Short Histories

Part of the world History section. How Countries developed and major historical events. Check out our youtube channel for other historical videos podcasts.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 9m. Bisher sind 57 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 hours 43 minutes


episode 7: The Baltic Chain: The Peaceful Protest that Freed a Region from Soviet Control

In today's episode, we'll be examining the Baltic Chain. This incredible peaceful protest spanned 3 Countries and involved 2 million people, and helped free 3 Baltic Countries from Soviet control and bring about the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union.


 2023-07-22  6m

episode 6: The brief History of Petra: Ancient, Silent & Majestic

This episode will examine another of the New 7 wonders of the World: Petra. This ancient city has a fascinating history and is a testiment to ingenuity and culture. We will explore the rise and fall, and rediscovery of this lost city.


 2023-07-14  7m

episode 5: The Shark Attacks of 1916: Terror, Tragedy and the Birth of the Man Eater

In today's episode we will be exploring the shark attacks that claimed several lives along the Jersey Shore. This event made a significant impact not only on the local area, but in popular culture and our understanding of the relationship between sharks and Humans.


 2023-07-07  10m

episode 4: The History of Tokyo

Explore the fascinating History of Tokyo, from its origins as a fishing village to an Iconic city.


 2023-07-01  7m

536: The Year the Sun Fell into Darkness

In 536AD a catastrophic event took place, which led to the sun falling dark, crop failures, strange fogs and widespread famine. In this episode we will explore what this event was, why it happened and the consequences for societies around the world.


 2023-06-23  9m

The Great Wall of China: Enormous, Majestic, Silent and Terrible

In this episode we'll explore another modern wonder of the world: The Great Wall. From it's origins to it's modern day significance, the Great Wall has a fascinating history and cultural significance. We will look at who built it, why they built it and why it is so impactful as a global icon.


 2023-06-17  8m

Bolsover Castle: One of the Most Haunted and Unique buildings in England

Explore Bolsover Castle, one of the most unusual and unique historical buildings, voted the most haunted place in England. In this episode we'll talk about the History, and what occurances happened to make it one of the most haunted places in England.


 2023-06-13  8m

Christ the Redeemer: Iconic Brazilian statue and part of the 7 New Wonders of the World.

Explore the history of Christ The Redeemer and its significance globally, and how it was chosen as one of the new 7 Wonders of the World.


 2023-06-09  6m

episode 4: The Devil's Horns: Black Magic, Heavy Metal, and Satanism.

Explore the origins of the "Sign of the Horns" seen in popular culture, rock concerts, sports arenas. Eric Flynn delves into the origins of this symbol, how it came into popular culture, and tries to answer the question: what does it actually mean?


 2023-06-02  18m

episode 5: South Korea: Uprising, History and Democracy (The 1987 June Revolution)

Exploring the 1987 "June Revolution" in South Korea. Widely regarded as the turning point to establishing Democracy in the Nation, we'll look at the history, the events and the lasting effects on the culture.


 2023-05-30  7m