132. Writing

In this episode we discuss writing, with the dual focuses of writing as a technology and writing as the basis of the discipline of history. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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131. The Negro Leagues

In this episode we discuss the various professional baseball leagues created by and for Black players during the Jim Crow era. Paul McGeown returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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130. Spartacus

In this episode we discuss the Third Servile War. Kevin Miller returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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129. Fascism Q&A

In this episode we answer listener questions about fascism as a wrap-up to the extended series. Phil Downey and Ethan Bleskie join as guests. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, Rafael Rodriguez, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: http://paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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Notes: Episode 128, Fascism (Part 3)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information. 6:31 – Wilhlem II was indeed exiled in the Netherlands for the rest of his life, which lasted until June 4, 1941 – not quite as long as I thought, but longer than I suspect many realize. I also mentioned that Wilhelm didn’t like Hitler, and while […]

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128. Fascism (Part 3)

In this episode we discuss the effect the Great Depression had on advancing fascism in Italy and Germany. We also discuss the rapid changes that fascism made to these countries when in power, and how the ideology accelerated Europe into the Second World War. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. This episode is part nine in our extended series on fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, and more […]

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Notes: Episode 127, Fascism (Part 2)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information. 9:05 – Frankenstein published in 1818 – too early to be fin de siecle proper – but themes resonated with thinkers at the time. The story was held up as a warning against science and modernity gone too far without any consideration of potential consequences (which I […]

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127. Fascism (Part 2)

In this episode we discuss some of the intellectual precursors to fascism, as well as the first decade of the Italian fascist movement and several failed attempts at instituting fascism elsewhere. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. This episode is part eight in our extended series on fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit […]

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Notes: Episode 126, Fascism (Part 1)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information. 13:41 – This 125 year period is often known in history (and other disciplines) as the long 19th century – the idea being that the events that take place are thematically related in meaningful ways. This framing views the First World War as something of a long-term […]

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