Short Histories

by Englishthroughhistory

Part of the world History section. How Countries developed and major historical events. Check out our youtube channel for other historical videos podcasts. https://www.youtube.com/@englishthroughhistory

Podcast episodes

  • Season 7

  • The British Empire: Dawn of a New age (part 1)

    The British Empire: Dawn of a New age (part 1)

    In Today's Episode, we will be examining the British Empire at the start of the era. What factors caused the Empire to Develop from a humble Island Nation to a Global Super Power? Part 1 of a 3 part series.

  • Golden Eyes & Iron Hands: The Strange History of Prosthetics

    Golden Eyes & Iron Hands: The Strange History of Prosthetics

    In today's episode Eric Flynn is back discussing the History of Prosthetics- a strange journey that takes us from Ancient Egypt to Modern times.

  • Enoch Powell: The Most Divisive Politician In The UK

    Enoch Powell: The Most Divisive Politician In The UK

    In Today's episode, we will examine British Politician: Enoch Powell. Simultananeously revered and reviled, this complex and engaging man shaped the discussion on Immigration in the UK for the last 50 years.

  • The Disturbing Mystery of the Flannan Isles Lighthouse

    The Disturbing Mystery of the Flannan Isles Lighthouse

    In Today's episode we will be talking about the strange event that took place in Scotland, at the turn of the 20th century. Still unexplained, the disappearance of 3 lighthouse keepers shook the small community. We will be looking at the men who vanished, to the evidence found, and some of the theories put forward.

  • Animation: The Greatest Japanese Export

    Animation: The Greatest Japanese Export

    In Today's episode, we will be talking about Japanese Animation. One of the most influential soft powers, Animation has thrust Japanese culture into the spotlight, and amassed an enormous Global following. We'll look at the origins of the distinct styles all the way to the perculiar nuances that fans love.