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Melvyn Bragg and guests investigate the history of ideas. Thursday 9.00-9.45am, repeated 9.30pm.
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The Glencoe Massacre - "Murder Under Trust"
The Frankfurt School - why no Revolution?
A special four part series on the Royal Society
Mary Wollstonecraft - the Vindicator of the Rights of Woman
The Samurai - from civil warriors to civil servants
Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans - maths and mysticism
The Silk Road - from Dunhuang to Samarkand
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - James Joyce's early masterpiece
Sparta - the anti-Athens
The Discovery of Radiation - from radio waves to gamma rays
The Siege of Münster - Apocalypse 1535
Schopenhauer - the tyranny of the Will
The Geological Formation of Britain - our long journey north
The Death of Elizabeth I - plots, plague and politics
The Dreyfus Affair - the scandal that tore France apart
Akhenaten - history's first individual
Leibniz vs Newton - who first calculated the calculus?
St Thomas Aquinas - his profound influence on Western faith and philosophy
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In Our Time: A companion to the
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The In Our Time Companion, edited by Melvyn Bragg,
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