Empire

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Subscribers: 1861
Reviews: 9
Episodes: 129

VJK NAIR
 Jan 7, 2024
Great Effort to place History in an interest creating way. Learnt quite a lot of the World and the fact that every series has a continuity to learn from Human Endeours.

Alistair Hargreaves
 Jul 13, 2023
A podcast of uptmost ambition. Should be played in schools

hgmoorthy
 Jun 4, 2023
Very well researched podcast and I personally get to hear so many amazing perspectives of historical events


 Apr 25, 2023

Chris Ryan
 Apr 5, 2023
excellent podcast. delves deep into some rarely trod subjects with charm and humor.

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How do empires rise? Why do they fall? And how have they shaped the world around us today? William Dalrymple and Anita Anand explore the stories, personalities and events of empire over the course of history.

Episode Date
127. Inventing Curry: The British Taste for India
Feb 29, 2024
126. Punch & Chilli: The East India Company at the Table
Feb 27, 2024
125. The Origin of the Houthis
Feb 22, 2024
124. Saddam Hussein vs The Ayatollah
Feb 20, 2024
123. Hezbollah: The Party of God
Feb 15, 2024
122. Iran & Saudi Arabia: The Rivalry that Split the Islamic World
Feb 13, 2024
121. The Fall of the Shah of Shahs
Feb 08, 2024
120. The Iranian Revolution: The Rise of Ayatollah Khomeini
Feb 06, 2024
119. The Last Shah
Feb 01, 2024
118. Iran's First Revolution
Jan 30, 2024
117. Nader Shah: The Sword of Persia
Jan 25, 2024
116. Isfahan: The City of Dreams
Jan 23, 2024
115. The Great Conversion: How Iran became Shia
Jan 18, 2024
114. The Persian Renaissance
Jan 16, 2024
113. Timur: Scourge of God
Jan 11, 2024
112. Ferdowsi: How One Poet Saved Persian Civilisation
Jan 09, 2024
111. Shackleton: The Hero of Antarctica
Jan 04, 2024
110. Antarctica: The Continent that wouldn’t be Conquered
Jan 02, 2024
109. The Endeavour: Into the Unknown
Dec 28, 2023
108. The Endeavour & the Great Southern Continent
Dec 26, 2023
107. China's Greatest Admiral: The Story of Zheng He
Dec 19, 2023
106. The Rise of Islam
Dec 14, 2023
105. The Last Great War of Antiquity
Dec 12, 2023
104. How Persian Religion Changed the World
Dec 07, 2023
103. Alexander the Great: Defeating Darius
Dec 05, 2023
102. Alexander the Great: The Conquest of Persia
Nov 30, 2023
101. Salamis: Athens’ Revenge
Nov 28, 2023
100. Thermopylae: Xerxes, Leonidas, and the 300
Nov 23, 2023
99. Marathon and the Rise of Greece
Nov 21, 2023
98. Darius the Great: Ruling from India to the Mediterranean
Nov 16, 2023
97. Cyrus the Great: Building the First Superpower
Nov 14, 2023
96. Series 5: Empires of Iran
Nov 09, 2023
95. The History of Putin's War
Nov 07, 2023
Welcome to the Empire Club
Nov 06, 2023
94. The Bloody History of Russia & Ukraine
Nov 02, 2023
93. Murdering the Romanovs: The End of a Dynasty
Oct 31, 2023
92. Killing Rasputin
Oct 26, 2023
91. Lenin and The Rise of the Bolsheviks
Oct 24, 2023
90. The Russian Revolution: Overthrowing the Tsar
Oct 19, 2023
89. The Final Act of the Great Game
Oct 17, 2023
88. The Russo-Japanese War: Asia Strikes Back
Oct 12, 2023
87. Tolstoy: War and the Russian Empire
Oct 10, 2023
86. Crushing the Khans: Russia Seizes the Centre of the World
Oct 05, 2023
85. The Russian Conquest of America
Oct 03, 2023
84. A Tale of Two Nurses: Seacole & Nightingale
Sep 28, 2023
83. The Charge of the Light Brigade
Sep 26, 2023
82. Crimea: The War on Repeat
Sep 21, 2023
81. The Graveyard of Empires
Sep 19, 2023
80. 1842: The Retreat from Kabul
Sep 14, 2023
79. Invading Afghanistan: The Return of a King
Sep 12, 2023
78. The Battle of the Spies
Sep 07, 2023
77. The Great Game Begins
Sep 05, 2023
76. The Empress & The General
Aug 31, 2023
75. Catherine the Great: The Golden Age
Aug 29, 2023
74. Peter the Great: The First Emperor
