Best historypodcast podcasts we could find (Updated October 2017)
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The British History Podcast
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The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
 
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The China History Podcast
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Laszlo Montgomery presents easy-to-digest stories, events and people from China’s most ancient times up to our present day.
 
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Irish History Podcast
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The Irish history podcast brings the listener on a journey through Irish history starting in the 9th century when high kings battled for control of Ireland. This podcast is not just dates but an enthralling journey deep into Irelands past looking at daily life when violence was common and life was short. If you’ve been puzzled how people survived before email, phones, cars or even proper roads the Irish history podcast is for you! The series tracks Irish history and archaeology trying to und ...
 
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Internet History Podcast
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A History of the Internet Era from Netscape to the iPad
 
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Islamic History Podcast
Monthly
 
My name is Abu Ibrahim Ismail and I'm an Islamic history nerd who goes deep into some of history's most entertaining and amazing stories as it relates to Islam and Muslims. You're going to hear Islamic history like you've never heard it before. From Prophet Noah to Queen Bilqis. From the Ottoman Empire to the Islamic Caliphate. If it's about Muslims and it happened in the past, Inshallah, you're going to get it here.
 
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Russian Rulers History Podcast
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First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin then take to recounting all aspects of Russian history.
 
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Ottoman History Podcast
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Podcast by Ottoman History Podcast
 
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The Maritime History Podcast
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The Maritime History Podcast is a chronological look at maritime history and its numerous facets. Beginning with ancient history, the podcast looks at trade, exploration, boat and ship-building, economics, and the relationship between the ocean and the development of society and culture throughout history. Learn more about the podcast at http://maritimehistorypodcast.com.
 
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American Military History Podcast
 
Join amateur military historian podcaster Justin Johnson as he covers the military history of America in the American Military History Podcast. Covering America’s Military History from the Revolutionary War through current day conflicts. New episodes release every Thursday. Subscribe on iTunes to stay up to date.
 
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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast
 
Follow your hosts on a trek into Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai and all points in between - culture, warfare, literature, and interviews. The Official Podcast of the Samurai Archives Japanese History page.
 
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Most Notorious! A True Crime History Podcast
 
Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals and tragedies throughout history.Hosted by historian, author, and all around ne'er-do-well, Erik Rivenes.
 
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Baseball History Podcast
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Join the Baseball History Podcast announcer as he explores this week in baseball history and a player biography.
 
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Climate History Podcast
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The Climate History Podcast features interviews with some of the most interesting people in climate change research, journalism, and policymaking. It is hosted by Dr. Dagomar Degroot, a professor of environmental history at Georgetown University. It is the official podcast of the Climate History Network and the popular website HistoricalClimatology.com.
 
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Virginia History Podcast
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The Virginia History Podcast is an attempt to share the Old Dominion's story in a chronological manner from the Colonial to Modern era.
 
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USAHEC Military History Podcast
Monthly
 
Military History Lectures and Events held at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, brought to you in podcast form. Our lecturers are scholars, soldiers, and authors who are speaking to a U.S. Army audience about military history and the history of war.
 
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Renaissance English History Podcast: A Show About the Tudors
 
Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info.
 
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The Civil War (1861-1865): A History Podcast
 
A history podcast in which we weave together a chronological narrative of the Civil War era. Visit us at www.civilwarpodcast.org
 
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The Pirate History Podcast
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A podcast about the Golden Age of Piracy in the Caribbean, the real men and women that threatened the trade and stability of the Old World empires, the forces that led them to piracy and the myths and stories they inspired.Famous names like Captain Henry Morgan, Henry Avery, Charles Vane, Mary Reed, Anne Bonny, Black Bart Roberts, Ned Low, and Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach will rub elbows with Queens, Kings, Popes, rebellious monks, Caribbean Natives, African Slaves and notorious governors like ...
 
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History Podcast
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HistoryPodcast is a show simply devoted to history. Anything and everything related to history will be covered. If you have a passion for history this is the podcast for you.
 
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The Dangerous History Podcast
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Learn the Past/Understand the Present/Prepare for the Future
 
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The British History Podcast
Weekly
 
The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
 
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The Weird History Podcast
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A podcast about offbeat, strange, and unknown history
 
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Colonial Williamsburg History Podcasts - Image Enhanced
 
American History Podcasts from Colonial Williamsburg
 
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Adventist History Podcast
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This is the story of the founding of the Seventh-day Adventist Church until 1915.
 
