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The AskHistorians Podcast

Oct 28, 2018

In this week's podcast, we talk to AskHistorians flaired user u/rusoved, a historical linguist with a special focus on Slavic and Albanian linguistics. We discuss how historical linguists work backwards from modern language and dialects to work out how things used to be, as well as how the field itself developed and...


Oct 18, 2018

Today we have on askhistorians flaired user /u/nilhaus, better known as James McAllister to his friends and family. He has worked in a variety of fields including journalism, IT and government, but he returned to grad school and got his MA and his PHD (ABD) in American History and public history. He is working on...


Oct 15, 2018

New interview episode on Friday! For now, enjoy an AH Aloud episode!

I often hear people say that the Irish Potato Famine was more a genocide than a true famine. How accurate is this claim?

 

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Oct 5, 2018

Today on AskHistorians Aloud, hillsonghoods answers the question : Is the concept of mental ilness a modern phenomenon?

 

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