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The History of France in English tells the story of France and its development in historic and prehistoric times.

The History of France in English tells the story of France and its development in historic and prehistoric times.
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The History of France in English tells the story of France and its development in historic and prehistoric times.

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English


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The History of France in English Episode 38

4/8/2014
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Episode 38 is an overview of Gaul as the Gauls were before and after Roman rule. We look at how they dressed and looked, their art and culture and the impact of Rome on the Gauls and on the Romans as a result of the Gauls. And of course, we have a Cocktail Party Slapdown with a shoutout to Zack Twalmey because hey, we're covering a battle from the 30 Years War. The Battle of Lens was the last major battle in the war. France won, of course.

Duration:00:19:57

History of France in English Episode #37

3/6/2014
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This week we sort of recap how we got to the point we're at and set the scene for what is left of Gaul and who lives there and what's going to happen next. We also have shout outs and Cocktail Party Slapdown.

Duration:00:22:46

History of France in English Episode #36

2/24/2014
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This week we take a break from the chronological history of France and take a look at the famous Gaul Claudius. Yeah, that Claudius. We also have a Cocktail Party Slapdown with the Battle of Patay of the Hundred Years War.

Duration:00:11:52

The History of France in English Episode 35

2/18/2014
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This week we wrap up the war in Gaul between the Romans and the Gauls and Caesar and Vercingetorix... sadly. The Battle of Alesia puts an end to the Gallic hopes for freedom, but it does mean better trade relations! Also we look at a sad story that spells the end of a village during the Second World War.

Duration:00:14:24

History of France in English Podcast episode 34

11/11/2013
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Caesar meets Vercingetorix and has a nasty time of it, almost getting chased out of Gaul. Meanwhile in Cocktail Party Slapdown, the French take St. John's thanks to some good planning on their part and bad planning on the British side. And St. John's and Newfoundland are awesome!

Duration:00:22:21

The History of France in English podcast episode 33

10/18/2013
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We continue our chronological history of France with Caesar still messing with Gaul in 52 BCE plus a Cocktail Party Slapdown and the Battle of Toulon in 1707 - a big French win on land and a bad decision in the harbour. Sigh.

Duration:00:22:33

The History of France in English Episode 32

9/18/2013
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This week, we return to the chronological story of the history of France as Gaul meets Caesar. Of course can't get enough of Gaul and so takes pretty much all of it. We also see Charles 'The Hammer' Martel stop the Muslim expansion in Europe at the battle of Poitiers. He's very sneaky.

Duration:00:18:50

The History of France in English Podcast - Episode 31 - French Contributions to Science - Part 2

9/6/2013
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We wrap up the look at France's major contributions to science and inventions with a lot of different things and people including work by Pasteur and Marie Curie. We also have the French contributions to the art of war with the Cocktail Party Slapdown and are played into that by a guitar-playing Stephen Guerra of History of the Papacy Podcast. He also intros us and silky-voiced Sandra announces to kick things off.

Duration:00:31:14

The History of France in English Podcast - Episode 30 - French Contributions to Science - Part One

8/29/2013
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This week we start off a series of special podcasts on the history of France's contributions to science. We start at the end of the Dark Ages and wrap up this week with advances to the end of the French Revolution. We also have a Cocktail Party Slapdown examining French contributions to the art of war.

Duration:00:30:11

The History of France in English Podcast

8/16/2013
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This week in the History of France in English, we celerbate the life of a Frenchman who fought for the United States during the American Revolution, designed the first Congress building, the homes of the rich and famous of his new adopted homeland and designed the look of Washington, the capitol, Pierre Charles L'Enfant. We also have a Cocktail Party Slapdown - the Battle of Grenada, a French Naval Victory of the Royal Navy.

Duration:00:21:53

History of France in English Podcast Episode 28

7/29/2013
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This week we wrap up our look at the Gallic influence in the Third Servile Revolt or the Third Slave Revolt, featuring Spartacus and the Gaul Crixus. We also look at the Battle of Amiens in the Cocktail Party Slapdown but not before Zack Twamley of When Diplomacy Fails introduces the podcast and plays us in to the Cocktail Party Slapdown. Thanks Zack!

Duration:00:28:04

History of France in English Podcast Episode 27

7/9/2013
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This week we look at the History of France in English in the year 73 BCE as the slave revolt erupts in the Italian Peninsula we see familiar faces with Gauls and Greeks and Germans all fighting Romans for freedom. We find out why Crixus and his fellow Gauls went to war on the Romans alongside Spartacus. First off, we're introduced by friend of the podcast, Stephen Guerra, host of History of the Papacy Podcast. The Cocktail Party Slapdown is a follow-up on the slave rebellion with a look at...

Duration:00:21:48

The History of France in English Podcast Episode 26 OETZI UPDATE

6/12/2013
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This special edition, introduced by award-winning journalist Randy Richmond, updates us on the latest news from the podcast's favourite mummy, Oetzi the Iceman.

Duration:00:18:11

The History of France in English Podcast Episode 25

6/10/2013
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This week, Sandra returns to help out Tom as he copes with the Roman and French names of this episode. We deal with Rome as it tries to settle things on its borders and improve relations with its allies. We also check out the latest episode of A River Runs Through It, and take a gander at the Rhone River. We also have a Cocktail Party Slapdown and this week it's another Battle of La Rochelle. But it's all kicked off by When Diplomacy Fails, Zack Twalmey.

Duration:00:20:08

History of France in English Episode 24

5/28/2013
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This week, we have a special guest with Sandra helping out with the presentation of the History of France in English podcast. We look at the loss of Cisalpine Gaul to the Romans after invasion by the Teutons and the Cimbri or Kymrians. As usual, some Gauls side with one side while some side with the other. The Teuton forces and the Cimbri are wiped out. In our new feature, A River Runs Through It, the Loire, the longest river in France, is examined in all its glory. Cocktail Party...

Duration:00:20:21

History of France inEnglish Episode 22

5/11/2013
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We return to the chronological story of the History of France and head north to the centre of France or Gaul as it is known, and check out the resting place of a Gallic princess. We also get back into the Cocktail Party Slapdown with the follow-up to George Washington's defeat to Canadien militia as he follows British general Edward Braddock back up the trail be helped build to aother defeat. Don't forget, we're a listener supported podcast. Please go to iTunes to rank us and leave us a...

Duration:00:24:47

History of France in English Episode 21, Special Episode 2 - the History of French Cuisine

5/2/2013
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Part 2 of the History of French Cuisine wraps up the special two part series in the History of France in English podcast.

Duration:00:26:40

The History of France in English - Special Episode 20 - History of French Cuisine

4/24/2013
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The week is part one of the history of French Cuisine. Who eats with their fingers and who uses a fork. The greasy answer is inside this week's episode and more!

Duration:00:18:51

History of France in English Podcast 19

4/17/2013
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We break away from Hannibal's fight alongside the Gauls against the Romans to see how the Gauls are doing on their own against their nemesis. Hey, they're doing pretty well. And in Cocktail Party Slapdown, The Sow offers some sage advice to the King of France prior to the Battle of Bouvines in the 13th Century.

Duration:00:22:17

History of France in English Episode 18

4/11/2013
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This week's History of France in English we look at the massive destruction of the Roman army at Cannae and the role the Gauls played in it. We also look at how they got there and why they were so angry when they did.

Duration:00:22:55