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History Extra podcast

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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

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African history special

April 17th, 2014

Episode 160 of 296 episodes

This week's podcast focuses on African history. First up, Miranda Kaufmann visits a replica of Francis Drake's Golden Hind and there explains how Africans played an important role in the Tudor explorer's adventures in the 16th century. Meanwhile, Gus Casely-Hayford reveals the amazing historical achievements of the inhabitants of Timbuktu in Mali, in a talk that was given at our 2013 History Weekend festival in Malmesbury.

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