History Extra podcast

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

Categories: Education

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Martha S Jones discusses her Cundill History Prize-shortlisted book Vanguard, which charts African-American women’s long and determined fight for the vote. She speaks to Ellie Cawthorne about how the battle for suffrage connected to other issues and a wider struggle for political power. (Ad) Martha S Jones is the author of Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All (Basic Books, 2020). Buy it now from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Vanguard-Black-Barriers-Insisted-Equality/dp/1541618610/?tag=bbchistory045-21&ascsubtag=historyextra-social-viewingguide  


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Previous episodes

  • 1168 - African-American women’s battle for the vote 
    Wed, 20 Oct 2021
  • 1167 - Asia’s anti-imperial revolutionaries 
    Tue, 19 Oct 2021
  • 1166 - A family history of France 
    Mon, 18 Oct 2021
  • 1165 - Apartheid: everything you wanted to know 
    Sun, 17 Oct 2021
  • 1164 - Berbice: a slave rebellion that nearly succeeded 
    Sat, 16 Oct 2021
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