History Extra podcast

Medieval manuscripts and the First World War

59:30 | Jun 8th, 2017

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Christopher de Hamel discusses his recent book Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts, which has just won the Wolfson History Prize. Meanwhile, we speak to Jonathan Ruffle, creator of the BBC Radio 4 drama series Tommies, about some of the fascinating ...Show More

epekilisOct 8th, 2017

As a book lover and especially an antiquarian book lover, this episode totally rocked. Features a new book and great ancient manuscripts by the librarian of a historic university library. Can’t wait til the book has been published in Canada!