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Reflecting History

By Reflecting History

Reflecting History is an educational history podcast that explores significant historical events and themes without losing track of the ordinary people involved. Covering a wide variety of topics, it is a narrative driven podcast that delves into the connection between history, psychology, and philosophy on a personal level.

  1. 1.
    Episode 84: The Fate of Rome Part I-Climate Change and the Roman Empire11/30/2020
    50:11
  2. 2.
    BONUS: On Bullshit11/25/2020
    30:35
  3. 3.
    Episode 83: China Tripping Part III-Informal History11/09/2020
    26:43
  4. 4.
    Episode 82: China Tripping Part II-Scars of the Past10/19/2020
    22:29
  5. 5.
    Episode 81: China Tripping Part I-Ordinary History09/28/2020
    32:14
  6. 6.
    Episode 80: The Refugee Experience and Finding Equilibrium with Lan Cao and Harlan Van Cao09/07/2020
    1:04:48
  7. 7.
    Episode 79: Myths About Slavery08/17/2020
    25:15
  8. 8.
    Episode 78: The Star07/27/2020
    26:20
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    Episode 77: Against the Grain Part IV-Collapses and Dark Ages07/06/2020
    36:29
  2. 10.
    Episode 76: Learning to Be You06/15/2020
    22:25
  3. 11.
    Episode 75: Against the Grain Part III-Mortality and Early States05/25/2020
    44:56
  4. 12.
    Episode 74: Against the Grain Part II-The Domus Complex05/04/2020
    38:08
  5. 13.
    Episode 73: Against the Grain Part I-The Civilizational Narrative04/13/2020
    31:55
  6. 14.
    Episode 72: This is Water03/23/2020
    28:21
  7. 15.
    Episode 71: The Allegory of the Cave and Simulation Theory03/03/2020
    32:41
  8. 16.
    Episode 70: Did Hitler Fix the German Economy?02/11/2020
    44:39
  9. 17.
    Episode 69: The Bosnian War Part VII-The Women of Srebrenica01/21/2020
    54:15
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    Episode 68: The Bosnian War Part VI-Safe Area Gorazde12/31/2019
    48:18
  11. 19.
    Episode 67: The Bosnian War Part V-Forgiveness12/10/2019
    36:52
  12. 20.
    Episode 66: The Bosnian War Part IV-War Journalism and The Tolerance Paradox11/19/2019
    28:52
  13. 21.
    Episode 65: The American Civil War with S.C. Gwynne11/10/2019
    1:12:44
  14. 22.
    Episode 64: The Bosnian War Part III-Hatred10/28/2019
    25:50
  15. 23.
    Episode 63: The Bosnian War Part II-The Siege of Sarajevo10/07/2019
    39:37
  16. 24.
    Episode 62: The Bosnian War Part I-The Perils of Nationalism09/16/2019
    44:22
  17. 25.
    Episode 61: Chance, Randomness, and Luck in History08/26/2019
    27:32
  18. 26.
    Episode 60: The Fall of the Roman Republic Part VI-Death by a Thousand Cuts08/05/2019
    48:52
  19. 27.
    Episode 59: The Fall of the Roman Republic Part V-The New Normal07/15/2019
    56:34
  20. 28.
    Episode 58: The Fall of the Roman Republic Part IV-You Win or You Die06/24/2019
    42:04
  21. 29.
    Episode 57: The Fall of the Roman Republic Part III-The Gracchan Revolution06/03/2019
    36:53
  22. 30.
    Episode 56: The Fall of the Roman Republic Part II-The Long Defeat05/13/2019
    47:24
  23. 31.
    Episode 55: The Fall of the Roman Republic Part I-Features of the Republic04/22/2019
    32:18
  24. 32.
    Episode 54: Diogenes the Cynic04/01/2019
    38:02
  25. 33.
    Episode 53: African Sleeping Sickness03/11/2019
    43:47
  26. 34.
    Episode 52: The Cultural Revolution Part VIII-The Silent Revolution02/19/2019
    50:35
  27. 35.
    Episode 51: The Cultural Revolution Part VII-Mobilizing for War02/12/2019
    37:53
  28. 36.
    Episode 50: The Cultural Revolution Part VI-The Army Intervenes02/05/2019
    24:32
  29. 37.
    Episode 49: The Cultural Revolution Part V-The Hidden Victims01/29/2019
    16:29
  30. 38.
    Episode 48: The Cultural Revolution Part IV-Red August01/22/2019
    29:25
  31. 39.
    Episode 47: The Cultural Revolution Part III-A Culture of Paranoia01/15/2019
    20:46
  32. 40.
    Episode 46: The Cultural Revolution Part II-Nine Fingers to One01/08/2019
    29:04
  33. 41.
    Episode 45: The Cultural Revolution Part I-No Half Measures12/17/2018
    21:20
  34. 42.
    Episode 44: Red Scarf Girl Part II-Party vs. Family11/27/2018
    29:54
  35. 43.
    Episode 43: Red Scarf Girl Part I-Destroying the Four Olds11/06/2018
    31:33
  36. 44.
    Episode 42: Where the World Ended- History and Identity in East Germany10/15/2018
    34:46
  37. 45.
    Episode 41: Where the World Ended- Secrets, Politics, and Religion in East Germany09/24/2018
