Henry VIII: History in an Hour

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.King of England, claimant King of France, Lord – and later King – of Ireland, Supreme Head of the Church of England and,...

D-Day

Midnight, Tuesday 6 June 1944: the beginning of D-Day, the operation to invade Nazi-occupied Western Europe and initiate the final phase of World War II. A vast undertaking, it...

1914: History in an Hour

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.In 1914 the world changed. Europe's great powers were dragged, one by one, into a war by Serbian conflict which affected very...

Locke: Philosophy in an Hour

Philosophy for busy people. Listen to this succinct account of the philosophy of Locke in just one hour.Much of Locke’s thought we would now regard as common sense. One of the...

Foucault: Philosophy in an Hour

Philosophy for busy people. Listen to a succinct account of the philosophy of Foucault in just one hour.The French philosopher Michel Foucault set about his task rather like a...

Thomas Aquinas: Philosophy in an Hour

Philosophy for busy people. Listen to a succinct account of the philosophy of Aquinas in just one hour.Thomas Aquinas remains the unacknowledged maestro of Scholasticism – the...

The Siege of Leningrad

The Siege of Leningrad was one of the longest sieges in history and it inflicted some of the worst civilian casualties of World War II. When Hitler declared his intention to...

The Tower

The much anticipated final instalment in the bestselling conspiracy thriller trilogy by Simon Toyne, author of SANCTUS: ‘Plenty of action, plenty of intrigue and wonderfully...

Ancient Egypt: History in an Hour

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.Learn about the Egyptian gods, mummification and how the Egyptians built the only wonder of the ancient world still standing...

The Vietnam War

"War, what is it good for?" The Vietnam War: History in an Hour gives a gripping account of the most important Cold War-era conflict, fought between the United States and the Viet...

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