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Dan Snow's History Hit
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. Producer: Peter Curry
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 2,591 ratings
To much product promotions
Great interviews well delivered but had to stop subscription due to the amount of time spent rambling about Sonos and other products.
Gale Force via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/15/19
If it weren’t for...
If it weren’t for Dan’s tiresome politically correct opinions it would be a five star. Please dan grow a pair, stop eluding to some opinions on Trump being American president. Either keep it absolutely impartial pr wake up and tell the truth. Brexit good Dan. Trump good Dan. Get it? Understand...Read full review »
Fckd off of Tumbridge Wells via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/14/19
Thanks Dan
I can’t help but chuckle at the reviewers complaining about the occasional episode which exposes the flawed assumptions on which Brexit is based (snowflakes much?). If you’re unhappy that an expert speaks to evidence that challenges your own worldview then I would question if you fully understand...Read full review »
park106 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/11/19
Recent Episodes
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Published 07/18/19
Dan and Roel Sterckx, Professor of Chinese History, Science, and Civilisation at Cambridge University, talk about the life of Confucius, his influence on ancient China and his relevance in today's world. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Published 07/16/19
Dan and Dr Prashant Kidambi talk about the dominance of Indian cricket team over recent years, as well as its humble origins. They discuss the relationship between cricket and the empire, as well as sport's role as a potent nationalistic force. Dr Prashant Kidambi is an Associate Professor in...
Published 07/14/19
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