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Jan 20, 2023

Tyler Alderson talks with Professor James Belich of Balliol College, Oxford about the dramatic aftereffects of the Black Death. From the immediate shocks to the lingering ripples centuries later, Belich shows the influence that this unimaginable calamity had on shaping the world as we know it, including the rise of...


Jan 5, 2023

Jeremy Salkeld talks with Jake Berman about the development of public transport in the US and Canada, and the background to the US' modern issues with urban transport infrastructure, including the rise and fall of the streetcar and difficulties with establishing light and underground rail systems. Also discussed is the...


Dec 3, 2022

Tyler Alderson talks with Michael O'Malley about his new book The Beat Cop, exploring the life of Irish music collector (and Chicago police chief) Francis O'Neill. O'Malley details O'Neill's life as well as his influence on our concepts of "Irish music." He also examines the power dynamics at play when a...


Nov 17, 2022

Jennifer Borgioli Binis (EdHistory101) talks with Lydia Moland about her new book on suffragist, poet, author, and abolitionist Lydia Maria Child. They discuss Child's complicated life, the ways she sought and used the power accessible to her, and the choices she made as a well-educated white woman with a fierce...


Nov 3, 2022

/u/Steelcan909 talks with Bret Devereaux and our own Roel Konijnendijk about public history, the changing role of historians both inside and outside of the academy, and of course on proper ditch digging tecninques. 82m,