Misha on flashpoints and fragmentation in the Spanish monarchy's territorial possessions.
Misha Glenny presents a history of Spain.
Misha Glenny begins his history with the French invasion of 1494.
Misha explores Italian unification, beginning with Napoleon's call to the peoples of Italy
Misha Glenny explores the ambitious targets of Italian warmongers in the First World War.
Episode 1: The Portuguese
Misha Glenny presents a history of Brazil from 1500 to the end of the Second World War.
Episode 2: The British
Misha Glenny on how, in 1808, the entire Portuguese court moved across the Atlantic.
Getulio Vargas and the USA
Misha Glenny explores the life of Getulio Vargas, the man who changed Brazil.
Joan of Arc
Misha Glenny explores a crucial period in France's history.
Misha Glenny explores the impact of the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror.
Le Petit Napoleon and the Franco-Prussian War
Misha Glenny explores the crucial events of 1870 and the Franco-Prussian war.
'It'll never work!'
The USA is an invention. So how do you build the most powerful country in the world?
The Melting Pot
Misha Glenny explores a pivot of western history, the Netherlands.
The Golden Age
Misha Glenny on the astonishing golden age of the Netherlands.
Misha Glenny ends his travels in the Netherlands in Brussels, home of the EU.
Like Quicksand for the Uninitiated
A four-part history of us - our borders, our peoples, the stories we tell ourselves.
Anglocentrism... or why Britons Never Will Be Slaves
Misha Glenny on the role of England in the Invention of Britain
Insecurity... from Dover to Dublin and beyond
A four-part history of us - our borders, our peoples and the stories we tell ourselves.
So Many Different Little Corners
Who are the Scots, the Irish, the English and the Welsh? What do these words even mean?
Tom Robinson examines the legacy of the Stonewall protests for the gay community.
Training to save the treasures of Iraq
Eight female archaeologists from Mosul travel to London to train with the British Museum
Pete Wilson explores the characters and communities that make Gloucestershire great.
The fat acceptance movement
The National Association to Aid Fat Americans, NAAFA, held its first meeting in June 1969
Soldiers in WW1 experienced a sonic onslaught. Prof Hendy considers life under bombardment