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

    Aztecs in their own words

    Aztecs in their own words

    Professor Camilla Townsend discusses her new book Fifth Sun: A New History of Aztecs, which overturns existing narratives about the ancient civilisation by charting its rise and fall through the stories of the Aztecs themselves.
     
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    • 37 min.
    A new take on India’s history

    A new take on India’s history

    Professor Richard M Eaton discusses his book, India in the Persianate Age, 1000–1765, which explores the nation’s rich history across eight centuries and argues that we should see it through a cultural, rather than purely religious, lens.
     
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    • 44 min.
    The French Revolution: Everything you need to know

    The French Revolution: Everything you need to know

    In the latest of our series tackling the big questions on major historical topics, historian Marisa Linton responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about the dramatic events that engulfed France in the late 18th century. Topics discussed include the causes of the revolution, the role of Louis XVI and Mari Antoinette, and the bloodshed of the Terror. Historyextra.com/podcast
     
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    • 48 min.
    A Triple Bond Broken: The Destruction of the House of York

    A Triple Bond Broken: The Destruction of the House of York

    In a lecture he delivered at our 2019 BBC History Magazine History Weekend in Winchester, historian and author Thomas Penn explores the turbulent relationship between three brothers: Edward IV, George, Duke of Clarence and Richard III. Historyextra.com/podcast
     
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    • 42 min.
    An Atlantic slave war

    An Atlantic slave war

    Historian Vincent Brown discusses his recent book, Tacky’s Revolt, which describes an uprising in Jamaica that was the largest slave revolt in the 18th-century British Atlantic world. The book has recently been shortlisted for the Cundill History Prize. Historyextra.com/podcast
     
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    • 33 min.
    An Anglo-Saxon warlord

    An Anglo-Saxon warlord

    Archaeologist Gabor Thomas, who directed the excavation, discusses the discovery of the ‘Marlow Warlord’ – a 6th-century burial near the Thames.

    You can listen to the Portable Antiquities Scheme podcast that was mentioned here:
    https://www.historyextra.com/period/anglo-saxon/unburied-treasures-finds-detectorists-michael-lewis-podcast/


    Michael Wood’s feature on the Anglo-Saxon question is here:
    https://www.historyextra.com/period/anglo-saxon/professor-michael-wood-anglo-saxon-name-debate-is-term-racist/


    The Marlow Warrior crowdfunder is here: https://reading.hubbub.net/p/marlowwarlord/
     
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    • 49 min.

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inannenews ,

Love it

I really enjoy how broad and diverse the podcast is. Usually I tend to focus on ancient egypt mainly. Thanks to this podcast I was reminded that I am curious and interested in other historical events as well!

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