Early Modern

Traditionally, the Early Modern period covers the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries and we have kept to this tradition. Empires and the dominance of trade have a strong presence in the history of this period and that is seen and felt on a global scale. The podcasts here explore how those to factors also influence social history and cultural legacies. Read more

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  • End of the World Cults

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Penelope Corfield looks at the history of 'End of the World Cults'.

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  • Native North Americans in Britain

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor David Stirrup of the University of Kent looks at the relationship between the early English and British settlers and the Native North Americans they encountered. Professor Stirrup examines how this relationship and perceptions developed, the migration of Native Americans to Britain and provides insight on what...

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