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High Quality History Podcasts

A curated podcast list by

Creation Date August 14th, 2018
Updated Date Updated May 3rd, 2022
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This is a collection of historical podcasts that I have either personally found to maintain a high standard of accuracy, entertainment, and presentation, or have it on good authority that they do so. If your favourite show is not on this list, it doesn't necessarily mean that it hasn't made the cut. There are a lot of worthwhile shows out there that I haven't listened to yet. Suggestions are welcome!
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  2. A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???
  3. New episodes come out Thursdays for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers.Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine wh
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  4. A podcast covering the build up to, breakout of and consequences of various conflicts in history. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
  5. This is a historical show examining the momentous events and interesting people of the second decade of the 19th century, the 1810s. From Jefferson to Napoleon, from Iceland to Antarctica, historian Sean Munger will give you a tour of the decad
  6. Stuff What You Tell Me! is a podcast telling stories of rebellion and resistance in history, art and culture. Created by two contrary Australians living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we explore the wider role of rebellion in history, by delvin
  7. 80 Days is a podcast dedicated to exploring little-known countries, territories settlements and cities around the world. We're part history podcast, part geography podcast and part ramble. Each episode, we'll land in a new locale and spend some
  8. History of the Great War is a weekly podcast that will cover the First World War that occurred from 1914 and 1918. Every week we will be discussing the events that occurred exactly 100 years ago.
  9. A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.
  10. The Why Is That Podcast is a podcast that explores the origins of today's common occurrences from word etymology to holiday traditions and everywhere in between. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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