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99. The Industrial Revolution (Part 2)

7/31/2018
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In this episode we pick up the story with the development of three key technologies – iron, coal, and steam – before moving on to examine the social impacts of the rapid industrialization of Britain. Scott Weber returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

Duration:01:41:53

98. The Industrial Revolution (Part 1)

7/1/2018
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In this episode we discuss some of the biggest forces that converged to kick off the industrial revolution in 18th century Britain, including the agricultural revolution and the birth of the textile industry. Scott Weber joins as first-time guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi:...

Duration:01:30:11

97. The Punic Wars (Part 2)

6/16/2018
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In this episode we pick up the story in the early days of Carthaginian success in the Second Punic War and follow its course before moving into the Third Punic War. Kevin Miller returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

Duration:01:17:01

96. The Punic Wars (Part 1)

6/1/2018
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In this episode we discuss the two regional Mediterranean powers of Rome and Carthage, and their escalating conflicts over territory and influence in the third century BCE. Kevin Miller returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

Duration:01:23:41

95. The Satanic Panic

5/15/2018
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In this episode we discuss the belief in the 1980s that an internationally organized Satanic cult was a threat to society, shaping attitudes toward music, games, psychology, and more. Rebecca Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

Duration:01:29:16

94. King Arthur (Part 2)

4/15/2018
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In this episode we explore the historical and literary traditions of the legends surrounding King Arthur and the way they reflect the times in which they are written. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

Duration:01:11:03

93. King Arthur (Part 1)

4/1/2018
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In this episode we attempt to separate the undisputed historical figure of King Arthur from the centuries of legend that have built up around him. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

Duration:01:04:19

92. Colonial South Africa (Part 2)

3/17/2018
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In this episode we discuss the multiple attempts made by former Dutch settlers to found independent Boer States, complicated by the Zulu, the British, and the discovery of natural resources. Gary Hallman returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

Duration:01:35:23

91. Colonial South Africa (Part 1)

3/1/2018
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In this episode we discuss the indigenous inhabitants of what would become South Africa, as well as the Portuguese period of exploration, the founding of the Cape Colony under the Dutch East India Company, and the transfer of the colony to the British. Gary Hallman returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

Duration:01:15:14

90. The War Of 1812 (Part 2)

2/17/2018
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In this episode we pick up as the war begins, following its explosive start and rather lukewarm middle until the British finally finish with Napoleon in Europe and turn their attention to the Americans. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

Duration:01:13:09

89. The War Of 1812 (Part 1)

2/1/2018
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In this episode we discuss North American history between 1763 and 1812 as a background to this conflict, as well as the specific grievances the United States held against Britain that led to their declaration of war on the British colonies of Canada. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

Duration:01:17:19

88. Watergate (Part 2)

1/16/2018
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In this episode we discuss the efforts made by the Nixon administration to actively obstruct the investigations into their connection to the Watergate break-ins, as well as the discovery of Nixon’s secret Oval Office recordings and how they led to his eventual resignation. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

Duration:01:27:11

87. Watergate (Part 1)

1/4/2018
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In this episode we discuss the burglary at the Watergate office complex and the organization that ordered the operation, as well as the 1972 presidential election and the early actions of the press to expose the link between the two events. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please […]

Duration:00:58:47

86. Victorian Occultism (Part 2)

12/18/2017
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In this episode we discuss modern occultism, from its beginnings in the ashes of the hermetic traditions to its peak fervor under charismatic figures like Aleister Crowley, finally taming into Wicca and modern paganism on a path to the modern New Age movement. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

Duration:01:31:55

85. Victorian Occultism (Part 1)

12/5/2017
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In this episode we discuss spiritualism – a Christian-based belief system involving contact with the dead that spread across the United States and Europe as part of the same movement that gave rise to Mormonism. We also discuss the cultural reaction to spiritualism and the pervasive phenomenon of stage mediums and private seances. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for...

Duration:01:28:03

84. Alchemy (Part 2)

11/18/2017
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In this episode we discuss the return of alchemy to Europe through the translation of Arabic texts, the revelation of the 15th century rediscovery of the original Greek texts, and the demise of alchemy as a discipline at the hands of the scientific revolution. Kevin Miller returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please […]

Duration:01:45:52

83. Alchemy (Part 1)

11/4/2017
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In this episode we discuss the Egyptian and Greek foundations of alchemy and how it relates to other scientific and philosophical disciplines of the time before moving into the advances made by the Islamic world. Kevin Miller returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

Duration:01:34:03

82. Octavian And Antony (Part 2)

10/15/2017
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In this episode we talk about the division of the Republic between the three triumvirs that almost immediately devolves into solidification of Roman control under Octavian and the adoption of Greek and Egyptian culture by Antony, ultimately leading to a final civil war between the two former allies. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to […]

Duration:01:28:06

81. Octavian And Antony (Part 1)

10/5/2017
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In this episode we talk about the tumultuous final decades of the Roman Republic and the early responses of Mark Antony and Octavian to the assassination of Julius Caesar. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

Duration:01:23:55

80. Questions And Answers

9/25/2017
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In this episode we answer various questions both about history and about HI101 that were submitted by listeners. Phil Downey and Kevin Miller return as guests. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

Duration:02:00:45