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Podcasts – Canadian Military History Podcast
 
Telling the stories of Canada's military veterans in their own words.
 
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The Journal of American History Podcast
 
The Journal of American History Podcast features interviews with our authors and conversations with authors whose books on American history have won awards. Episodes are in MP3 format and will be released in the month preceding each Journal of American History (February, May, August and November). Published quarterly by the Organization of American Historians, the Journal of American History is the leading scholarly publication in the field of U.S. history and is well known as the major reso ...
 
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Topics In Korean History Podcast
 
The Topics In Korean History Podcast is a tour through the rich, dramatic and often tragic history of the Korean Peninsula. No prior knowledge of Asian history is required, but a desire to learn more about the subject is a must!
 
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Black History Podcast
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The African diaspora is a rich tapestry weaving through the course of time, with not only a strong impact on the American society, but throughout the world. The “Black History” podcast ventures to each week introduce an innovative topic, influential person or present interesting aspects of history related to the African diaspora to those seeking knowledge and enlightenment.
 
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Offbeat Oregon History podcast
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A daily (5-day-a-week) podcast feed of true Oregon stories -- of heroes and rascals, of shipwrecks and lost gold. Stories of shanghaied sailors and Skid Road bordellos and pirates and robbers and unsolved mysteries. An exploding whale, a couple shockingly scary cults, a 19th-century serial killer, several very naughty ladies, a handful of solid-brass con artists and some of the dumbest bad guys in the history of the universe. From the archives of the Offbeat Oregon History syndicated newspap ...
 
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The Bulgarian History Podcast
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Podcast by Bulgarian History Podcast
 
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Military History Podcast
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Bringing you the strangest anecdotes, innovative technology, and most significant events of Military History.
 
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Irish history podcast
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Tellin' it like it was
 
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Art History Podcast
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LearnOutLoud.com presents the Art History Podcast. Each episode provides thoughtful analysis of the enduring artistic masterpieces that have become a hallmark of western culture. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned connoisseur, this podcast will give each piece in question the thought and appraisal it rightly demands.
 
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The DJ History Podcast
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A music and chat show presented weekly by Bill Brewster, featuring the best new electronic music and classics.
 
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The China History Podcast
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Laszlo Montgomery presents topics covering 5,000 years of Chinese history and culture.
 
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History Podcast Feed
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This podcast is closing. We really love having you listen to RN but we need to let you know that we’ll be closing our subject based podcasts (don’t worry—we aren’t cancelling any shows). To keep hearing stories and interviews from RN, search for your favourite shows in the ABC Radio App or subscribe in your preferred podcasting app. If you’re looking for something new to wrap your ears around, visit the RN website where there’s plenty for you to discover.
 
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Welsh History Podcast
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Welsh History Podcast tells the story of Wales from the early stone age to present day.
 
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The Scottish History Podcast
 
 
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The Christian History Podcast
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Not Theology. Not pro this or anti that. Just how world history intersects with Christian history.
 
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Cultivating Catuli - Chicago Cubs History Podcast
 
A weekly Chicago Cubs history podcast. Join Michael from The Awesome 80s Podcast and Corey and Kurt from Ivy Envy as they tell stories that you may or may not know about our beloved Cubs. This podcast is not affiliated or associated with the Chicago Cubs or Major League Baseball.
 
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Ottoman History Podcast
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Interviews with historians about the history of the Ottoman Empire and beyond
 
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Bristol History Podcast
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A podcast dedicated to exploring various aspects of Bristol's history.
 
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The Dangerous History Podcast
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Learn the Past/Understand the Present/Prepare for the Future
 
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The South African History Podcast
 
Mark Groenewald tells the story of the rich history of South Africa. From the first humans that walked the earth to the Portuguese sailors that rounded the Cape to the present day. Nelson Mandela played a pivotal role in the recent history of South Africa but the podcast unveils some of the hidden truths and secrets behind the stories that made the news. The podcast also delves into the characters behind the big names that ever so often gets mentioned in the history books.
 
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Norman Centuries | A Norman History Podcast by Lars Brownworth
 
Lars Brownworth, author of "Lost to the West" and creator of the "12 Byzantine Rulers" podcast presents "Norman Centuries", a podcast on the Normans. While popular Norman history focuses on the regions of France and England, Norman Centuries covers the lesser known Italian Normans as well. Visit us at http://NormanCenturies.com/
 
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Naval History Podcast
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A podcast devoted to naval and maritime history, strategy, and tactics. Brought to you by historian and author Buckner F. Melton, Jr.
 
