108. The Red River Rebellions (Part 2)

In this episode we discuss the Red River Rebellion and Northwest Rebellion, as led by Louis Riel, along with the creation of the numbered treaties and Indian Act in Canada. Yumiko Hutchenreuther 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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107. The Red River Rebellions (Part 1)

In this episode we discuss the relationship between the fur trade in North America and the indigenous nations who engaged in them, as well as the official diplomatic frameworks for agreements between Indigenous nations and Europeans prior to the confederation of Canada. Yumiko Hutchenreuther 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: […]

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66. Tea (Part 2)

In this episode we discuss the history of tea from the Opium Wars, through the British occupation of India and the plantations there, and into the 20th century. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest.   Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

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65. Tea (Part 1)

In this episode we discuss the earliest mentioned records of tea in China, as well as Britain’s slow-starting but insatiable obsession with the beverage. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest.

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Notes: Episode 16, The Fall of Constantinople (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.   2:31 – I’m cagey on timeline here because I couldn’t really remember the official founding date of Rome, which is a little embarrassing. The traditional date is 753 BCE for the founding of the kingdom of Rome, 509 BCE for the transition to the republic, and 27 […]

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16. The Fall of Constantinople (Part 2)

In this episode we look at a range of ramifications from the defeat of Constantinople in 1453, from the ending of a 1500 year old empire and increased tensions on the Eastern Orthodox Church to the beginnings of the age of Exploration and the heavy influence on the Renaissance. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest.

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