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History & The Arts
How has British national identity changed over the last forty years?
Does the Bengal Famine shape the way Indians view the British?
TV, Radio & Events
Why did Bengal starve during the Second World War? Michael Portillo investigates for the BBC/OU series The Things We Forgot to Remember
Ray has a tin of uranium, Cath has a tin of documents and old photographs. The History detectives take the lid off both to reveal fascinating stories from the past.
"Are people who live on islands different in some significant way from those who inhabit the 'mainland'?" asks Nigel Clark
In this edition of The Things We Forgot To Remember, Michael Portillo discovered that The Battle of Britain wasn't the only significant turning point in the Second World War.
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