Dan Snow's HISTORY HIT
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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
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Producer: Dan Morelle.
Most Recent Episode
Heligoland: Britain, Germany, and the Struggle for the North Sea - Jan Rüger
4 days ago
On 18 April 1947, British forces set off the largest non-nuclear explosion in history. The target was a small island in the North Sea, thirty miles off the German coast, which for generations had stood as a symbol of Anglo-German conflict: Heligoland.
Jan Rüger is Professor of History at Birkbeck University of London. His new book, Heligoland: Britain, Germany, and the Struggle for the North Sea, Britain and Germany, is a microhistory of the Anglo-German relationship as it unfolded from the Napoleonic Wars to the Cold War. It takes the North Sea island of Heligoland as a prism through which to view rivalry, conflict and, eventually, reconciliation between the two nations.
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Rated 4 out of
James From JAMSO
Solid Productions with good insights
The speed and length of the show limits it potential , however well presented and entertaining. Some nice interviews (often to promote a book!), but also important sites and anniversary reviews. Enjoy for a taste of history
Date published: 2017-02-24