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  • India’s Suffragettes
    Between 1917 and 1947, a group of Indian women fought for their right to vote. Sumita Mukherjee discusses their campaign, and reveals how Suffragettes were connected both to India’s wider struggle for independence, and women’s suffrage movements across the world. (Ad) Sumita Mukherjee is the author of Indian Suffragettes: Female Identities and Transnational Networks(Oxford University Press, 2018). Buy it now from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Indian-Suffragettes-Identities-Transnational-Networks/dp/019948421X/?tag=bbchistory045-21&ascsubtag=historyextra-social-hexpod  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
    9/22/2021
    40:02
  • Jihad and the British empire
    Neil Faulkner reveals how the Anglo-Arab Wars of 1870-1920 helped give rise to the first modern jihad Neil Faulkner, author of Empire and Jihad, describes how Britain’s entanglements in the Middle East and north Africa in the decades leading up to the First World War helped trigger a radical Islamic insurgency. (Ad) Neil Faulkner is the author of Empire and Jihad: The Anglo-Arab Wars of 1870-1920 (Yale, 2021). Buy it now from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Empire-Jihad-Anglo-Arab-Wars-1870-1920/dp/0300227493/?tag=bbchistory045-21&ascsubtag=historyextra-social-hexpod   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
    9/21/2021
    31:59
  • Transplant surgery: an eye-opening history
    From transfusions of lambs’ blood to tooth replacements, Paul Craddock chronicles the strange history of transplant surgery From lambs’ blood transfused into human veins, to tooth replacements and new noses crafted from forearm skin, Paul Craddock – author of new book Spare Parts – chronicles the strange history of transplant surgery. (Ad) Paul Craddock is the author of Spare Parts: A Surprising History of Transplants (Fig Tree, 2021). Buy it now from Waterstones: https://go.skimresources.com?id=71026X1535947&xcust=historyextra-social-hexpod&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.waterstones.com%2Fbook%2Fspare-parts%2Fpaul-craddock%2F9780241370254  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
    9/20/2021
    40:23
  • The Paris Peace Conference: everything you wanted to know
    Professor David Stevenson answers listener questions on the 1919-20 conference that sought to resolve the aftermath of the First World War In the latest episode in our series on history’s biggest topics, Professor David Stevenson explores the 1919–20 conference that sought to resolve the aftermath of the First World War, and whose legacy has been fiercely debated ever since. Was the resulting Treaty of Versailles too harsh on Germany? Did the peacemakers create lasting problems in the Middle East? And what effect did the Spanish Flu have on proceedings?   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
    9/19/2021
    1:00:55
  • World history in 100 moments
    Archaeologist and television presenter Neil Oliver discusses his new book, The Story of the World in 100 Moments, which explores the whole of human history through just 100 milestone events. (Ad) Neil Oliver is the author of The Story of the World in 100 Moments (Bantam Press, 2021). Buy it now from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Story-World-100-Moments-bestselling/dp/1787633101/?tag=bbchistory045-21&ascsubtag=historyextra-social-hexpod  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
    9/18/2021
    44:05

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