96. The Punic Wars (Part 1)

In this episode we discuss the two regional Mediterranean powers of Rome and Carthage, and their escalating conflicts over territory and influence in the third century BCE. Kevin Miller returns as guest.   Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, 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.

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92. Colonial South Africa (Part 2)

In this episode we discuss the multiple attempts made by former Dutch settlers to found independent Boer States, complicated by the Zulu, the British, and the discovery of natural resources. Gary Hallman returns as guest.     Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

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91. Colonial South Africa (Part 1)

In this episode we discuss the indigenous inhabitants of what would become South Africa, as well as the Portuguese period of exploration, the founding of the Cape Colony under the Dutch East India Company, and the transfer of the colony to the British. Gary Hallman returns as guest.     Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

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90. The War Of 1812 (Part 2)

In this episode we pick up as the war begins, following its explosive start and rather lukewarm middle until the British finally finish with Napoleon in Europe and turn their attention to the Americans. Colin Oliver returns as guest.     Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

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89. The War Of 1812 (Part 1)

In this episode we discuss North American history between 1763 and 1812 as a background to this conflict, as well as the specific grievances the United States held against Britain that led to their declaration of war on the British colonies of Canada. Colin Oliver returns as guest.     Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

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82. Octavian And Antony (Part 2)

In this episode we talk about the division of the Republic between the three triumvirs that almost immediately devolves into solidification of Roman control under Octavian and the adoption of Greek and Egyptian culture by Antony, ultimately leading to a final civil war between the two former allies. Dan McGinnis returns as guest.   Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to […]

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81. Octavian And Antony (Part 1)

In this episode we talk about the tumultuous final decades of the Roman Republic and the early responses of Mark Antony and Octavian to the assassination of Julius Caesar. Dan McGinnis returns as guest.     Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, 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.

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The Hylian Civil War

In this episode we discuss the strong impact the Great Man theory of history has had on the Kingdom of Hyrule, and the power of symbolism and culture in the quest for power. Kevin Miller returns as guest.   Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, and Robyn Braid for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

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68. Conspiracy Theories (Part 4)

In this episode we discuss what might be the least true conspiracy theory (the Roswell Incident and Area 51) and the most true conspiracy (the Lincoln assassination plot). Rebecca Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie and Ian Davis for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

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64. Before And After WWI (Part 2)

In this episode we discuss the newer nation-states that participated in the First World War, examining whether they survived the ordeal more effectively than the old empires that fell under the stress of those four years. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest.

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