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  • In this unit we shall look more closely at the evidence available to assess the truth of this argument. Were the working people, as opposed to the political leaders, interested in the issue of expansion? Was such interest evident only among certain sections of the community? Was it predominantly an enthusiasm for empire or not? We shall also try to identify some of the reasons underlying the nature of the response. And we shall be interested in how far politicians found it worth their while to ‘play to the gallery’ and to manipulate popular opinion. Through it all, we shall be facing some acute problems of evidence: is it possible to discover what ‘ordinary’ people thought about expansionism? This study unit is just one of many that can be found on LearningSpace, part of OpenLearn, a collection of open educational resources from The Open University. Published in ePub 2.0.1 format, some feature such as audio, video and linked PDF are not supported by all ePub readers.

  • Dive into a case of domestic terrorism from the past that’s really a warning about the future. 

    Back in 1995, there was a disaster that should have prepared us for January 6th and the political violence that we’re seeing today: the Oklahoma City Bombing. 

    Journalist Jeffrey Toobin reveals the story behind Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City Bombing, and right-wing extremism in America - how a decorated army veteran became consumed with rage, how he somehow went underground and built a bomb that damaged fifty blocks in a modern city, and how everything that led to the horror of April 19th, 1995 is still very present in America. 

    Homegrown: OKC is a USG Audio podcast produced by Western Sound and Esmail Corp. Based on the book “Homegrown: Timothy McVeigh and the Rise of Rightwing Extremism” by Jeffrey Toobin.

  • Set in the heady days of 1970's Italy, before the internet shrank the world, 'Italia 77' tells a compelling story of two Lancastrian friends, fresh from the UK, one a failed dental student, the other, an ageing rugby star, who find themselves landed in Rome with the bold intention of taking the Italian sporting scene by storm, but this is far from being a sporting memoir.  Join us on a journey of enlightenment, adventure, enduring friendship and discovery on a five-year trail from Rome to Florence taking in a kaleidoscope of sights, sounds and tastes along the way.

    Written & Presented by Ian McAlister
    Read by Richard Greenwood*
    Edited by Stu Smith & Nigel Heath with Jamie Allen
    Original Music by Stu Smith
    Production Music from Epidemic Sound
    Recorded and Produced by Tom Allom & Nigel Heath at La Cucina Studios for Xacutti Productions

    Special Thanks to Jamie Allen and Mike Hanson at Podpeople Productions.

    *Episode 4 read by Ian McAlister

  • 臺灣同志遊行官方 Podcast 來啦!

    跟我們一起前往遊行現場,了解遊行籌備幕後的各類秘辛。

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  • A podcast that captures the words and wisdom of the world's elderly, so that their story and legacy may last forever.

  • where we do history and talk about cities starting in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area!

  • How will the church maintain its identity in the face of religious decline in the modern world? This is addressed in Building On History, a collaborative project between The Open University, King’s College London, the Diocese of London and Lambeth Palace Library. The project aims to give participants within the diocese an archived insight to historical research in order to understand how the church has responded to societal change in the last two centuries and to create space for fresh historical enquires in order to spread the message to the wider multi-cultured society we live in today. Featuring Dr Rowan Williams, The Archbishop of Canterbury.

  • 《朱古力三國》與一般語音三國演義故事之不同,施克力加入大量個人元素;搞笑詼諧獨白與迫力戰鬥音效將一個膾炙人口津津樂道嘅故事昇華到另一境界。三國迷一定要試下呢隻《朱古力三國》!

  • When Labour won by a landslide in 1945, Britain was bankrupted by the war, cities & towns had suffered German bombing, and the country was still at war with Japan.

    How on Earth then did Aneurin (Nye) Bevan & his team create the NHS when he couldn’t even tell his chancellor how much it would cost? And why did the Tories, doctors, and even Nye’s own party battle against him? 

    To celebrate 75 years of the NHS, all is explained in this 4-part documentary series of how a ‘no-good boyo’ from the Welsh Valleys came to create one of Britain’s greatest institutions. 

    Narrated by Sian Harries.

    Featuring excerpts from the original Nye Bevan 1959 Election Speech and the original Dr Charles Hill ‘The Radio Doctor advises on Christmas Day over-indulgence’ recording (1942).

    An Idea Hat Production.

    Written by Ian Haig, Kenton Hall, Mark Hayhurst & Dr Carole Reeves.

    Based on research for the audio drama, 'Getting Better: The Fight For the NHS', an Audible Original - https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Getting-Better-The-Fight-for-the-NHS-Podcast/B09CFFJS79

    Readings & interviews: Rhod Gilbert, Kathryn Drysdale, Mike Wozniak, Neve McKintosh, Barnaby Eaton-Jones, Clive Mantle, Annette Badland, Mark Gatiss, Rob James Collier, Charlotte Jakab Hall, Terry Molloy, Colin Baker, Raj Ghatak, Mary Robertson, Sir Marcus Setchell.

