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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

    Everything you ever wanted to know about the Civil War, but were afraid to ask

    Everything you ever wanted to know about the Civil War, but were afraid to ask

    In the latest of our series tackling the big questions on major historical topics, historian Mark Stoyle responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about the conflict between Royalists and Parliamentarians that wracked the British Isles in the middle of the 17th century. Historyextra.com/podcast
     
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    • 50 min
    Saturday lecture: Medieval food

    Saturday lecture: Medieval food

    In the second of five talks from our virtual Medieval Life and Death Day event, historian Chris Woolgar presents a broad survey of what, when and how people ate during the middle ages. Historyextra.com/podcast
     
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Indian soldiers at Dunkirk

    Indian soldiers at Dunkirk

    Historian Ghee Bowman, author of The Indian Contingent, tells the stories of a group of Muslims in the British Expeditionary Force who were part of the famous evacuation from the beaches of France in 1940. Historyextra.com/podcast
     
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    • 36 min
    Medieval prisoners of war

    Medieval prisoners of war

    Rémy Ambühl discusses his new research into the fate of captives in the Hundred Years’ War. Historyextra.com/podcast
     
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    • 41 min
    David Olusoga on A House Through Time

    David Olusoga on A House Through Time

    Ahead of the third instalment of his acclaimed BBC TV series A House Through Time, historian and broadcaster David Olusoga delves into the story of Bristol’s past and explains the value of studying history through our own homes. Historyextra.com/podcast
     
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    • 24 min
    Everything you ever wanted to know about the Crusades, but were afraid to ask

    Everything you ever wanted to know about the Crusades, but were afraid to ask

    In the latest of our series tackling the big questions on major historical topics, historian Rebecca Rist responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about the medieval Christian campaigns in the middle east. Historyextra.com/podcast
     
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    • 59 min

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