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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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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134. The Greco-Persian Wars

In this episode we explore the background of the Achaemenid Empire and how it came into conflict with the Greek world, as well as the impacts of the wars on Greek society. Seraph Downey 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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133. The Red River Rebellions (Re-Release)

In this episode we examine the Metis conflicts with newly confederated Canada through the lens of Canada-Indigenous relations and the treaty system. Originally released in two parts in February 2019. Yumiko Hutchenreuther 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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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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