The elephant riding, tiger hunting Princes of India disappeared after Partition in 1947 when the new states of India and Pakistan came into being. Were they just remnants of the feudal system, or progressive leaders, and what was their relationship with the British? Our latest podcast … [ Bbc.in Link ]
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The Indian Princely States disappeared after the Partition of India in 1947: was it a good thing they came to an end? [ Bbc.in Link ]
The Indian Princely States disappeared after the Partition of India in 1947

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How confederation- the creation of modern Canada in 1867- is still relevant today. [ Bbc.in Link ]
How confederation the creation of modern Canada in 1867 is still relevant today

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What’s the right way to bring up your child? Find out how our ideas about parenting changed over the centuries in the latest Forum podcast [ Bbc.in Link ].
Whats the right way to bring up your child Find out how

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Is school good or bad for you? Why the introduction of universal primary schooling wasn’t always driven by the best possible motives [ Bbc.in Link ]
Is school good or bad for you Why the introduction of universal

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Children will be children? The Forum explores how our ideas about childhood changed through the ages and across the world [ Bbc.in Link ]
Children will be children The Forum explores how our ideas about childhood

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How did a Victorian writer’s student days inspire the creation of famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes? The Forum’s guests discuss the life of Arthur Conan Doyle [ Bbc.in Link ]
How did a Victorian writers student days inspire the creation of famous

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What would happen today if all the clocks stopped? Most of our expert guests think the world would cease to function but one thinks we may usefully rediscover ancient methods of time keeping using the sun, moon and stars. [ Bbc.in Link ]
What would happen today if all the clocks stopped Most of our

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Why do clocks go clockwise? Not all of them do. The clock in Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy, travels anti-clockwise. It’s merely convention that clockwise is globally accepted. [ Bbc.in Link ]
Why do clocks go clockwise Not all of them do The clock

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Are we slaves to time? Our expert guests think we are, and the poorer for it. [ Bbc.in Link ]
Are we slaves to time Our expert guests think we are and the poorer for it

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Love chocolate? Then listen to the rich history of the cacao fruit, the source of modern confectionery, in our latest podcast [ Bbc.in Link ]. In Latin America, empires fought battles for the control of the best trees, traders used cacao beans instead of money and on ships bound for Europe cacao was kept in safes alongside precious jewels. Plus the secrets of why for the last four centuries...
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Choc and cheese: why Colombians love dunking cheese in a special kind of hot chocolate and what you need to make it. Recipe by celebrated chef Maricel Presilla. [ Bbc.in Link ]
Choc and cheese why Colombians love dunking cheese in a special kind

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Susie Greenwood
Hot chocolate to the rescue: in the Aztec empire cacao was so highly prized that captives able to make delicious cacao drinks would sometimes be spared from being sacrificed. [ Bbc.in Link ]
Hot chocolate to the rescue in the Aztec empire cacao was so

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Winston Maraj
Find out how bubble tea represents the diversity of Taiwan [ Bbc.in Link ]
Find out how bubble tea represents the diversity of Taiwan

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If someone asks you how tall you are, what do you say? You may be surprised to learn that the key element of your answer is a 200-year old platinum metre stick kept in the French national archives. To find out how it got there and why it was made in the first place, listen to the story of the Metre in our latest podcast
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Metric failure: will the USA ever fully embrace the metre as a basic length unit? [ Bbc.in Link ]
Metric failure: will the USA ever fully embrace the metre as a basic length unit

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How did we know what exact length to make the first prototype of the metre? Quentin Cooper and guests follow the far-from-straight story of the metre [ Bbc.in Link ]
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