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Tides of History

Tides of History

317 Episodes By Wondery / Patrick Wyman wondery.com/shows/tides-of-histo...
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 ...more
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Tides of History
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Classical Greece
We're often told that Greece's Classical period lies... more
Apr 18 2024 38m
Unique Political Conditions of Classical Greeks
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Carthage, Syracuse, and the Battle for Sicily
By 480 BC, the same year Xerxes and the Persians des... more
Apr 11 2024 40m
Mediterranean Power Shift in Sicily
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The Archaeology of the Indus Valley Civilization: Interview with Professor Cameron Petrie
Archaeology is changing quickly, and few people are ... more
Apr 4 2024 56m
Understanding the Two Rains Project
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Business Wars: The Battle for OpenAI
Business Wars is a podcast about the biggest corpora... more
Apr 1 2024 8m
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The Rise of Carthage
Carthage is known mostly as Rome's great rival, but ... more
Mar 28 2024 41m
The Legacy of Carthage
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The Mediterranean World in 500 BC
After our long sojourn in Central, East, and South A... more
Mar 21 2024 40m
Greek Colonization and City Growth
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Why Do Ordinary People Do Terrible Things? Daniele Bolelli and Patrick Discuss
History is littered with terrible deeds and atrociti... more
Mar 14 2024 51m
Elite-Driven Ideologies and Popular Buy-In
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Listen Now: Alternate Routes with Trey Wingo and Kevin Frazier
What if the NBA never vetoed the Chris Paul trade to... more
Mar 12 2024 5m
Deferential Packing Order in Team Building
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The Buddha and His World
The Buddha - born Siddartha Gautama - is one of the ... more
Mar 7 2024 41m
Greater Magadha
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Listen Now: The Spy Who
These are stories you were never meant to hear. The ... more
Mar 4 2024 6m
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Climate Change and the Fall of the Indus Valley Civilization: Interview with Dr. Alena Giesche
The world's climate isn't stable, but how can we und... more
Feb 29 2024 52m
Paleo Climate and Climate Change
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The Rigveda and the Dawn of the Iron Age in South Asia
The Rigveda, a collection of hymns written in the Sa... more
Feb 22 2024 39m
The Vedic Age
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The Fall of the Indus Valley Civilization
The Indus Valley Civilization is one of the most eni... more
Feb 15 2024 41m
Indus Valley Civilization
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The Rise of China's Warring States
The Warring States period in China (c. 481-221 BC) w... more
Feb 8 2024 38m
Evolution of Army Sizes Throughout History
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Ordinary People in Ancient East Asia: Interview with Professor Kate Pechenkina
Professor Kate Pechenkina is an expert on the bioarc... more
Feb 1 2024 43m
Neolithic Societies' Dietary Changes
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Confucius and His Age
Confucius is one of the most famous and influential ... more
Jan 25 2024 39m
Understanding the World of Confucius
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Listen Now: Dr. Death: Bad Magic
When a charismatic young doctor announces revolution... more
Jan 22 2024 5m
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China in the Eastern Zhou: Spring and Autumn
The Spring and Autumn period, lasting from 771 to 48... more
Jan 18 2024 41m
Evolution of Chinese Society and Politics
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Venice through the Ages, from Salt-Panners to Maritime Empire to Tourism: Interview with Professor Dennis Romano
Venice's lagoon is an unstable environment, but it h... more
Jan 11 2024 48m
Venice's Elite
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Listen Now: Even the Royals
For real life royals, the crown jewels can be more l... more
Jan 8 2024 7m
From Adoration to Betrayal
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The State and the Environmental History of Early China: Interview with Professor Brian Lander
The environment of China has been so thoroughly shap... more
Jan 4 2024 48m
Comparing Civilizations and State Power
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The Western Zhou, 1046-771 BC
The Zhou Dynasty ruled for longer than any other in ... more
Dec 28 2023 40m
The Western Zhou Period
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The Fall of the Shang Dynasty and the Rise of the Zhou
The Shang Dynasty marks China's entrance to history,... more
Dec 21 2023 41m
Elite Perspectives in Ancient Texts
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The Rise of the State in China
Chinese history is defined, more than anything else,... more
Dec 14 2023 39m
Shang Dynasty and Early Chinese State
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The Languages of Eurasia around 500 BC
As an age of bronze gave way to one of iron, and the... more
Dec 7 2023 40m
Linguistic Insights on Ancient Thracian Language
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