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Internet History Podcast
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From Netscape To The iPad
 
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Hockey History Podcast
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Learn the history of the sport, from the earliest days of the sport when players played all ninety minutes, and the goaltender couldn't drop to his knees to make a save, to the modern day when we have players being paid millions to play 10 minutes a night. Hear the dark stories fawning biographies leave out. Experience Adam's frustration with the humour of the game, and with himself. It's worth it. The podcast usually publishes two episodes per week on Sunday.
 
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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast
 
Follow your hosts on a trek into Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai and all points in between - culture, warfare, literature, and interviews. The Official Podcast of the Samurai Archives Japanese History page.
 
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The Aztecs and human sacrifice have always intrigued me. What were they thinking?
 
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Sirens of Scream
 
We're halfway through October and loving every day of it, so what better time to talk about one of the best vampire stories ever to hit the comic book shelves? In this episode, we examine American Vampire Volumes 1 and 2, by Scott Snyder and Raphael Albuquerque, with stories by Stephen King in Volume 1. Just try to keep up. Recommendations: Gho ...…
 
Yeah, G’Day! What’s a lamington? Who invented it? How does one desiccate a coconut? The answers lie within this episode! Well, kind of… We tried our hardest to find the answers, but the lamington is very mysterious. Try not to drool whilst listening to this episode about one of Australia’s yummiest desserts! Stay tuned for another sighting of H ...…
 
Sometimes we don't realize where things actually originate. This episodes explores a couple of important things that traveled across continents during the Age of Exploration!
 
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Big news! Soonish is a founding member of Hub & Spoke, a Boston-centric collective of smart, idea-driven podcasts. Together with the art history podcast The Lonely Palette and the new philosophy-and-culture show Ministry of Ideas, we’re celebrating independent audio storytelling and the power of art, science, arguments, and ideas to change the ...…
 
Calling himself “J. Hawker,” David Heesh dynamited several high-voltage powerline towers, then threatened to keep it up unless ransom was delivered; the FBI busted him using a CB radio trick. (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1404b.beavercreek-bomber-targeted-BPA.html)
 
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Myopia: Defend Your Childhood - A Nostalgic Movies Podcast
 
Hey there friend, want to help out a guy? Well, here is the ticket! Rate and review us on iTunes!, Stitcher! or Podbean! Five stars helps a lot! And if you are a fan of history, we just wrapped on season one of check out my history podcast with Alex Cummings, Doomed to Repeat with an episode on Sanctuary Cities; available where ever you get you ...…
 
E335 | In this episode, we uncover histories of feminist writing and activism in the Modern Middle East, asking how women's textual production and activism changed over the twentieth century and looking at new directions in research on the history of women and feminism in the region. In the first half of the episode, Marilyn Booth introduces us ...…
 
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Fastpass to the Past: The Theme Park History Podcast
 
In this episode, Austin will be taking a deep dive into the history behind a relatively recent addition to the Disneyland and Disney World Resorts - Trader Sam's. Tune in to learn about the origin, design, and tiki inspiration behind one of Disney's most elaborate attractions - and it isn't even technically in a theme park! Links: The ART(ifact ...…
 
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Pop History Podcast
 
Whatever happened to Leonard Smith, the murderer of Lyman Bostock? Who was the first official "One Hit Wonder" of the 80s? Could you afford one of those fancy new Sony Soundabouts? All these questions and more can be asked after listening to the latest episode of Pop History Podcast! Host and producer: Jay Jackson Theme music by Jason Parkhurst ...…
 
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Humdaddy History - General history for all ages
 
In this episode of the Humdaddy History podcast, we will dive in to another one of the causes of the U.S. Civil War. The Missouri Compromise is one of the first major actions of Congress aimed at dealing with the issue of slavery in America. Even though compromise was reached, the U.S. showed yet again that power and unity between states was a ...…
 
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Myopia: Defend Your Childhood - A Nostalgic Movies Podcast
 
First this! Rate and review us on iTunes!, Stitcher! or Podbean! Five stars helps a lot! And if you are a fan of history, we just wrapped on season one of check out my history podcast with Alex Cummings, Doomed to Repeat with an episode on Sanctuary Cities; available where ever you get your podcasts! Finally, if you want to see me in person, yo ...…
 
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RETold a history podcast...kinda
 
Catherine grew up in crazy times! Somehow she ended up being a loving family oriented woman with an amazing amount of patience for her husbands bad behavior. In this episode I explore her early life, marriage and widowhood.
 
