Episode 117: The World Today or, “Too Soon?”
Friends, we’ve done it. We’ve reached the final episode of Season 1: The Big Picture of World History. Let meRead more.
Episode 116: 20th c. Middle East or, “Who knew religion was so important to people?!”
Think about the Middle East. They’ve been controlled by Persia, Alexander the Great, the Romans, the Caliphates, the Ottoman Empire,Read more.
Episode 115 Decolonization, or “Don’t let the door hit you on the way out!”
Today we’re going back to the 20th century and Decolonization, or as I like to call it, “Don’t Let theRead more.
Episode 114: The Cold War in Latin America, or “This is why they hate us there!”
Today, let’s look back through that same time period in Latin America. This is a region where the Cold WarRead more.
Episode 113: The Cold War or, “I Must Break You, WOLVERINES!”
Today, we’ll look at the new global system that gets set up in the wake up European empires. The U.S.Read more.
The Cold War
So we all know that good, red-blooded Americans hate those pinko Commies, right? But why? Well… because… they’re Communist? Sure.Read more.
Chairman Mao | Communist China
China. Oh, China. You’re so confusing and so simple at the same time. China is a land of tradition andRead more.
The Fall of the Soviet Union
We’re going to go back and look at what was going on outside of the US and the USSR soon.Read more.
Episode 112: World War Two, or “Who was supposed to be watching Germany?!”
Today, we’ll talk about the war that was directly caused by the War to End All Wars. Talk about irony.Read more.
After World War I, all of the major powers turned inward and focused on rebuilding their own economies. Nowhere wasRead more.