BBC World Histories – Issue 6


Have nuclear weapons brought peace? In issue 6 of BBC World Histories, historians debate why there hasn’t yet been a Third World War.

The big question: Are revolutions doomed to failure? Six experts debate whether uprisings have ever achieved their aims. There’s a brief history of homosexuality where Brian Lewis explores diverse examples of same-sex relations through history and America’s Vietnam shock: the surprise attack that stunned the United States.

PLUS North Korea’s obsession with the bomb, Queen Victoria’s Indian Confidant, did Christianity destroy the classical world? and much more!

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