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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.
    29 | The Effects of the Hundred Years War9 August 2018
    55:53
  2. 2.
    Tides of History Book Club: Getting Medieval with Dan Jones30 July 2018
    17:08
  3. 3.
    Interview: Historian William Chester Jordan on the Great Famine and the High Middle Ages26 July 2018
    28:39
  4. 4.
    28 | The Hundred Years War: Agincourt, Joan of Arc, and the Rise and Fall of English Power in France19 July 2018
    1:03:58
  5. 5.
    27 | The Hundred Years War: Origins and the Triumph of England12 July 2018
    1:05:41
  6. 6.
    26 | Europe After the Black Death28 June 2018
    53:31
  7. 7.
    25 | The Black Death21 June 2018
    55:12
  8. 8.
    Tides of History Book Club: Roger Crowley Takes Us To The High Seas18 June 2018
    16:46
  1. 9.
    Interview: Historian and Friend of the Show Keith Pluymers on Rebellions and Popular Politics in Early Modern Europe14 June 2018
    57:51
  2. 10.
    Tides of History Book Club: Chris Wickham and the Legacy of Rome4 June 2018
    17:53
  3. 11.
    24 | 1346: Europe on the Brink31 May 2018
    52:24
  4. 12.
    23 | John Calvin, Henry VIII, and the Counter-Reformation24 May 2018
    58:30
  5. 13.
    Tides of History Book Club: The Old West18 May 2018
    25:45
  6. 14.
    22 | Martin Luther and the Early Reformation17 May 2018
    56:12
  7. 15.
    Pea Plants, Salmon Sperm, and a Milestone for Humanity - Interview with Steven Johnson10 May 2018
    38:55
  8. 16.
    Tides of History Book Club: Five Great Popular Histories3 May 2018
    33:27
  9. 17.
    Interview: Historian and Author Roger Crowley on the Portuguese Voyages to India19 April 2018
    45:17
  10. 18.
    21 | Columbus, Da Gama, and the Age of Discovery12 April 2018
    58:54
  11. 19.
    20 | Medieval Exploration and the Age of Discovery5 April 2018
    54:11
  12. 20.
    19 | The Printing Press and the Information Revolution22 March 2018
    51:32
  13. 21.
    Interview: The Washington Post's Lillian Cunningham on Presidents and the Constitution15 March 2018
    37:53
  14. 22.
    18 | Gutenberg and the Printing Press8 March 2018
    51:34
  15. 23.
    Interview: Historian Keith Pluymers on Environmental History and Political Ecology22 February 2018
    55:50
  16. 24.
    17 | Why Did the Roman Empire Fall, and Why Does It Matter?15 February 2018
    44:37
  17. 25.
    16 | Decline, Fall, or Transformation? 8 February 2018
    42:23
  18. 26.
    15 | Life in Renaissance Florence25 January 2018
    53:25
  19. 27.
    14 | The Renaissance11 January 2018
    48:56
  20. 28.
    Interview: Historian Kyle Harper on Disease, Climate and the Fall of the Roman Empire4 January 2018
    38:49
  21. 29.
    Interview: Historian Peter Mancall on Monsters, the Atlantic World, and Early Modernity29 December 2017
    48:20
  22. 30.
    Interview: Actor Gary Oldman from "Darkest Hour" on History and Film21 December 2017
    32:34
  23. 31.
    13 | Natural Disasters and the End of the Roman Empire14 December 2017
    46:11
  24. 32.
    12 | Justinian the Great and the Reconquest of the Western Empire7 December 2017
    49:09
  25. 33.
    11 | How Latin Became the Romance Languages23 November 2017
    54:05
  26. 34.
    10 | Big Business, Small Business, and the Rise of Capitalism16 November 2017
    50:50
  27. 35.
    9 | The Rise of Capitalism and the Early Modern Economic Explosion9 November 2017
    50:57
  28. 36.
    Interview: Christianizing the Roman Empire with Professor Lisa Bitel2 November 2017
    54:06
  29. 37.
    8 | The Decline and Fall of the Roman City19 October 2017
    44:24
  30. 38.
    7 | The Roman City12 October 2017
    46:50
  31. 39.
    Interview: Historian Dan Jones on the Knights Templar5 October 2017
    44:22
  32. 40.
    Interview: Dr. Jennifer Raff on DNA and History21 September 2017
    37:37
  33. 41.
    6 | Life as a Mercenary in the Military Revolution14 September 2017
    54:10
  34. 42.
    5 | The Military Revolution, 1350-16507 September 2017
    52:22
  35. 43.
    Interview: Podcaster and Author Mike Duncan on the End of the Roman Republic24 August 2017
    40:15
  36. 44.
    4 | How the Eastern Roman Empire Survived Attila the Hun and the Disastrous Fifth Century17 August 2017
    51:04
  37. 45.
    3 | Why Didn't the Eastern Roman Empire Fall?10 August 2017
    41:18
  38. 46.
    2 | The Rise of the State20 July 2017
    44:37
  39. 47.
    1 | The Ebb and Flow of History20 July 2017
    19:45
  40. 48.
    Introducing Tides of History7 July 2017
    1:49

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