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. https://www.youtube.com/@englishthroughhistory

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 9m. Bisher sind 56 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 4 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 hours 36 minutes

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episode 3: New York City: From Trading Port to Global Icon


In this episode we'll explore the History of New York City through the ages, discussing the evolution of the city through periods of growth and decline. We'll examine the cultural landscape, prominent figures, architecture and challenges.


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 2023-05-23  9m
 
 

Philip of Macedon (part 2)


In the 2nd of our two part series, we'll be examining Philip's role in the creation of the Royal Court, the Hellenization of Macedon into the greater Greek world, his death and legacy.


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 2023-05-20  8m
 
 

Philip of Macedon (part 1)


Examine the history of Philip of Macedon, father to Alexander the Great. Surrounded by enemies, he managed to form Macedon into the supreme military force of the time, introducing cultural reforms and leaving a legacy that lived on through his son.


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 2023-05-20  9m
 
 

The History of Elizabeth Bathory: The Serial Killer of Hungary


Explore the history of Elizabeth Bathory- one of the first recorded female serial killers and possible Vampire, with a legend that has inspired multiple novels and characters in popular fiction.


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 2023-05-12  8m
 
 

The 1974 Carnation Revolution: From Dictatorship to Democracy


Explore a short history of Portugal's Carnation Revolution, a peaceful coup that overthrew the authoritatian regime and led to enormous consequences for Portugal, her colonies and the wider world.


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 2023-05-06  6m
 
 

A short History of Hong Kong


A brief history on the often controversial islands, exploring industry, ownership and geo politics.


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 2023-04-29  7m
 
 

episode 18: War of the Roses: Part III


The conclusion of the dynastic civil war, the dramatic end of the last York king and the emergence of a new dynasty: the Tudors.


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 2023-04-23  8m
 
 

episode 17: War of the Roses Part II


The second part of the war of the Roses- the dynastic civil war that spanned 3 decades.


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 2023-04-19  10m
 
 

episode 16: War of the Roses Part 1


Explore the background of England's most brutal civil war, and hear about the first stages of the war between the York and Lancaster houses vying for the power of the English throne. This is part 1 of 3 podcasts exploring this complex civil war.


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 2023-04-16  10m
 
 

episode 4: Yi Sun Shin: Strategist, Leader, Symbol


Explore the life of Yi Sun Shin, widely considered to be the greatest naval commander of all time.


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 2023-04-12  9m