    54:54
  38. 46.
    Episode 40: The Tao of Pooh- Taoism in the Modern World09/03/2018
    35:41
  39. 47.
    Episode 39: The Tao of Pooh- The State of Education and Context08/13/2018
    21:42
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    Episode 38: The Bystander Effect During the Holocaust07/23/2018
    47:39
  41. 49.
    Episode 37: World War I-1919-Final Tally and Treaty of Versailles07/02/2018
    16:31
  42. 50.
    Episode 36: World War I-1918-Desperate Times06/11/2018
    29:20
  43. 51.
    Episode 35: World War I-1917-Exhaustion and Demoralization05/21/2018
    46:00
  44. 52.
    Episode 34: Fake News and Propaganda During World War I04/30/2018
    18:15
  45. 53.
    Episode 33: World War I-1916-Death Trap04/09/2018
    50:13
  46. 54.
    Episode 32: World War I-1915-Horror Show03/19/2018
    48:41
  47. 55.
    Episode 31: World War I-1914-Destroyed But Not Defeated02/27/2018
    44:20
  48. 56.
    Episode 30: The Causes of World War I-Spreading the Blame02/06/2018
    54:12
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    Episode 29: All Quiet on the Western Front01/15/2018
    25:32
  50. 58.
    Episode 28: Christmas in the Trenches12/22/2017
    45:11
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    Episode 27: The Amistad Rebellion-Going Home12/12/2017
    34:17
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    Episode 26: The Amistad Rebellion-Origins and Middle Passage11/28/2017
    40:19
  53. 61.
    Episode 25: The Clash of Civilizations11/07/2017
    24:34
  54. 62.
    Episode 24: Trolley Problems and History10/17/2017
    21:47
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    Episode 23: Rise of the Nazis-From Democracy to Dictatorship09/26/2017
    44:32
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    Episode 22: Rise of the Nazis-The Third Reich Begins09/05/2017
    30:40
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    Episode 21: Rise of the Nazis-Building the Movement08/15/2017
    33:09
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    Episode 20: Rise of the Nazis-The Perfect Storm07/25/2017
    1:03:08
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    Episode 19: The Xhosa Cattle Killing07/04/2017
    29:17
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    Episode 18: Judging History and Moral Relativism06/13/2017
    18:06
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    Episode 17: The Stanford Prison Experiment05/30/2017
    31:39
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    Episode 16: The Great Leap Forward-Corpses For Dinner05/16/2017
    38:17
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    Episode 15: The Great Leap Forward-Digging China's Grave04/25/2017
    24:01
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    Episode 14: The Great Leap Forward04/11/2017
    25:00
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    Episode 13: Ordinary Men03/28/2017
    30:47
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    Episode 12: The Social War-The Tyranny of Deterioration03/14/2017
    29:59
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    Episode 11: The Social War-When Conversation Fails02/28/2017
    28:44
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    Episode 10: The Social War-The Beginning of the End02/14/2017
    26:57
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    Episode 9: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius01/22/2017
    26:49
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    Episode 8: Life of a Soldier01/08/2017
    26:07
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    Episode 7: The Last War Between Gentleman12/14/2016
    26:43
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    Episode 6: Benedict Arnold-Part II: The Villain11/15/2016
    36:51
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    Episode 5: Benedict Arnold-Part I: The Hero10/15/2016
    35:38
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    Episode 4: Historical Myth: Never Invade Russia in the Winter09/10/2016
    43:30
  75. 83.
    Episode 3: Night08/19/2016
    40:50
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    Episode 2: The Somme08/10/2016
    45:49
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    Episode 1: The Russian Women's Battalion of Death08/10/2016
    1:01:23
  78. 86.
    Episode 0: Introduction to Reflecting History08/10/2016
    3:00

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