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Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.

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The history of ideas discussed by Melvyn Bragg and guests including Philosophy, science, literature, religion and the influence these ideas have on us today.

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Discussion of religious movements and the theories and individuals behind them.

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From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.

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Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.

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Popular culture, poetry, music and visual arts and the roles they play in our society.

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This is the remarkable story of the English language; from its beginnings as a minor guttural Germanic dialect to its position today as a truly established global language....

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The Adventure of English is a British television series (ITV) on the history of the English language presented by Melvyn Bragg as well as a companion book, also written by Bragg. The series ran in 2003.

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From 2008: Gore Vidal in conversation with Melvyn Bragg. Filmed at the Royal Geographical Society.

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Melvyn Bragg looks at how English has evolved over 1,000 years, looking at the disappearance of old dialects like that of Cumbria, and how it has been enriched by foreign languages, from Latin, Old French, and then dozens more as conquest, trade and immigration played their part in recent centuries.

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