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The Eephus - A Baseball History Podcast
 
"It's just a prank bro" Greg Maddux, probably@BeerCityMedia@EephusPodcast
 
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The Jimmy B & TC Show
 
Jim & Trent get ready for the Twins/Yankees wild card game, Trent is giddy with excitement, then a look at the Cyclones with Alex Halsted from CycloneAlert.com and MLB talk with Mike Bates from SB Nation and the "This Week in Baseball History" Podcast.
 
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USAHEC Military History Podcast
 
3 August 2017 - Mr. James M. Scott The shocking Japanese attack on U.S. forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii resulted in the devastating loss of more than two thousand Soldiers and citizens. Even as Americans reeled from the blow, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his military advisors were already planning a retaliatory counter-attack on Japan. In ...…
 
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Horrific History Podcast
 
Have you ever had the experience of waking up but being unable to move? Did you feel the sensation of “the intruder” in your room restraining you? At least 40% of the population has had this experience and people from different times and places have had different explanations for it. Eric Slyter and Curtis Bender, […]…
 
IBM 1889 – The Bundy Manufacturing Co., a maker of time recording equipment, is incorporated in Binghamton, N.Y. Willard L. Bundy created a new type of timeclock for business. Bundy Manufacturing Co. Bundy was acquired by the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company, Inc. (C-T-R) in 1911. Thirteen years later, the name would change one more time ...…
 
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Pop History Podcast
 
Will songs like "Beth" bring Peter Criss' solo success to eclipse that of Kiss? Did Paul McCartney suffer some hearing damage? Was this show inspired from a real live show that aired back in May 1980? All of these questions and more could be asked after listening to this, the latest episode of Pop History Podcast! Like on Facebook. Follow on In ...…
 
Albert Einstein’s paper containing E = mc2 is published on this episode of This Day In History! On this episode of This Day In History, Tony and Armand tell us about Einstein’s paper, Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?, which contained the famous E = mc2 equation. In 1905, Einstein forever changed physics and and how the ...…
 
Episode Notes After Solomon, the wheels fall off the wagon. There's a bitter breakup, Assyria shows up, and then babylon comes a calling. But we find a culutre capable of surviving terrible traumas when other socieites disappeared.
 
Episode Notes Little episode. We invent the concept of one super duper God and then explain why bad things happen to good people. While we are at it - we explain the nature of the universe, kill almost everything on Earth, and meet God in the Whirlwind for one last conversation.
 
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Great Big History Podcast
 
Episode Notes Settling down in the land of milk and honey brought advantages and disadvantages. We discuss early Hebrew culture and the effects of geography on a kingdom stuck between Egypt and Babylon.
 
FTC 1914 – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is formed to regulate business in the US. President Wilson issued this to “Trust bust”. The FTC is controlled by a 5 member panel that serve in 7 year terms. They govern all fair trade practices. Companies like Microsoft and IBM have been under the microscope with the FTC and the FCC. This Day in Te ...…
 
This is a rather special episode for us. We were invited to do a guest episode by lovely David Crowther for his most magnificent History of England podcast. If you do not already subscribe to it, I urge you to do so - it is wonderful.
 
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Great Big History Podcast
 
Episode Notes The New Kingdom rose from the trauma of the Middle Kingdom. It needed a hero and got one. It needed an army and built one. It even got a Ramsses II - Shelley's Ozymandias and blessed us with the awesomest statues ever made. And then sea barbarians with giant axes smashed it on theri way to somewhere else.…
 
Episode Notes The Middle Kingdom was born and died in blood and fire. It aimed for stability and told wonderful tales until the wrong people heard them and got the wrong impression. Shhh! Loose lips sink kingdoms.
 
Episode Notes The Egyptian Old Kingdom created the first nation state and then built the largest structures people would build for 4000 years and then it all faded away like sand cast on an ocean breeze.
 
Episode Notes Ancient Egypt was made by geography. A river in the middle of the desert which flooded in a nice predicatable way which made Egypt the richest country in the world.
 
Episode Notes The Persians built the largest armies in the western world until the age of Napoleon. How did they do it? and what did they look like? Here we discuss the invention of imperial armies where diversity was a bonus and a negative.
 
Episode Notes The Persians created an empire housing one-quarter of the ancient world's population - linking Europe to India. Founded by Cyrus the Great - a Conqueror, a King, a Messiah.
 
