus

    Selim II leads the Ottomans. Marco Brigadin the Venetians. They will clash over the island of Cyprus. But who will be victorious, and who will be defeated (and flayed)? The two sides meet on this mediterranean island in the run-up to one of the greatest naval battles in history - the Battle of Lepanto. Listen as William and Anita are joined by Barnaby Rogerson to discuss the Ottoman siege of Cyprus, as they set the stage for Thursday's episode on the Battle of Lepanto.

    LRB Empire offer: lrb.me/xempire

    Twitter: @Empirepoduk

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    Producer: Callum Hill
    Exec Producer: Jack Davenport
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    • 43 min
    25. Suspicion and Sorrow in Suleiman's Court

    25. Suspicion and Sorrow in Suleiman's Court

    Murdered love interests, intellectual curiosity, incredible barbarity, and body doubles all make an appearance in this week’s episode. Listen as William and Anita are once again joined by Marc Baer to discuss the remainder of Suleiman the Magnificent’s rule. 

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    LRB Empire offer: lrb.me/xempire
     
    Twitter: @Empirepoduk
     
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    Producer: Callum Hill
    Exec Producer: Jack Davenport
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    • 41 min
    24. Suleiman the Magnificent

    24. Suleiman the Magnificent

    Who is Selim the Grim? How does a slave come to be one of the most powerful members of Suleiman’s court? How does Suleiman anger the Christian powers? Listen as William and Anita are joined by Marc Baer to discuss the rule of Suleiman the Magnificent, in particular his love interests and the very Game of Thrones-style intrigue they create.

    To get your free two week trial for Find my past, go to www.findmypast.co.uk and sign up.
     
    LRB Empire offer: lrb.me/xempire
     
    Twitter: @Empirepoduk
     
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    Producer: Callum Hill
    Exec Producer: Jack Davenport
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    • 45 min

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