142. The Naval Arms Race

In this episode we discuss the Royal Navy of the 19th century as it transitioned from the age of sail to a relatively modern naval force. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, 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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141. The Kingdom Of Hawaii

In this episode we discuss the Hawaiian islands from their settlement and unification until their annexation by the United States. Seraph Downey returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, 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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140. Audio Recording

In this episode we discuss the technology and culture of recording sound. Paul McGeown returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, 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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Notes: Episode 139, History Myths

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. 50:44 – I mention that Newton got the phrase “if I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants” (a reference to his work being cumulative in nature) from elsewhere. The phrase has been around since at least the 12th century, when it […]

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139. History Myths

In this episode we address a few different myths about history and why they’ve become so common. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, 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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138. Tipu Sultan

In this episode we discuss the resistance of the Kingdom of Mysore to the expansion of the East India Company in the 18th century. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, 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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137. The Sengoku Period

In this episode we discuss the Sengoku (warring states) period of Japan, beginning with its origins in decentralized power and tacitly approved local conflict and ending with the efforts of the Great Unifiers to end the conflict and bring stability to the country. Scott Weber returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

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BONUS: 300 Watchalong

October’s episode will be a week late, so in the meantime, here’s the watchalong for the movie 300 that Seraph and I talked about a few months ago! You’ll need to play it at the same time as the movie, or it won’t make any sense. If you listen, please let us know, and if you don’t, that’s okay! A standard HI101 will be back next week.

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136. The Video Game Crash Of 1983

In this episode we discuss the collapse of the video game industry through four different lenses – individual business decisions, the technological history of consumer electronics, the social attitudes toward video games at the time, and the overall global economic situation. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Rafael Rodriguez, Chris Corliss, Jaroslav Knap, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please […]

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135. Early Aviation

In this episode we discuss the history of early aviation, beginning with the earliest attempts at human flight and continuing through to the success of the Wright Brothers. Kevin Miller returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, 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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