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In Our Time: History
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
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4.5 stars from 2,854 ratings
Great content, rude host.
The content is great but the host is so rude to the exceptional guests. Be nicer!
jaydeejay1 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/29/20
I DONT UNDERSTAND WHAT PEOPLE DONT LIKE ABOUT THIS. IN MY OPINON MELVIN IS NOT THAT RUDE I THINK THE PEOPLE THAT THINK THAT HE IS RUDE ARE WRONG. IM I MIDDLE SCHOOLER AND I AM VERY INTERESTED IN THIS PODCAST I WISH MORE PEOPLE WOULD DO THIS. I HAVE A REQUEST TO MAKE PLEASE MAKE ONE ABOUT THE 7...Read full review »
GO FIRE!!!!!!!!!!!! via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/24/20
So interesting and informative!
I stumbled on to this and I’m glad I did! This Ohio USA old lady loves it. It’s like getting a masters degree by Podcast! I love the diversity of programs, especially the literature. Hope to hear many more!
JuJu Harper via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/01/20
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