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This is the History of the World podcast!!! The incredible story of the human history of the world. Come and join us on this incredible journey!

This is the History of the World podcast!!! The incredible story of the human history of the world. Come and join us on this incredible journey!
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This is the History of the World podcast!!! The incredible story of the human history of the world. Come and join us on this incredible journey!

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English


Episodes

Unscripted (3)

12/15/2018
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A brief look forward to the next volume of podcasts focusing on the Ancient World.

Duration:00:16:51

24: Vol 1 Ep 24 - SUMMARY - Civilisation

12/9/2018
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A summary of the Neolithic period of human history covering the period between 10,000 BCE and 3000 BCE. An attempt to collate all that we have learned from Episodes 15 through to 23.

Duration:00:37:17

23: Vol 1 Ep 23 - Predynastic Egypt

12/2/2018
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A vital look at how the drying out of the Sahara desert forced populations to congregate and adapt along the Nile's banks forcing powerful leaders to take the future of Egypt into their own hands.

Duration:00:37:55

22: Vol 1 Ep 22 - Early Mesopotamia ( Uruk )

11/25/2018
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We explore how all of the Neolithic advances and environmental changes affected the prehistoric peoples and cultures of Mesopotamia previous to the ancient dynastic Sumerian period.

Duration:00:37:24

21: Vol 1 Ep 21 - The first towns ( Eridu )

11/18/2018
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We explore two very fundamental changes to village life in and around the rivers of the Fertile Crescent. Irrigation and the emergence of a class based society.

Duration:00:36:19

20: Vol 1 Ep 20 - Megaliths part two ( Stonehenge )

11/10/2018
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This week's podcast centres around Stonehenge, but in order to try to understand this most famous of megaliths, we discuss the Neolithic wonders of the Orkney Islands and the Carnac Stones of Brittany.

Duration:00:38:12

19: Vol 1 Ep 19 - Megaliths part one ( Göbekli Tepe )

11/3/2018
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Göbekli Tepe in the Fertile Crescent appears to have marked the start of a megalithic period which ultimately spread across Europe. Clouded in mystery, we endeavour to uncover the facts.

Duration:00:45:36

18: Vol 1 Ep 18 - Discovery of metals

10/28/2018
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Humans of the Fertile Crescent appear to have started mastering the ability to use metals during the Neolithic period. We meet Ötzi, who was one of the first coppersmiths of Europe.

Duration:00:45:44

Unscripted (2)

10/20/2018
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A look at some of the correspondance and other podcasts that have inspired the History of the World podcast.

Duration:00:18:59

Unscripted (1)

10/13/2018
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A brief look at the history and the future of the History of the World podcast.

Duration:00:17:09

17: Vol 1 Ep 17 - The first villages ( Çatalhöyük / Jericho )

10/6/2018
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We talk about the emergence of sedentary lifestyles of the Mesolithic and early Neolithic with the interesting story of Tell Abu Hureyra, before tackling the hugely famous sites of Çatalhöyük and Jericho.

Duration:00:43:03

16: Vol 1 Ep 16 - The spread of farming

9/30/2018
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The big question to be answered, did farming spread or emerge? We travel to Europe, the Indus Valley, the Far East and the Americas to find the answer.

Duration:00:38:27

15: Vol 1 Ep 15 - The cradle of agriculture

9/22/2018
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We try to unravel the mystery of the human transition from the success of nomadic hunter-gathering, to the laborious risks of sedentary agriculture and farming.

Duration:00:41:21

14: Vol 1 Ep 14 - SUMMARY - The emergence of man

9/15/2018
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We look at at the previous 13 episodes and explore some of the aspects as yet undiscussed including the changing cultures of Old Europe.

Duration:00:44:43

13: Vol 1 Ep 13 - Paleolithic art and ritual

9/8/2018
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Red ochre, shark teeth, ostrich eggs, lion men, hand stencils, cannibalism, friendly wolves, ritual burials, animal masks and big buttocks.

Duration:00:40:41

12: Vol 1 Ep 12 - Hunter-gatherers

9/1/2018
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A look back at our changing diet and the ways and means in which we had to evolve ourselves and our technologies to succeed in the ever changing and differing environments of the world.

Duration:00:40:54

11: Vol 1 Ep 11 - Settling the world part two

8/25/2018
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Modern humans expand to Japan, America and Europe, but what happened when they met the neanderthals for the final time?

Duration:00:38:16

10: Vol 1 Ep 10 - Settling the world part one

8/18/2018
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This podcast is heading for Australia, stopping at Israel, Denisova, Flores and Wallacea. Please remember to pick up all of your belongings.

Duration:00:39:51

9: Vol 1 Ep 9 - Homo sapiens in Africa

8/11/2018
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Social media indicates that we love talking about ourselves, so let's do it. Let's talk about ourselves, the modern human, and how it all started from 300,000 years ago in Africa.

Duration:00:42:29

8: Vol 1 Ep 8 - The ice ages

8/4/2018
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Find out about the geological science behind glaciation studies, the effect that ice ages have had on our ancestors and the story of Napi being chased across Canada by a sixteen thousand tonne quartzite rock.

Duration:00:40:55