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Histories of the Unexpected explores the past in ways that you never dreamt possible. Surely there’s nothing unexpected about the past? About History? Aha, well Histories of the Unexpected adopts a new approach to exploring our past. Gone is the traditional linear plotting of battles, monarchs and political movements. Histories of the Unexpected argues that everything has a history. Presented by Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6, 147 Ratings

Histories of the Unexpected explores the past in ways that you never dreamt possible. Surely there’s nothing unexpected about the past? About History? Aha, well Histories of the Unexpected adopts a new approach to exploring our past. Gone is the traditional linear plotting of battles, monarchs and political movements. Histories of the Unexpected argues that everything has a history. Presented by Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
147 Ratings

147 Ratings

JDFox1 ,

Utterly Brilliant Podcast

Just discovered this pair. Utterly brilliant history podcast! Can’t wait to read their new book and catch them live in the Autumn!

greenspringy ,

An exercise in the art of drivel

Don’t bother no sense. little content

Jules ,

A great podcast

Thoroughly enjoyable and a different look at the unexpected in history

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