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History is a lot dirtier than you think. Salacious History is a podcast that explores moments in history that were shaped by sex, romance, and people who were generally down to clown. Using sex and related topics as a jumping-off point, Sarah Duncan presents a cheeky yet factual glimpse into historical moments and figures that may have been a little too racy for your high school history class.

History is a lot dirtier than you think. Salacious History is a podcast that explores moments in history that were shaped by sex, romance, and people who were generally down to clown. Using sex and related topics as a jumping-off point, Sarah Duncan presents a cheeky yet factual glimpse into historical moments and figures that may have been a little too racy for your high school history class.
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History is a lot dirtier than you think. Salacious History is a podcast that explores moments in history that were shaped by sex, romance, and people who were generally down to clown. Using sex and related topics as a jumping-off point, Sarah Duncan presents a cheeky yet factual glimpse into historical moments and figures that may have been a little too racy for your high school history class.

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English


Episodes

Announcing Our T-shirt Competition Winner!

4/24/2019
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Thank you all for your wonderful reviews on Apple Podcasts and for signing up to support the show on Patreon.com! Our winner for the T-shirt drawing is…

Duration:00:00:41

Ep10 – Mail Order Brides

4/18/2019
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They’ve been arriving from afar for centuries, but you won’t find them on Amazon with two-day shipping. We are wrapping up season 1 with the long and sorted history of mail-order brides. Who were the first mail-order brides? What circumstances sparked this phenomenon? And how has the mail-order bride industry changed over time? iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/salacious-history/id1452081700Patreon: … Continue reading Ep10 – Mail Order Brides →

Duration:00:31:51

Ep09 – Sex & Marriage: Slavery in Early America

4/11/2019
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This week, we explore what sex, courtship, and marriage was like for enslaved Africans in 18th and 19th century America. How were those who had no control over their destiny able to find love? What effect did the system of slavery have on family structure and gender roles? All this and more will be answered … Continue reading Ep09 – Sex & Marriage: Slavery in Early America →

Duration:00:24:05

Ep08 – Abigail & John Adams

4/4/2019
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John and Abigail Adams may have been America’s first power couple. They also had the honor of being America’s first Second Family and the second First Family. John is known for his many political ventures throughout the Revolutionary War and the early years of American politics, but how did his wife influence his rise to … Continue reading Ep08 – Abigail & John Adams →

Duration:00:22:51

Ep07 – Alfred Kinsey (Part II)

3/28/2019
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We continue our discussion of sexologist Doctor Alfred Kinsey. In Part II, we will focus on the results of “The Kinsey Report” and why his findings were (and still are) so controversial. We also discuss his legacy and how he changed views on sex forever. iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/salacious-history/id1452081700?mt=2 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/salacioushistory Sources: “Alfred Kinsey.” Biography.com, A&E Networks … Continue reading Ep07 – Alfred Kinsey (Part II) →

Duration:00:20:31

Ep06 – Alfred Kinsey (Part I)

3/21/2019
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On this week’s episode, we will explore the life and career of groundbreaking sexologist, Doctor Alfred Kinsey. Some hail him as the father of the sexual revolution, while others credit him for the so-called moral decay that plagued American society in the later 20th century. In Part I, we will discuss his childhood, education, and … Continue reading Ep06 – Alfred Kinsey (Part I) →

Duration:00:19:37

JFK Preview

3/18/2019
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Learn why it wasn’t always such a great job to protect the president…

Duration:00:01:16

Ep05 – Sex & Marriage: The Tudor Period

3/14/2019
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We’re taking a walk down the aisle for our first “Sex & Marriage” themed episode! Today we are learning about Sex & Marriage in the Tudor Period. When and why did people get married? How was marriage different for royals versus poorer citizens? And why did the church have so much influence over everyone’s sex … Continue reading Ep05 – Sex & Marriage: The Tudor Period →

Duration:00:17:43

Limited Time Offer!

3/9/2019
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Want the chance to win free stuff? Listen to the promo to find out more!

Duration:00:01:25

Ep04 – Shah Jahan & Mumtaz Mahal

3/7/2019
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You guys, we’re doing our first episode covering a famous couple from history! The story of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal’s marriage falls in the gray area between historical fact and romantic legend. By all accounts, they are one of the most celebrated royal couples of the 16th century, and their love resulted in the … Continue reading Ep04 – Shah Jahan & Mumtaz Mahal →

Duration:00:17:42

Ep03 – Gloria Steinem Goes Undercover

2/28/2019
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Gloria Steinem Goes Undercover This week, Sarah recounts the occasion in 1963 when journalist Gloria Steinem went undercover as a Playboy Bunny at the famous New York City Playboy Club. Between the long hours, harsh demerit system, and sleazy clientele, it was an experience that Gloria would not soon forget. Gloria translated her Playboy Bunny … Continue reading Ep03 – Gloria Steinem Goes Undercover →

Duration:00:20:25

Ep02 – Descendants of Genghis Khan

2/21/2019
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This week, Sarah explores the life of conqueror Genghis Khan, the man who has fathered more children than anyone else in history. We look into his tumultuous childhood, his scorched-Earth military tactics, and the genetic legacy he left behind. Disclaimer: this episode discusses rape and violence towards women – listener discretion is advised. Sources: Andrews, … Continue reading Ep02 – Descendants of Genghis Khan →

Duration:00:14:56

Ep01 – JFK’s Sexual Exploits

2/12/2019
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In our pilot episode, Sarah digs into the story behind one of the most beloved, and some would say the sexiest, Presidents of the United States: John F. Kennedy. She discusses JFK’s unfortunate male role models, the many women he seduced, and a series of burning questions: Why couldn’t he keep his pants on? Did … Continue reading Ep01 – JFK’s Sexual Exploits →

Duration:00:20:03

Trailer – Salacious History

2/11/2019
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History is a lot dirtier than you think. Salacious History is a podcast that explores moments in history that were shaped by sex, romance, and people who were generally down to clown. Using sex and related topics as a jumping-off point, Sarah Duncan presents a cheeky yet factual glimpse into historical moments and figures that … Continue reading Trailer – Salacious History →

Duration:00:01:00