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Explaining History

A Society, Culture and History podcast
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Twenty five minutes of 20th Century History for students and enthusiasts.


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Family Life in Stalinist Russia 1928-41
During the 1930s, the pressures on families in the USSR was immense. Men, women and children faced extreme economic hardship and political uncertainty, which in some cases had the effect of making families more cohesive and intimate, and in others tore families apart. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Britain's Class System in the 1930s
During the 1930s, social class in Great Britain was experiencing a gradual transition away from the dominance that the landed aristocracy had enjoyed during the 19th Century. Instead, a new bourgeoisie was emerging, divided between an upper and lower middle class with different expectations and experiences, but similar political loyalties. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Nazi Propaganda and Radio Broadcasting
Even before 1933, the Nazis were aware that radio offered then unprecedented opportunities to shape public thought. However, the use of radio did not quite have the power to create the type of existential and cultural revolution that Goebbels and Hitler had envisaged. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Dec 1st, 2012
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Nov 11th, 2019
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