American Prestige

A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world. www.americanprestigepod.com

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 45m. Bisher sind 193 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 2 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 20 hours 38 minutes

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E74 - World Cup Curiosities w/ Nando Vila


Danny and Derek welcome back Nando Vila, host of The Best Soccer Podcast in the World, to discuss the FIFA World Cup. They touch on the ubiquity of soccer around the globe, the structure of FIFA, corruption at the organization’s top levels, the controversies surrounding the 2022 World Cup being hosted in Qatar, and more.



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Bonus - A History of Modern Palestine, Ep. 6 w/ Rashid Khalidi


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Danny and Derek welcome back Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, to discuss his book The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017...


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News Roundup - December 2, 2022


Back from break and full of boosters (well, Derek is, Danny is using crystals), it’s the News Roundup. This week: the third leader of Islamic State killed in Syria (0:36), protests continue in China (6:29), Russian fertilizer and grain trickles back out to the world (10:59), the US gives Chevron the green light for “limited operations” in Venezuela (15:02), and Monsieur Macron goes to Washington (17:28).

Recorded Thursday, December 1, 2022



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E73 - The Military and the Market w/ Jennifer Mittelstadt and Mark Wilson


Danny and Derek welcome Jennifer Mittelstadt, professor of history at Rutgers University, and Mark Wilson, professor of history at UNC Charlotte, to discuss their new edited volume The Military and the Market. They talk about the military welfare state and the all-volunteer force (AVF), mercenaries within the system, and more.



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Bonus - Contest or Conquest? w/ Daniel Immerwahr


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Danny and Derek welcome back Daniel Immerwahr, Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University, to discuss his essay in Harper’s Magazine reviewing Pekka Hämäläinen’s book Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America...


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UNLOCKED: Bonus - Queer Germany, Ep. 3 w/ Samuel Huneke


We’ve unlocked the first three episodes of our bonus series Queer Germany for the holiday weekend. Find all the episodes at the series page! Like and subscribe if you appreciate the content!

Danny and Derek welcome back Samuel Huneke, assistant professor of history at George Mason University, to discuss his book States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany...


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UNLOCKED: Bonus - Queer Germany, Ep. 2 w/ Samuel Huneke


We’ve unlocked the first three episodes of our bonus series Queer Germany for the holiday weekend. Find all the episodes at the series page! Like and subscribe if you appreciate the content!

Danny and Derek welcome back Samuel Huneke, assistant professor of history at George Mason University, to discuss his book States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany...


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UNLOCKED: Bonus - Queer Germany, Ep. 1 w/ Samuel Huneke


We’ve unlocked the first three episodes of our bonus series Queer Germany for the holiday weekend. Find all the episodes at the series page! Like and subscribe if you appreciate the content!

Danny and Derek welcome back Samuel Huneke, assistant professor of history at George Mason University, to discuss his book States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany...


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E72 - This Land is Their Land w/ David Silverman


Danny and Derek welcome David Silverman, professor of Native American, Colonial American, and American racial history at George Washington University, for a discussion of the historical Thanksgiving holiday. They get into the the origin and proliferation of the holiday’s myth, the historical Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony, the Wampanoag Indians, their culture, politics, and relationship with the English settlers, who and what the holiday serves in 2022 America, and more...


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Bonus - States of Liberation, Ep. 3 w/ Samuel Huneke


This is a free preview of a paid episode. To hear more, visit www.americanprestigepod.com

Danny and Derek welcome back Samuel Huneke, assistant professor of history at George Mason University, to discuss his book States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany...


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