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Episode 13 Vanity Fair in Vienna Part 1
What if I told you the modern world was born in dinning room, ballroom and of course the bedrooms or one of the greatest city in Europe. This is a love story, one of histories greatest love stories, but a love story unlike any you have ever heard.
Episode 12: Magna Carta Part IV
John and his Barrons meet in a field outside of London to hammer out a peace treaty. Join us as we complete the origin story one of Histories most famous documents.
Episode 11: Magna Carta Part III
With a cruel mastery of his kingdom, King John of England sets his sights to France and the prospect of reclaiming his ancestral homeland. But when he fails he will have to answer of the last 10 years of oppression he forced on his subjects. His crown and his family legacy hang in the balance.
Episode 9: Magna Carta Part I
There are two stories of the Magna Carta. The 1st is the modern story, which is over 800 years in the making. The 2nd takes place just outside of London in a field in 1215. This is that story. Its one of violence, intrigue, sex, and ambition. It's is a story of Kingdoms won and Kingdoms lost. The place is England, the king is John and the crown hangs in the balance.
BONUS EPISODE: KARL MAX ECONOMIC THEORIES
This episode is an addendum to episode 7. So be sure to listen to episode 7 before you dive into this one. During episode 7, I didn't go into a whole lot of detail in regards to Marx's economic beliefs. I covered them in only the most basic form. While they are interesting, they are an episode unto themselves. So, that is what I have provided for you here. I also got a new microphone and was hot to trot to try it out! I was floored by its performance and hope you will enjoy it too!!! If...
This episode is about the life and work of Dr. Karl Marx. At one point he was a living god to half the worlds population and the boogie man to the other half. Join me as we explore the Greek tragedy that is the legacy of one of the worlds greatest economic and political commentators. Big Thank You to Dr. Wes Cicel. Without his contributions, this podcast would not have been possible. Please support his work with your listenership!!!! http://www.wescecil.com/ Karl Marx, A life by Francis...
Note from the Author: After some great fan feedback, make sure you listen to the Thomas Hobbs episode first. While this was created as a stand-alone program, it makes several references to the Hobbs episode. Enjoy ;)- Thomas. John Locke is known as the father of modern Liberalism. Find out why. This episode goes hand in hand with the episode on Thomas Hobbs.
How did the world become modern? Thomas Hobbs is a titan of Political theory. Join me as we explore how he helped shape the world we live in today.
Nathan Rothschild part 2
How did little bits of paper with 1, 0, percent signs, and decimal points change the change the world? Based on Niall Ferguson financial history, The Ascent of Money, this is the story of bonds and a man how used them to conquer the world. This is part 2 of 2
Nathan Rothschild Part 1
How did little bits of paper with 1, 0, percent signs, and decimal points change the change the world? Based on Niall Ferguson financial history, The Ascent of Money, this is the story of bonds and a man how used them to conquer the world. This is part 1 of 2.
Martha Dodd Part 2
This episode is heavily based on Erik Larson's wonderful book In the Garden of Beasts. Martha Dodd is the daughter of the US ambassador to Hitler's Germany. This episode explores her transformation as she experiences the Third Reich first hand. This is part 2 of 2
Martha Dodd Part 1
This episode is heavily based on Erik Larson's wonderful book In the Garden of Beasts. Martha Dodd is the daughter of the US ambassador to Hitler's Germany. This episode explores her transformation as she experiences the Third Reich first hand.