3/10 Sir David Cannadine explores Winston Churchill's first career as a journalist.
Only humans know they will die. Catharine Edwards on the Stoic philosopher Seneca.
27/30 The Victorians contrived increasingly ingenious ways to domesticate nature.
2/10 Historian Sir David Cannadine enjoys Winston Churchill's prodigious appetite for food.
Simon Schaffer on botanist Carl Linnaeus, who first classified humans among the apes.
26/30 Amanda Vickery assesses 19th-century learning at home through both mother and child.
1/10 Churchill was a keen bricklayer, but did he have anything in common with the working man?
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss what makes us human.
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25/30 How people lower down the social scale responded to the idea of taste.
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