Episode Notes The End of the world is here! Around 1000 BCE every civilization on earth died in blood and fire. The recovery was led by the Assyrians and their reign of terror. The Assyrian Empire answers the question "What if the Nazis won WW2?"
 
E334 | Along with new maritime networks, information stiched together the empires of the early modern period. One component of the growing networks of information in the increasingly connected space of the Mediterranean world was espionage. As we learn in our latest conversation with Emrah Safa Gürkan about his new book Sultanın Casusları (Spie ...…
 
Oregon played a vital role in America's answer to Pearl Harbor — the daring daylight airstrike on Tokyo and other Japanese cities that provided a much-needed morale boost during the dark days of 1942. (For text and pictures, see https://offbeatoregon.com/1504c.part1-doolittles-pendleton-raiders.335.html)…
 
Did the Native Americans and explorers experience weather disasters? Listen to find out!
 
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let's look at the sad short life of Lady Amy Dudley. Married at just before she turned 18 and dead before 30. At least we got a murder mystery and a really good brother!
 
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Pop History Podcast
 
Khomeini got khocrazy? The new guy in The Eagles scores a hit. and we celebrate Homer Simpson's favorite tv shows when we look at April 1980! Host and producer: Jay Jackson Theme music by Jason Parkhurst. All other music used herein is the property of their respective songwriters, publishers, and recording companies, and are used within this po ...…
 
How does one go from heavy metal radio show host to history podcaster? Every day Joe DeCristoforo writes, records and edits Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson podcast, with 5 minutes every day of what happened on this date in U.S. History. He shares with us how and why he does it, coming from a tool shed near you.…
 
“Picking a path, even if it’s not the right path, will get you closer to finding the path that will work for you.” “The Power of Myth” is a series of interviews conducted over two years between Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers, originally meant for television, but eventually repackaged into this book covering Campbell’s lifetime of research on t ...…
 
Episode Notes Babylon was New York crossed with Las Vegas. There was nothing else like it. Mesopotamian peoples were simultanously attracted and repulsed by its huge size, fast pace, cutting edge technologies and decadent pleasures. Music by Dexter Britain ("The War in my Head" & "Together in the Empty") and Krackatoa ("Opus Delorean")…
 
Episode Notes Government was the solution. For early settled people government kept them from being killed by nomads, other settled people and each other. It figured out how to build walls, make laws, and solve the Problem of the Commons. Music by Dexter Britain ("The War in my Head" & "Together in the Empty") and Krackatoa ("Opus Delorean")…
 
Episode Notes Settled peoples face a lot of problems. Who is going to protect them from floods, hurricanes and drought? That's right, a group of super-humans living up on a mountain who are noble, selfish, honorable, disloyal and drunk - a lot. It is "Lets Make a Deal" and the deal is three goats for not dying. Let's see how it turns out.…
 
Episode Notes Time to settle down edition. Tired of walking from place to place looking for food? What if, we could find a nice place in the 'Burbs, with a little bit of space, and just a hint of approaching disaster? Let's do it! History will never be the same. Men go to work, women lose their rights, but everyone starves just a little bit les ...…
 
Episode Notes For More than 100,000 years people moved from place to place to find food. In this episode we start with the original human condition. We will discuss war, government, law, communal living and feminism - neolithic style - with a few season 1 Game of Thrones references dropped in.
 
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Great Big History Podcast
 
Episode Notes The First Episode. AN Introduction to Why We Study History and why it is not just Names and Dates!
 
E333 | Pirates are usually imagined as outlaws. But as the history of the early modern Mediterranean demonstrates, the line between illegal raiding and legitimate maritime violence was blurry, easily crossed, and often a moving target. In this episode, we talk to Joshua White about his book Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean. We consid ...…
 
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Pop History Podcast
 
Thank you for tuning in to another installment of Pop History Podcast! Host and producer: Jay Jackson Theme music by Jason Parkhurst. All other music used herein is the property of their respective songwriters, publishers, and recording companies, and are used within this podcast for historical educational purposes. Support us on Facebook, Inst ...…
 
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RETold a history podcast...kinda
 
Let's talk about Mary, Queen of Scott's. The whole point of this episode is to get everybody caught up on the basic when, where and how so that we can start our deep dive into all the media surrounding Mary. If you have questions or comments please find me on twitter at the_beccaeller or by using #REToldpod…
 
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