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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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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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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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 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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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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124. German Unification Revisited (Re-release)

In this episode, we revisit the unification of Germany with added commentary to update some content in preparation for our discussion on fascism. We follow the German states from the Napoleonic Wars through the revolutions of 1848 until Otto von Bismarck helms a culturally and politically exceptional campaign to create a new great power in Europe. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. This episode is part five in our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna […]

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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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