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The History Today Podcast: April 25th

In this edition: Tom Holland discusses his research into the early years of Islam.

The podcast goes bi-weekly from this episode, which features an interview with Tom Holland, author of Where Mystery Meets History, the cover story in the May issue of History Today, and the book In The Shadow of the Sword: The Battle for Global Empire and the End of the Ancient World.

In conversation with History Today editor Paul Lay, Tom discusses his research into the early years of Islam, and the reaction to the book.

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