Tides of History

By Wondery / Patrick Wyman

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. 1.
    Introducing: One Hundred Percent with Marcus Lemonis
    5:21
  2. 2.
    The Archaeology of Human Bones and the Iberian Copper Age: Interview with Dr. Jess Beck
    1:03:41
  3. 3.
    The Bell Beaker Phenomenon and the Rise of the Bronze Age
    53:36
  4. 4.
    Indo-European, Migration, and the Corded Ware Culture
    49:30
  5. 5.
    Cuneiform Literature, Medicine, and Mental Health: Interview with Dr. Moudhy Al-Rashid
    44:56
  6. 6.
    The Yamnaya Culture and the Proto-Indo-European Migrations
    46:38
  7. 7.
    Achilles, Gilgamesh, and Epic Poetry: Interview with Professor Michael Clarke
    49:51
  8. 8.
    The Indus Valley Civilization
    53:04
  1. 9.
    Ancient South Asia
    47:37
  2. 10.
    Bananas, Civilization, and Ancient Farming in New Guinea: Interview with Professor Tim Denham
    46:50
  3. 11.
    The Invention of Agriculture in New Guinea
    45:07
  4. 12.
    Ancient Egypt in Context: Interview with Professor David Wengrow
    1:00:15
  5. 13.
    Ancient Tattooing: Interview with Aaron Deter-Wolf
    50:03
  6. 14.
    North America After the Ice Age: Interview with Professor Shane Miller
    1:00:56
  7. 15.
    Languages of the World in 3000 BC
    50:10
  8. 16.
    Understanding Prehistory Through Ethnography
    51:58
  9. 17.
    Egypt and the Rise of the Pharaohs
    52:34
  10. 18.
    Hunter-Gatherers, Archaeology, and Prehistory: Interview with Professor Robert Kelly
    1:01:39
  11. 19.
    Uruk and the Rise of Civilization
    51:13
  12. 20.
    Egypt Before the Pharaohs
    48:57
  13. 21.
    Classic Tides | Boxing, Race, and the Gilded Age: An Interview with Professor Louis Moore
    40:19
  14. 22.
    Mesopotamia at the Dawn of History
    46:22
  15. 23.
    What is Civilization?
    43:54
  16. 24.
    Alcohol and Agriculture in Prehistoric East Asia: Interview with Professor Li Liu
    53:20
  17. 25.
    Agriculture and Complex Societies in the Americas, 4000-1500 BC
    52:01
  18. 26.
    The Americas from Foraging to Agriculture, 10,000 BC-4000 BC
    50:37
  19. 27.
    Agriculture, Migration, and the Births of Language Families: Interview with Professor Peter Bellwood
    44:17
  20. 28.
    Classic Tides | Europe After the Black Death
    54:55
  21. 29.
    Neolithic China and Jomon Japan
    48:47
  22. 30.
    East Asia in Prehistory
    49:14
  23. 31.
    Why Were There So Many Neolithic Farmers? And What Can Big Data Do For Archaeology? Interview with Professor Stephen Shennan
    47:44
  24. 32.
    Classic Tides | Peasants' Rebellions and Resistance
    56:00
  25. 33.
    Neanderthals, Our Closest Kin: Interview with Dr. Rebecca Wragg Sykes
    46:23
  26. 34.
    Ötzi the Iceman: The Neolithic Ice Mummy
    45:05
  27. 35.
    Who Were the Proto-Indo-Europeans?
    54:38
  28. 36.
    The Lost Civilization of Old Europe: The Copper Age and the First Cities
    52:19
  29. 37.
    Classic Tides | Peasants and the Medieval Countryside
    58:40
  30. 38.
    Prehistory Mailbag! Archaeology, Language, and the Advantages of Farming
    1:04:55
  31. 39.
    Megalithic Europe
    56:24
  32. 40.
    The Neolithic Revolution: Europe's First Farmers
    51:11
  33. 41.
    How Did People Domesticate Animals? An Interview with Professor Greger Larson
    1:04:02
  34. 42.
    The First Farmers
    51:55
  35. 43.
    After the Ice: The Younger Dryas, the Mesolithic, and the Birth of a New World
    52:23
  36. 44.
    How Should We Understand the Deep Human Past? Interview with Professor John Hawks
    59:34
  37. 45.
    New Insights on the First Americans: Interview with Professor Jennifer Raff
    54:41
  38. 46.
    Who Were the First Americans?
    52:44
  39. 47.
    Trapped in Ice: The Paleolithic World
    49:16
  40. 48.
    Ancient DNA and the Human Story: Interview with Geneticist Eske Willerslev
    45:46
  41. 49.
    The Ghosts of Archaic Humans
    48:37
  42. 50.
    Bone, Stone, and Genome: Understanding Humanity's Deep Past
    49:13

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