Resources

Short Films: World History

  • Witness (BBC World Service): Short oral histories from the BBC’s enormous audiovisual archives. Available in streaming videos or as an audio podcast.

Podcasts: World History

  • In Our Time (BBC Radio Four): In each hour-long episode, Melvyn Bragg interviews a small panel of distinguished academics about a single topic. There have been about 800 episodes so far, from the Abbasid caliphs to the Zulu nation. Surprisingly entertaining and pithy.
  • Witness (BBC World Service): Short oral histories from the BBC’s enormous audiovisual archives. Available in streaming videos or as an audio podcast.

Podcasts: U.S. History