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How to Invent a Country

BBC Radio 4

When did countries become countries? Misha Glenny on the borders, the stories and the people of countries worldwide.


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Latest Episodes

Ep 4 - The Invention of Russia, presented by Misha Glenny and produced by Miles Warde

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Ep 2 - The Invention of Russia and the expansion east to Siberia, west into Ukraine

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Ep 1 The Invention of Russia ... told from a time when it was still very small

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4.7 out of 5 stars from 391 ratings
  • I feel covid had real stand down from sharing history.

    Diana Hunt
    10 months ago
  • Just wow!

    Brilliantly entertaining, full of remarkable history and so very thought provoking. Top notch!

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    United Kingdoma year ago
  • Don’t you dare stop!

    Seriously addictive…

    Apple Podcasts
    Tom beer
    United Kingdoma year ago
  • Essential listening.

    In order to know where we are going we have to know where we came from. An essential series for inquisitive minds and citizens of the world. Misha Glenny is also a great host. A brilliant historian and journalist who doesn’t take things too seriously.

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    United States2 years ago
  • Mildly interesting, absurdly anglocentric and overwhelmingly negative portrait of history.

    Sufficient enough background noise. A few interesting bits. Riddled with historical inaccuracies (it’s the 3/5 compromise not 2/3 compromise. Georgia was the 13th colony. I’m sure there are others I missed. I mean come on people this would have taken a Google to correct?) inserts England into every story and gives them undue importance perhaps to nurse the wounded imperial egos of the denizens of that now 3rd rate power. Sure they were important but they were not the masterminds of all global co... more

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    United States2 years ago

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