Jamie's enthusiasm and his respect for us, his listeners, is what makes the podcast so good. He respects our intelligence and skepticism, but also his craft, and so he knows when it's necessary to explain the difficulties of studying history, and when he needs to talk about what he feels about the sources he's using. This mature attitude towards his sources and towards complexity has been one of the most interesting parts for me, and Jamie's such a fun presenter that you barely notice that you're learning a great deal.

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