Modern History

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startedSep 1957
ended2nd Jul 1963
6 school years
duration20 mins
subject 🏛️History
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English
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Modern History is a BBC schools radio series from the 1950s and 1960s, covering history for secondary school pupils.

  • Covering modern history from 1688 onwards
  • a two-year course beginning with the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries during the first year, and Twentieth Century during the second year
  • replaced by The Modern World (combining Modern History and Current Affairs)


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