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History of Africa

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History of Africa

The History of Africa Podcast

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Take a deep dive deep into African history with this in-depth podcast. From Casablanca to Cape Town, tune in to this podcast to learn about the magnificent and oft-forgotten history of Africa. To access more free resources about African history, provide feedback, or support the show, check out our associated website at https://historyofafricapodcast.blogspot.com
 
Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The Maritime History Podcast is a chronological look at maritime history and its numerous facets. Beginning with ancient history, the podcast looks at trade, exploration, boat and ship-building, economics, and the relationship between the ocean and the development of society and culture throughout history. Learn more about the podcast at http://maritimehistorypodcast.com.
 
The world's No.1 podcast dedicated to all of maritime and naval history. With one foot in the present and one in the past we bring you the most exciting and interesting current maritime projects worldwide: including excavations of shipwrecks, the restoration of historic ships, sailing classic yachts and tall ships, unprecedented behind the scenes access to exhibitions, museums and archives worldwide, primary sources and accounts that bring the maritime past alive as never before. From the So ...
 
In the 19th & 20th centuries, countless people sailed into San Francisco Bay seeking better lives. For many, arrival meant living w/ ideas that shaped their personal histories & the waterfront’s. This podcast explores several of these ideas, using points around SF Maritime National Historical Park as springboards. Regardless if the ideas took the form of myth, propaganda, or outright falsehood, they beg a question: must forging better lives always be entwined with facing bitter lies? Now on ...
 
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Preble Hall

U.S. Naval Academy Museum

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A naval history podcast from Preble Hall - the United States Naval Academy Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. Preble Hall will interview historians, practitioners, military personnel, and other experts on a variety of naval history topics from ancient history to recent history.
 
Join Nic Hardisty of Tall Ships America as he uncovers the ships, people, and events that have shaped history. We’ll explore America’s robust maritime heritage from the days of indigenous sailors expertly navigating coastal waters in their umiaks to some of the tall ships that still sail today. You’ll hear compelling stories from a variety of historians and researchers, and you’ll see how these stories shape and impact our modern world.
 
Long name, isn't it? Well, our title is steeped in the history of our congregation. Let's start out by saying that we are a traditional Protestant church, founded in the New England Congregational tradition in 1820 in Castine, Maine. Our church building was constructed and dedicated in 1829 on Main Street in the village, and has been active ever since -- sometimes in federation with other Castine churches, and sometimes alone. We are a church with Reformed roots, descending directly from the ...
 
These are the sea stories that nobody has ever written down or will write down. You may not believe them all, but you will be entertained by them all. These stories are mostly from Seafarers so there is some salty language. Tuck the kids into their racks, make them sweep the deck, or send them down to the engine room to look for a bucket of steam. These stories are from old folks and young people alike. I am bored on watch and want to hear something new, tell me a sea story...
 
The Naval Institute is a private, not-for-profit educational institution whose mission is to provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to global security. Every week on the Proceedings Podcast, the Naval Institute's Director of Outreach, Ward Carroll, and the Editor-in-Chief of Proceedings, Bill Hamblet, talk about what's happening in the Sea Servi ...
 
A community-led discussion anchored in all things wooden boat related, featuring the stories of our community and how maritime history is kept alive today. As a northwest maritime museum for over 40 years, The Center for Wooden Boats brings together wooden boat enthusiasts of all experience levels.
 
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Museum Revealed

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Museum Revealed

Queensland Museum Network

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We're revealing some of the hidden gems and stories from the Queensland Museum Network Collection. Listen as our expert curators wax lyrical with some amazing tales from the field, hidden surprises from the collection and much more covering topics including biodiversity, cultures and histories, geosciences, science and technology. Did you know more than 1.2 million objects and specimens make up the State Collection that tells the changing story of Queensland, Australia? We’re here to inspire ...
 
Southampton History Speaks is a podcast series showcasing the research and teaching interests of history staff at the University of Southampton. We welcome listeners of all stripes: history buffs, other academics, and students who want to get a head start on expanding their knowledge. Episodes span a broad time period and range of topics, from Cleopatra’s Egypt, to the Space Age, to the War on Terror.
 