Aug 24, 2023
73. Ivan the Terrible and the Founding of Russia
Aug 22, 2023
72. Series 4: The Russian Empire and the Great Game
Aug 15, 2023
71. Nazis, reparations, and laws 'just for the English to see'
Aug 10, 2023
70. The Haitian Revolution, Dutch royals, and what happened to the Caribs?
Aug 08, 2023
69. A Reckoning with Slavery
Aug 01, 2023
68. The Long Death of Slavery
Jul 25, 2023
67. Slavery's Demise
Jul 20, 2023
66. Wilberforce and the Fight for Freedom
Jul 18, 2023
65. When the Enslaved Took on Napoleon
Jul 13, 2023
64. The Black Spartacus
Jul 11, 2023
63. Creating Sierra Leone: The Land of the Free
Jul 06, 2023
62. When Slaves Fought for the British Empire
Jul 04, 2023
61. The Black Abolitionist
Jun 29, 2023
60. Britain's Most Famous Slave
Jun 27, 2023
59. Francis Barber: Abolition, the Navy, and the Enlightenment
Jun 21, 2023
58. Dr Johnson's Black Heir
Jun 20, 2023
57. Tacky's Revolt: An Atlantic Slave War
Jun 15, 2023
56. Tacky's Revolt: Causes of the Rebellion
Jun 13, 2023
55. The Fall of the Royal African Company
Jun 08, 2023
54. Royal African Company: Slavery Inc
Jun 06, 2023
53. Barbary Corsairs: Raiding the British isles
May 30, 2023
52. The Slave who Ruled
May 23, 2023
51. Vikings: Slavs to Slaves
May 16, 2023
50. Rome: A Slave Society
May 09, 2023
49. The Dawn of Everything
May 04, 2023
48. Series 3: The History of Slavery
May 02, 2023
47. Rebels Against the Raj
Apr 27, 2023
46. The Mau Mau, the court case, and the hidden documents
Apr 25, 2023
45. Successors to the Romans, progressive harems, and living Ottomans
Apr 20, 2023
44. The Legacy of the Ottomans, Queen of the Desert, and giant turbans
Apr 18, 2023
43. The Birth of Saudi Arabia
Apr 11, 2023
42. The Fiery End of the Ottoman Empire
Apr 06, 2023
41. The Rise of Ataturk
Apr 04, 2023
40. Origins of the Israel-Palestine Conflict
Mar 28, 2023
39. Lawrence of Arabia and the Arab Revolt
Mar 21, 2023
38. Sykes-Picot: Carving up the Middle-East
Mar 14, 2023
37. The Armenian Genocide: Death Marches
Mar 09, 2023
36. The Armenian Genocide: Road to the Deportations
Mar 07, 2023
35. Gallipoli: Death at the Cliff Edge
Feb 28, 2023
34. The Sick Man of Europe
Feb 21, 2023
33. Lady Mary: Our Woman in Constantinople
Feb 14, 2023
32. The Greatest Ottoman Adventurer
Feb 07, 2023
31. Conquering the Night: The History of Coffee
Jan 31, 2023
30. Sultanas to Slaves: Voices from the Harem
Jan 24, 2023
29. The Tudors and the Turks
Jan 17, 2023
28. The Battle of Lepanto
Jan 12, 2023
27. The Siege of Cyprus
Jan 10, 2023
26. Suspicion and Sorrow in Suleiman's Court
Jan 03, 2023
25. Suleiman the Magnificent
Dec 27, 2022
24. The Fall of Constantinople
Dec 20, 2022
23. The First of the Ottomans
Dec 13, 2022
22. Byzantium and the Rise of the Turks
Dec 13, 2022
21. Series 2: The Ottoman Empire
Dec 13, 2022
20. Nationhood, the Indian constitution, and the railways
Dec 01, 2022
19. Federal India, indentured labour, and naked yogis
Nov 29, 2022
18. The Empire Implodes
Nov 22, 2022
17. Rishi Sunak's Ancestry: Indians in East Africa
Nov 15, 2022
16. Partition
Nov 08, 2022
15. The Last Viceroy of India
Nov 01, 2022
14. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Oct 25, 2022
13. The Patient Assassin
Oct 18, 2022
12. Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary
Oct 11, 2022
11. Queens and the Koh-i-Noor
Oct 06, 2022
10. Killing for the Koh-i-Noor
Oct 04, 2022
9. The Curse of the Koh-i-Noor
Sep 29, 2022
8. The Koh-i-Noor Diamond
Sep 27, 2022
7. Mahatma Gandhi
Sep 20, 2022
6. Queen Elizabeth II & Empire
Sep 13, 2022
5. The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
Sep 06, 2022
4. Between Two Massacres: 1857-1919
Aug 30, 2022
3. Mutiny, Uprising, and Rebellion
Aug 23, 2022
2. Company Rule in India
Aug 16, 2022
1. The East India Company
Aug 16, 2022
Trailer
Aug 12, 2022