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199C0119990712Jonathan Freedland begins a history series reporting from the sites of the Rebecca Riots in rural Wales.
Why did tenant farmers in the 1830s blacken their faces and dress as women? / Jonathan Freedland begins a history series reporting from the sites of the Rebecca Riots in rural Wales.
Why did tenant farmers blacken their faces and dress as women?
199C0219990719Jonathan Freedland reports from Nottingham as he explores aspects of the Victorian man through the life and body of prizefighter Bendigo Thompson.
199C0319990726Jonathan Freedland reports on the sex scandals that rocked the Westminster election campaign of 1784.
199C0419990802Everyone knows who won the battle of Waterloo, but who paid for it? Jonathan Freedland explores the story of how the war was financed.
199C0519990809In the last of the series, Jonathan Freedland gathers a team of historians to explore events both epic and personal.

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