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  • Booker T. Washington

    Podcast

    Booker T Washington was the most influential African American leader at the turn of the 20th Century – so much so that at the time of his death he was described by someone as the 'most distinguished man, white or black who has come out of the South since the...

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  • Was the Indian Independence movement a unified movement?

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Pritipuspa Mishra of the University of Southampton discusses to what extent the Indian Independence movement was a unified movement.

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  • The Language & Politics of the Indian Independence Movement

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Pritipuspa Mishra of the University of Southampton discusses how the language and politics of the Indian Independence movement changed between 1847 and 1947.

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  • The Rise of American Empire, 1865-1920

    Podcast

    In this extensive podcast series, Dr Alex Goodall of UCL looks at the growth of the United States as an international power from the end of the American Civil War through to the early twentieth century. This was a critical period for understanding the United States rise to superpower status in the twentieth...

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  • Global Maoism

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Julia Lovell of Birckbeck, University of London, discusses the role and significance of Global Maoism in the development of the Cold War.

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  • The Great Depression

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Peter Fearon of the University of Leicester discusses the economic and social impact of the Great Depression in the United States.

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  • The U.S. LGBT Movement from the 1990s

    Podcast

    In this podcast Joshua Hollands of University College London looks at the history of the U.S. LGBT movement from the early 1990s to the present.

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  • The Origins of the LGBT Movement in the U.S.

    Podcast

    In this podcast Joshua Hollands of University College London discusses the early LGBT civil rights movement in the United States from the end of World War II, through the Stonewall Riots to political mobilisation and Gay Pride.

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  • The AIDS Crisis in America

    Podcast

    The United States was the epicenter of the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, first noticed by doctors in young gay men in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco in 1981. By 1995 AIDS had become the leading cause of death among all Americans aged 25 to 44 with...

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  • Power, Protest and Music in the United States

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Brian Ward of Northumbria University discusses the role and significance of music in the American Civil Rights movement.

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  • Nixon & Watergate

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Iwan Morgan of University College London looks at President Nixon's first term in office, the Watergate Scandal and the significance of the scandal on American politics.

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  • The United States in the 1920s

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Peter Fearon of the University of Leicester looks at the economic transformation of the United States in the years before the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression.

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  • The American Trade Union Movement

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Christopher Phelps of the University of Nottingham discusses the origins of the American Trade Union and Labour movements and looks at how they developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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  • After the Civil War: The Rise of an Economic Power

    Podcast

    In this podcasts Dr Christopher Phelps of the University of Nottingham discusses how did the United States developed into being the dominant economic power of the early 20th century.

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  • The Cold War in the Middle East

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Charles Tripp of the the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London looks at the impact of the Cold War on the Middle East.

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  • Detente - The Cold War

    Podcast

    What brought about the era of detente between the Superpowers in the 1970s? In this podcast Dr Alex Pravda of St Antony's College, University of Oxford the impact and significance of the Policy of Detente.

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  • The Cold War in Africa

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor David Anderson of St Cross College, University of Oxford discusses the impact of the Cold War on Africa.

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  • The American Civil War

    Podcast

    In this set of podcasts Dr Adam Smith of University College London looks at the origins, the development and the significance of the American Civil War.

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  • Tsarist Russia 1855-1914.

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Peter Waldron of the University of East Anglia looks at Tsarist Russia 1855-1914. How effectively did Russia's rulers respond to pressures for change during this period?

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  • The Impact and Significance of the Great Patriotic War

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Jonathan Davis of Anglia Ruskin University discusses the USSR from 1941-1953 and the impact and significance of the Great Patriotic War.

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