Backstabbers!: Homeschooling the Bolsheviks and the Rise of Stalin

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

James and Sam tackle the fascinating history of BACKSTABBERS! From the politics of Tudor England to the assassination of Julius Caesar by Brutus, Sam and James rampage around history of backstabbing before settling on the fascinating history of the Bolsheviks seizure of power in October 1917, the leadership of Lenin, his testament, the rise of Joseph Stalin and the assassination of Leon Trotsky.

More Podcasts

Episode 74: Pockets

18, 4, 2018 -   ‘Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket’.  (Lord .... Read More

Episode 12: The Smile

13, 12, 2016 - ‘Smile – verb; form one’s features into a pleased, kind, or amused expression, typically with .... Read More

Ladders!

8, 2, 2021 - In this latest episode, the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, climb the rungs of the past to reach .... Read More

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with Histories of the Unexpected