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Wolfson History Prize

Rana Mitter is joined by the six authors shortlisted for the 2017 Wolfson History Prize and an audience at the British Academy for a discussion about the past into the present.

Rana Mitter is joined by the 6 shortlisted authors and an audience at the British Academy for a discussion about writing history. This is the first year that the Wolfson History Prize has announced a shortlist. The winner will be named on May 15th.

Daniel Beer, THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD: SIBERIAN EXILE UNDER THE TSARS

Chris Given-Wilson, HENRY IV

Christopher de Hamel, MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE MANUSCRIPTS

Sasha Handley, SLEEP IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND

Lyndal Roper, MARTIN LUTHER: RENEGADE AND PROPHET

Matthew Strickland, HENRY THE YOUNG KING, 1155-1183

Producer: Jacqueline Smith

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45 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest Daniel Beer
Interviewed Guest Chris Given-Wilson
Interviewed Guest Christopher de Hamel
Interviewed Guest Sasha Handley
Interviewed Guest Lyndal Roper
Interviewed Guest Matthew Strickland
Producer Jacqueline Smith

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