History Extra podcast

Sykes-Picot and a 17th-century polymath

55:37 | May 5th, 2016

On the centenary of the Sykes-Picot agreement, historian Catriona Pennell reflects on this secret 1916 Anglo-French agreement to divide up the Middle East. Meanwhile, we talk to Joe Moshenska, author of A Stain in the Blood, which describes the amazi...Show More