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Why was the Black Death the deadliest event in history?

Prof. Mark Bailey

There have been nearly 6m victims of Covid-19, but even this enormous death toll represents just a fraction of those lost to the Bubonic Plague in the Middle Ages. What do you need to know about the most fatal event in human history?

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Intro to Catherine de Medici: Why do we love to hate a woman in power?

Dr. Leah Redmond Chang

History's leading ladies often come with a bad reputation. What can the Black Queen teach us about the misunderstood women of the past?

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How was China born?

Bill Hayton

China appears to us as timeless and permanent, homogenous and unified - but how true is this? How did modern day China emerge?

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