Horrible Histories with Terry Deary
Terry Deary, one of the most effective communicators of history ever, spoke to Dan about how Horrible Histories came about, his remarkable publishing career and what sparked his interest in the past.
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Crucible of The Modern World
Charles Emmerson thinks the crucible of the modern world was not the 1960s but the tumultuous years at the end of the First World War and those that followed. This was when Communism and Fascism became mainstream movements. This was when the borders of the Middle East, and Eastern Europe were dra...
How Christianity Shapes Our Morality
Tom Holland sits down with Dan to talk about the history of Christianity, and how the religion has shaped morality in Western civilisation to this day.
How to Be a Dictator with Frank Dikötter
"Dictators study power: how do you take it, how do you keep it, how do you expand it". Dutch historian Frank Dikötter sits down with Dan to explain the history behind dictatorship and the various methods these individuals used to gain and maintain power.