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History of the Germans
History of the Germans does for Holy Roman Emperors who followed Charlemagne what Thugs and Miracles did for the Frankish kings who preceded him. Indeed, in style as well as substance, quality of production and pace of presentation, the two podcasts fit dovetail perfectly
Born and raised in Germany, the host of the podcast, Dirk Hoffmann-Becking, has been living in the United Kingdom for twenty years. He thus speaks English well, with just enough of a German accent to keep things interesting.
History of the Germans is an ambitious project that, when completed, will cover the events of a millennium. The host, however, is in no hurry to get to the end of the story. Thus, listeners who prefer a deep dive to a shallow skim will find much to like in every episode. (To put things another way, History of the Germans bears a strong resemblance to such “soup-to-nuts” programs as History of Byzantium, A History of Italy, and The History of France Podcast.)
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