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History's Most is a podcast that delves into interesting, under-reported and controversial topics in history and applies superlatives to them. We deep dive headfirst into a variety of topics, from history's most guilty man, to the most disastrous voyage, to complicated wars and confusing politicians.

 

Oct 5, 2020

In this special, anniversary episode of History's Most, we are joined by author, historian, and Hispanist, Sir Paul Preston to discuss the political history of Spain, particularly the corruption and political incompetence that plagued Spanish politics during the late 19th century, and throughout the 20th century. From...


Sep 22, 2020

In this episode, we are joined by Hispanist Séan Scullion to discuss the fascinating story of Spaniards who fought in the British Army during World War II. Following the Spanish Civil War, many Republicans fled Spain and began serving in the French military. Following the fall of France, those same Republicans ended up...


Sep 7, 2020

In today's episode, we are joined by author of the book Unlikely Warriors, and research fellow at the London School of Economics, Richard Baxell, to discuss the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War. From how the Brigades were formed, to why and how people flocked to Spain, the battles they fought, and the...


Aug 24, 2020

In today's episode, we are joined by Dr. Guy Perry to discuss the unique story of John of Brienne. From being a nobleman in France, to becoming the King of Jerusalem, leading a Crusade, to eventually becoming the Emperor of Constantinople, John of Brienne's life was full of surprises, and he can definitely lay claim to...


Aug 18, 2020

We'd like to invite History's Most listeners to the virtual launch of Alex's new book, Fighting for Spain! To sign up, send an email to fightingforspain@gmail.com to book your place for free.

Thursday, 27th of August at 7:30 PM BST