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1/3 The changing meaning of friendship over the centuries: a timely history by Dr Thomas Dixon
The 18th-century origins of a famous question about men, women and friendship.
The impact of expanding commerce and politics on friendship in the 18th century.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores Biblical contradictions on friendship.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores the elite ideal of friendship.
Dr Thomas Dixon compares social networks in the 16th century with those of today.
Shahidha Bari goes in search of the biggest poetry competition in the Middle East.
On March 20 1974, Princess Anne escaped a kidnap attempt close to Buckingham Palace.
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