Samuel Hume

Pax Britannica

Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. 

Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history. After all, how peaceful was the 'British Peace'?

Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history. After all, how peaceful was the 'British Peace'?

Episodes: 50

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041 - Murder on the Saltwater Frontier

Duration: 30 min

040 - Providence Gained

Duration: 37 min

039 - City on a Hill

Duration: 31 min

038 - Personal Rule

Duration: 28 min

037 - The Graces

Duration: 30 min

036 - Root and Branch

Duration: 33 min

035 - The Sword of the Magistrate

Duration: 39 min

034 - War and Peace

Duration: 34 min

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