Mike Thomson examines documents revealing British brutality in Kenya in the 1950s.
The morality of empire - combative, provocative and engaging debate with Michael Buerk.
Emily Dicks visits St Petersburg to trace her grandfather's memories of 1917's revolutions
Writer Narguess Farzad explores the impact of the 1979 revolution in Iran.
Uncovering papers which accused the BBC of biased reporting of the Iranian revolution.
Ernie Rea and guests explore the impact of the Cultural Revolution on religion in China.
Ford warns Soviets on interfering in Portugese revolution.
Historic photographs are rare in China, but now the pictured past is being reclaimed.
Allan Little examines the pogroms that erupted a century ago during the Russian civil war.
Francine Stock explores how the First World War transformed the arts across Europe.
Historian Justin Champion explores the Russia of 1917 as a revolution in ideas.
Natalia Murray and Petrograd in 1918
Neil MacGregor nears the end of his world history - with a Russian revolutionary plate.
Shah of Iran loses power.
Shortage of consumer basics threatens stability of the Soviet economy.
Fergal Keane considers Britain's counter terror techniques in Kenya and Malaya.
In the mid-1960s, the young people of China were encouraged to turn on their elders.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Mexican Revolution of 1910.
David Loyn investigates how a lost record is helping Afghanistan address its painful past.
Isabel Hilton reports from China more than 100 years on from the fall of the last emperor.
Jim Muir investigates secret contacts between the Americans and Ayatollah Khomeini.
US goes it alone over respondng to Khomeini's takeover of Iran.
In February 1979, Iran was undergoing a revolution which would lead to an Islamic state.