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Host Jesse Wuest weaves a tale spanning more than 500 years that begins with Christopher Columbus and ends with the modern world.

Host Jesse Wuest weaves a tale spanning more than 500 years that begins with Christopher Columbus and ends with the modern world.
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United States

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Host Jesse Wuest weaves a tale spanning more than 500 years that begins with Christopher Columbus and ends with the modern world.

Language:

English

Contact:

912-657-7674


Episodes

The Chroniclers

6/29/2018
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Jesse continues the Chronicles of Zurara diving deep into the human drama that enfolds as Europe and Africa become connected. After that he digs into the very different account of Africa as written by Cadamosto and in doing so demonstrates that who tells a story can be just as important as what story is told.

Duration:01:40:54

1.4 Horses, Land, Slaves, and the Tsetse Fly

6/25/2018
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It will take a bit of time to unpack - but to understand how and why the slave trade developed in #Africa we just need to understand the relationship between Horses, Land, Slaves, and the Tetse Fly. So, in order to explain how the Atlantic Slave Trade Began, host Jesse Wuest switches perspectives away from the Portuguese and takes listeners on a crash course into the world of West African economics and politics.

Duration:01:38:47

1.3 The Navigator

4/27/2018
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The Infant Dom Henrique of Portugal burst onto the world's stage in 1419 at the Siege of Ceuta and afterwards the world will never be the same. In the 3rd installment of Rise of the Conquistadors, host Jesse Wuest introduces Henry the Navigator.

Duration:01:54:51

1.2 The End of Fortune

3/24/2018
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Last of the Norman Conquests

Duration:02:02:34

1.1 Chivalry!

3/24/2018
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Host Jesse Wuest weaves a tale spanning more than 500 years that begins with Christopher Columbus and ends with the modern world.

Duration:01:59:50

0.4 Colonial Savannah

3/24/2018
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Host Jesse Wuest weaves a tale spanning more than 500 years that begins with Christopher Columbus and ends with the modern world.

Duration:02:09:27

0.2 Meet the Pirates

3/23/2018
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Who will go a-pyrating?

Duration:00:34:11

0.1 Introduction

3/23/2018
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Host Jesse Wuest weaves a tale spanning more than 500 years that begins with Christopher Columbus and ends with the modern world.

Duration:00:15:00