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The Rest Is History
Historians Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook are interrogating the past, and attempting to de-tangle the present.They question the nature of Greatness, why the West no longer has civil wars and whether Richard Nixon was more like Caligula or Claudius.  They're distilling the entirety of human history, or, as much as they can fit into about fifty minutes.Join The Rest Is History Club ( for ad-free listening to the full...
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4.7 stars from 9,466 ratings
Can’t wait for more! Just a great conversation, always want more! The best! Time flys listening to this, keep up the good work! Second for John Paul the Great!!!!! Saint Cuthbert the Great???? Gets better every week!!! Love Twitter tournaments! Just keeps getting better and better! A top...Read full review »
Robert Henry Holtz via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/23
Informative but safe- one-sided?
I like this podcast - but fine - I’ll call out the elephant in the room- Hundreds of episodes in and not a single podcast on English colonialism? Ireland ? Africa? India? A bit of self-reflection/examination might lend some credibility. Go on- give it a go.
TeamScience! via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/23
Another rude comment about Meghan
No wonder she left your country. You English drove her away. It’s your fault.
strikefan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/23
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