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  • Modern European History

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    Starting with the nineteenth century and bringing us right up to the debates of today this section contains many brilliant podcasts that explore the recent and current work around us. Here the transformative events of war and peace between European nations are examined, while recent arguments of unity and separation...

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  • The Origins of the Spanish Civil War

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Peter Anderson of the Univeristy of Leeds looks at the origins of the Spanish Civil War.

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  • The long shadow of the Spanish Civil War

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    The long shadow of the Spanish Civil War - Peter Anderson, University of Leeds This podcast was recorded at the HA Annual Conference 2016 which took place at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate. This talk examined how and why the Spanish Civil War continues to divide society. It begins by...

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  • Nazi creation of a Volksgemeinschaft

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Stephenson examines the extent that the Nazis were able to create a Volksgemeinschaft and the role propaganda played.

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  • Nazi Policy: From persecution to extermination.

    Podcast

    In this podcast Sir Ian Kershaw examines how Nazi policy on the Jews progressed from persecution to extermination.

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  • Germany and Denazification

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Christina von Hodenberg of Queen Mary, University of London examines the allied occupation of Germany and the differing approaches to produce a denazified Germany.

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  • What was Hitlers role?

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    In this podcast Dr Christina von Hodenberg of Queen Mary, University of London looks at Hitler's role and explores both Hitler's intentions and motives and the structures and local elites around him.

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  • How popular was the Nazi regime?

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    In this podcast Sir Ian Kershaw looks at the popularity of the Nazi regime.

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  • The Rise of the Nazi Party

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    In this podcast Professor Stephenson looks at the rise of the Nazi Party: How important to Nazi support were the crises of 1923? How important was the Wall Street Crash to the Nazi seizure of power in 1933? To what extent was the Nazi seizure of power a legal revolution?

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  • How was the Nazi Party formed?

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    In this podcast Professor Benjamin Ziemann of the University of Sheffield talks about how the Nazi Party was formed.

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  • What were the strengths and weaknesses of the Weimar Republic?

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    In this podcast Professor Benjamin Ziemann of the University of Sheffield looks at the strengths and weaknesses of the Weimar Republic.

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  • What was Nazi ideology?

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    In this podcast Professor Benjamin Ziemann of the University of Sheffield looks at Nazi ideology.

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  • Re-imagining Democracy

    Podcast

    The following set of podcasts feature Professor Mark Philp of the university of Warwick discussing how peoples perceptions of democracy changed between 1750 and 1850 and is based on the findings of the Re-imagining democracy project, begun in 2005 by Joanna Innes and Mark Philp.

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  • The Battle of Waterloo

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Alan Forrest discusses the origins, development and the significance of the Battle of Waterloo.

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  • The Peninsular War

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Charles Esdaile of the University of Liverpool looks at the origins, development and significance of the Peninsular War.

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  • The Origins of the French Revolution

    Podcast

    In this podcast Emeritus Professor William Doyle of the University of Bristol looks at the origins of the French Revolution.

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  • The French Revolution and the Terror

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    In this podcast Professor David Andress of the University of Portsmouth looks at how the French Revolution developed and the emergence of the Terror.

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  • The Rise & Fall of Napoleon

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    In this podcast Professor Malcolm Crook of Keele University looks at the rise and fall of Napoleon.

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  • Cold War Germany

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Holger Nehring of the University of Sheffield looks at the importance of Germany in the development of the Cold War between 1948-1989

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  • How stable was the Weimar Republic between 1924-29?

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Benjamin Ziemann of the University of Sheffield examines the stability of the Weimar Republic.

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