Sunday, 7 September 2014

The Arab Spring - A History. Episode 28 - Mossadeq Supreme

This week Mossadeq rises to the top of Iranian politics, and challenges both the Shah, Britain and America, which leads to his downfall in a 1953 coup. http://archive.org/download/TheArabSpring-AHistory.Episode28-MossadeqSupreme/Episode28.mp3

Sunday, 24 August 2014

The Arab Spring - A History. Episode 27 - The Rise of Mossadeq

This week we return to Iran to look at the build up to the Islamic revolution. We begin by looking at post-occupation Iran and the rise of Mossadeq. https://archive.org/download/TheArabSpring-AHistory.Episode27-TheRiseOfMossadeq/Episode27.mp3

Sunday, 17 August 2014

A History Of - Hannibal. Episode 66 - Looming Spectre

This week we look at the aftermath of the death of Marcellus, before moving on to 207 and the looming menace in the north of Italy that was Hasdrubal. https://archive.org/download/AHistoryOf-Hannibal.Episode66-LoomingSpectre/Episode66.mp3

Friday, 15 August 2014

Fantasy Football Time!

Hi all, it is that time of year again. Football (soccer for you Yanks) season is upon us! You know what this means? Of course, it is time for the second annual History Podcasting Fantasy Football Championship of the World! Should you wish to join in on the fun you can create an account at http://fantasy.premierleague.com, create your team, then click join league, private league, and enter 2361358-512044 for the league code. I had an awful season last time, but if you think you can beat my starting XI of Howard, Bruce, Chambers, Baines, Snodgrass, Henderson, Yaya Toure, Ramsey, Lamela, Jovetic and Sturridge then you know what to do!

(This also happens to be my 200th post on the website, how cool is that!)