History as told by the people who were there.
Podcasts Worth a Listen
Podcasts Worth a Listen
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Have you ever locked eyes with a stranger and wondered, "What’s their story?" Step into someone else’s life and expect the unexpected. Extraordinary stories from around the world.
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
History is beautiful, brutal and, often, ridiculous. Join Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown as they dive into some of the weirdest stories from across the span of human civilization in Ridiculous History, a podcast by iHeartRadio.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.
Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.
Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is. New episodes come out Thursdays for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ or ...
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. New episodes every other Friday.
Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood.
The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world. Subscribe to Throughline+. You'll be supporting the history-reframing, perspective-shifting, time-warping stories you can't get enough of - and you'll unlock access to our sponsor-free feed of the show. Learn more at plus.npr.org/throughline
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.
The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
Since 2010, The China History Podcast, presented by Laszlo Montgomery brings you over 300 episodes of curated topics from China's antiquity to modern times.
A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.
The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC