Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the medieval writer and mystic Hildegard of Bingen.
3/5 Christopher Clark on Germany's blank cheque to Austria-Hungary for war against Serbia.
2/5 Christopher Clark explores how Vienna reacted to the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.
Helen Castor and Tom Holland return with the latest research that's Making History.
1/5 Christopher Clark on the impact of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo.
3/3 Lord West concludes his history by examining the period since the end of Empire.
Lord West tells the story of the Royal Navy since the end of the Cold War.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the philosophy of solitude.
Lord West on the Royal Navy in the Falklands War, in which his own ship was sunk.
How Britain and Navy came to focus on the North Atlantic in the late Cold War.
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