Portrait of historian and broadcaster A J P Taylor reading a copy of his own book 'The Second World War', April 1975. (Photo by Jeremy Grayson/Radio Times/Getty Images)

History on the box

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From AJP Taylor’s monologues to Kenneth Clark’s CivilisationThe World at War, heritage programmes and the documentaries of Ken Burns, how has television projected the study of history and the role of historians?

In this podcast, Professor Jeremy Black talks to The Critic‘s political editor, Graham Stewart, about how television shapes our appreciation of the past – for better or worse.

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