26 episodes

Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe.

Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history. After all, there was little peaceful about the 'British Peace'.

Pax Britannica Samuel Hume

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9, 57 Ratings

Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe.

Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history. After all, there was little peaceful about the 'British Peace'.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

Soup!! ,

One of my favorite history podcasts

Looking forward to the English Civil War

David H. Montgomery ,

Great research & presentation

Sam hits the sweet spot for history podcasts: thorough and balanced historical research paired with an engaging writing style and smart delivery. It'll teach you a lot about the period without being either sensationalistic or boring. Highly recommend!

President Taft's Bathtub ,

Awesome

Just a great, great show. Smart, engaging, fun. Wonderful job by Sam Hume.

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