When did countries become countries? Misha Glenny on the borders, the stories and the people of countries worldwide.
The Birth of Bangladesh
29:01Bangladesh was born in 1971.
Scandinavia - the narcissism of small differences
29:38Ep3 Norway and fish, followed by oil
Scandinavia - The Viking Inheritance
33:00The Swedish Baltic Empire ... why it's not all Abba and social democracy with the Swedes
Scandinavia - The Bridge
35:56Ep 1 "Danes talk about Swedes all the time. Swedes don't talk about Danes so much."
Ireland - escalation!
16:37"The thing about the border - we've lived it. It doesn't feel like history to us."
Ireland - plantation and conflict
18:01Dr Joan Redmond talks to Misha Glenny about Ireland, England and the early seeds of war
Ireland - we used the word pagan as kids!
24:41Fintan O'Toole talks to Misha Glenny about Catholics, Protestants, and Top of the Pops
The Invention of Britain #4 - so many different little corners!
33:49Scotland, England, Ireland, Wales - why all these borders, and what do they mean?
The Invention of Britain #3
30:38Insecurity - from Dover to Dublin, presented by Misha Glenny and produced by Miles Warde
The Invention of Britain #2
31:11Anglocentrism .... or why Britons Never Will Be Slaves