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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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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126. Fascism (Part 1)

In this episode we examine the three major political movements of the 19th century and the ways in which each would open space in the post-First World War landscape to allow the ideas of fascism to take hold. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. This episode is part seven 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 […]

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125. The Russian Revolution

In this episode we discuss the Russian Revolution, beginning with the political context of the 19th century in Russia and moving through various crises that culminate in the overthrow of the Tsar and the successful coup by the Bolshevik party. Phil Downey returns as guest. This episode is part six 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! […]

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123. Italian Unification

In this episode we discuss the Italian unification movement in the context of 19th century political theory and the wake of the French Revolution’s effects on both statehood and national identity. Colin Oliver returns as guest. This episode is part four in our extended look at the history of 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 […]

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111. The Chinese Civil Wars (Part 3)

In this episode we look at the development of the Communist party and the Civil War from the Communist perspective before following Mao through the disastrous Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution. Gary Hallman returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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110. The Chinese Civil Wars (Part 2)

In this episode we discuss the period between 1927 and 1949, in which the Kuomintang’s preoccupation with unifying China led to mishandling both internal and external threats, resulting in their loss of power. Gary Hallman returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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109. The Chinese Civil Wars (Part 1)

In this episode we discuss China’s humiliating 19th century experience with European colonialism, the downfall of the Qing dynasty, and the experiment of republicanism that led to the fractured Warlord Era. Gary Hallman returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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