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Histories of the Unexpected

A daily Society, Culture and History podcast featuring James Daybell and Sam Willis
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Histories of the Unexpected explores the past in ways that you never dreamt possible. Surely there’s nothing unexpected about the past? About History? Aha, well Histories of the Unexpected adopts a new approach to exploring our past. Gone is the traditional linear plotting of battles, monarchs and political movements. Histories of the Unexpected argues that everything has a history, even the most unexpected of subjects. Like SLIME. Or COURAGE. or APPLAUSE.... Presented by Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell.

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Reminds me of the great old series (pre HTML) Connections by James Burke
I got my first shot of the vaccine yesterday so was feeling a little under the weather and needed something to listen to as my day slowly passed. Enter the perfect show - Histories of the Unexpected by Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell.
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