Tides of History

Tides of History

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Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.

1 Interview: Historian and Author Roger Crowley on the Portuguese Voyages to India 2018-04-19
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2 21 | Columbus, Da Gama, and the Age of Discovery 2018-04-12
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3 20 | Medieval Exploration and the Age of Discovery 2018-04-05
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4 19 | The Printing Press and the Information Revolution 2018-03-22
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5 Interview: The Washington Post's Lillian Cunningham on the Ebb and Flow of History 2018-03-15
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6 18 | Gutenberg and the Printing Press 2018-03-08
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7 Interview: Historian Keith Pluymers on Environmental History and Political Ecology 2018-02-22
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8 17 | Why Did the Roman Empire Fall, and Why Does It Matter? 2018-02-15
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9 16 | Decline, Fall, or Transformation? 2018-02-08
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10 15 | Life in Renaissance Florence 2018-01-25
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11 14 | The Renaissance 2018-01-11
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12 Interview: Historian Kyle Harper on Disease, Climate and the Fall of the Roman Empire 2018-01-04
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13 Interview: Historian Peter Mancall on Monsters, the Atlantic World, and Early Modernity 2017-12-29
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14 Interview: Actor Gary Oldman from "Darkest Hour" on History and Film 2017-12-21
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15 13 | Natural Disasters and the End of the Roman Empire 2017-12-14
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16 12 | Justinian the Great and the Reconquest of the Western Empire 2017-12-07
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17 11 | How Latin Became the Romance Languages 2017-11-23
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18 10 | Big Business, Small Business, and the Rise of Capitalism 2017-11-16
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19 9 | The Rise of Capitalism and the Early Modern Economic Explosion 2017-11-09
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20 Interview: Christianizing the Roman Empire with Professor Lisa Bitel 2017-11-02
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