The AskHistorians Podcast
A podcast by history nerds for history nerds (and everyone else too).

User Algenon Asimov answers the (very) popular question: How did we decide what year it is? Also, some announcements! We move to a fortnightly production schedule, and Celebreth & 400 Rabbits are joining the host team.

Direct download: AHP_006_What_Year_Is_It.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:13am EDT

Part 2 of the interview with /u/400-Rabbits on the Aztec Conquest. Cortez is enters Tenochtitlan. What happens next will amaze you!

Direct download: AHP_005_The_Aztec_Conquest_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

This week we interview 400-Rabbits and talk tequila, anthropology and the Aztec Conquest.

Direct download: AHP_004_The_Aztec_Conquest_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:55am EDT

This week we look at the role of human sacrifice in Mesoamerican cultures. Tas and idjet read a series of answers from snickeringshadow on the topic.

Direct download: AHP_003_Mesoamerican_Sacrifice.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20am EDT

TasfromTAS tells the dreadful tale of the cannibal convict of Van Diemen's Land, Alexander Pearce. Also talks Tasmanian Gothic literature and sings a song.

Direct download: AHP_002_Cannibal_Convict.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30am EDT