    Drama Clips from ‘Getting Better’ an Audible Original starring:

    - Annette Badland as Mrs Tetlow

    - Colin Baker as Dr Charles Hill

    - Steve Banks as Jim

    - Kathryn Drysdale as Dr Eva Callaway

    - Barnaby Eaton-Jones as George Godber

    - Nigel Fairs as Herbert Morrison

    - Mark Gatiss as Mr Cain

    - Raj Ghatak as Lord Moran

    - Rhod Gilbert as Nye Bevan

    - Rob James-Collier as Dr Reggie Hughes

    - Louise Jameson as Matron Unsworth

    - Clive Mantle as Sir Wilson Jameson

    - Neve McIntosh as Jennie Lee

    - Terry Molloy as Lord Horder

    - Philip Pope as Newsreader and Presenter

    - Tanya Rich as Nurse Vi

    - Wink Taylor as Winston Churchill and Alfred Webb-Johnson

    - Mike Wozniak as Clement Attlee

    Full credits for Getting Better at https://www.ideahat.co.uk/getting-better/

    Production Credits:

    - Produced by Ian Haig

    - Edited by Antoine Kaiserman

    - Mixed by Martyn Harries

    - Original Music by Alexander White

    - Original songs by Andrew Farrington & Andy Rushton

    - Additional Music by Audio Network

    - Production Co-ordinator: Bex Reichwald Pizzata

    - Cover Design by Adam Peters

    - Illustration by Kathryn Chorley

    Thanks to Robert Norris, Barry O’Donovan, Emma Torrens, Barnaby Eaton-Jones, Lydia Shamah, Katie Arlett, Mariele Runacre-Temple, The British Library, The Aneurin Bevan Society, Jaselle Williams, Adam Freudenheim

    Further reading & thanks:

    - Nye: The Political Life of Aneurin Bevan, Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds

    - In Place of Fear, Nye Bevan

    - Aneurin Bevan, Volumes 1 & 2, Michael Foot

    - My Life with Nye, Jennie Lee

    - Jenne Lee, Patricia Hollis

    - ‘Aneurin Bevan & the Socialist Ideal’, Vernon Bogdonor’s Gresham College Lecture, 16/10/21

    And finally, a limitless thank you to everyone who does or has worked and volunteered for the NHS. You are all incredible.

    Remember, “The NHS will last as long as there are folk with faith left to fight for it."


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  • The Stupid History Minute - The most binge-able Podcast in the World - offers intriguing insights into the forgotten origins and surprising stories behind everyday items and pop culture throughout history. All in about a minute!

    Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-stupid-history-minute--4965707/support.

  • Welcome to Lioness Origin Story, a special mini-series podcast presented by the Veterans Breakfast Club. Each week co-hosts Shannon Morgan, Army Lioness Vet, and Daria Sommers, Filmmaker/Writer, present, along with special guests, true stories of women who participated in Team Lioness. The goal is to provide an historical counter to Taylor Sheridan’s fictional Special Ops: Lioness. As the hosts and their guests trace the evolution of Lioness Teams into Female Engagement Teams and Cultural Support Teams, the series will reveal how these new roles led to the dissolution of the Combat Exclusion Policy and the eventual opening up of military roles to women.

  • A love letter to the city of Saint Paul! Telling the stories of the history, people, places, and events that make this place unique.

    www.saintpaulstories.com


  • Down the Rabbit Hole (DTRH) will take you to a world of interesting facts, unknown tidbits and the world of urban myths. Ideal for an infoholic and perfect for a quick booster dose of facts while you relax.

  • 不務正業的民宿老闆與台南羅漢腳的奇異閒聊。


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  • Cool History, Archaeology, Unsolved Crimes and Unexplained Mysteries

  • Why did we go to war in Iraq? What went wrong? And how has this war shaped the region and the world we live in today? These are just some of the questions that we explore in ‘Iraq: Legacy of War’, a limited podcast series brought to you by Intelligence Squared to mark twenty years since the US-led invasion in 2003. Through interviews with policy-makers, military personnel, journalists, academics and Iraqi citizens, we reflect on the legacy of one of the most significant military interventions in modern history

  • The Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham has access to three specialist teaching collections that are used for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. The Archaeology collection, the Eton Myers collection, and the Environmental Archaeology collection contain hundreds of objects. In this podcast, we will explore each of the collections and select objects to discuss with specialists and students from the department. Each object in our collections has a story to tell, and we intend to introduce these objects and stories to a wider audience.

  • 香港本土旅遊podcast ,希望和大家共同發掘、認識和欣賞香港。

  • Patterns of Evidence investigates historical events in the Bible. Hosted by award-winning, investigative filmmakers, Tim Mahoney and Steve Law. They will be uncovering new evidence, digging deeper into archeological discoveries, and highlighting patterns matching the Bible. You will also get the latest on new film projects and go behind the scenes as we continue biblical investigations.