Trafalgar Squared is an exploration and examination of naval warfare during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. It was a time when the British Navy reached heights of brilliance unparalleled anywhere in the world under leaders like Admiral Nelson. The two powers, Great Britain and France, engaged in a near existential struggle for dominion of the world's oceans, generating a million colourful stories of heroism, fortitude, and exertion as they grappled with that ultimate t ...
 
This is the official and most up-to-date podcast recording of the historical World War II Event that took place on the night of the 31st May 1942, when a courageous attack by the Japanese was aimed at Sydney naval ships moored in the Sydney harbour inside the Japanese midget submarines. Your host and co-host, Allan Skinner of ASKI Live Media and Tim Smith, OAM, the Director of Heritage NSW, Department of Premier and Cabinet NSW, bring you this thrilling and courageous story.Launching Episode ...
 
Join comedian and pirate Nick Hoffman as he explores the history and pop culture of pirates. Deep dive interviews with the most interesting people in the pirate community who bring the history and stories to life. Actors, treasure hunters, musicians, historians, and more. From Blackbeard to Black Sails, Jack Sparrow to Jack Rackham... Under The Crossbones is loaded with colorful characters who will take you away from your day to day and drag you happily out to sea.
 
Welcome to Tour Guide Tales, an exciting and fascinating new podcast brought to you by VisitScotland. Each week, Grant Stott hears the eclectic and often incredibly rich history found only in Scotland from those who know and tell it best – the country’s captivating tour guides. From locations used to film the hit TV series Outlander to the National Wallace Monument, join us each week to hear expert guides and born storytellers recount their enthralling tales and personal experiences, just fo ...
 
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Dive & Dig

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Dive & Dig

Honor Frost Foundation

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Welcome to Dive & Dig presented by Bettany Hughes, the podcast that takes you on an underwater journey deeper than you might ever have imagined! We'll take you down into an undiscovered world of our ancient past thanks to the technology which makes deep diving possible today. And we'll show you some amazing archaeological discoveries when we get there.
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the scien ...
 
Conversations with American Heroes at the Watering Hole features weekly guests from the military, police and law enforcement, and firefighting community discussing issues important to our Nation’s defenders and first responders. Information on upcoming and previous edpisodes can be found at www.americanheroesradio.com Previous first responder guests have come from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies as well as other emergency first responders such as paramedics, emergency medic ...
 
Demiworld is an indie podcast devoted to exploring the underbelly of society, to those living on the fringe, to telling the stories of the rule breakers and the non-conformists. Each season will delve into a new topic. Our first season looks at True Crime while our second season delves into urban legends.
 
In his book, On the Shores of Politics, Jacques Ranciere argues that the Western Platonic project of utopian politics has been based upon 'an anti-maritime polemic'. The treacherous boundaries of the political are imagined as island shores, riverbanks, and abysses. Its enemies are the mutinous waves and the drunken sailor. 'In order to save politics', writes Ranciere, 'it must be pulled aground among the shepherds'. And yet, as Ranciere points out, this always entails the paradox that to fou ...
 
A sailing memoir written by seaman and adventurer Joshua Slocum, who was the first person to sail around the world alone, documents his epic solo circumnavigation. An international best-seller, the book became a great influence and inspiration to travelers from each corner of the globe. Additionally, Slocum is an example that through determination, courage and hard work any dream can easily become a reality. Written in a modern and conversational tone, the autobiographical account begins wit ...
 
This series of podcasts explores themes and highlights from the exhibition Black Greenwich Pensioners (1 Oct 2020 - 21 Feb 2021) at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. In each episode, Claire Kirk (Head of Learning, Interpretation and Collections at the Old Royal Naval College), speaks to maritime historian and Black history expert, S.I. Martin, who curated the exhibition. Conversations delve into the research behind the display and what this research tells us about the lives of Black ma ...
 
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Photo: . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #StateThinking: @MaryKissel: AUKUS, the French unhappiness and a reflection in Normandy. @MaryKissel Former Senior Adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Executive VP Stephens Inc. @DeTocqueville14 @TocquevilleFDN https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-2…
 
Photo: "Australians welcome Americans", postcard 1908. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The longtime special relationship with Australia Jeff McCausland @mccauslj @CBSNews @dickinsoncol https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/report/2007/ssi_mccausland-stuart-tow-wesley.pdf…
 
Photo: The Gold Codes are the launch codes for nuclear weapons provided to the Presidents of the United States in their role as Commander-in-Chief of the United States armed forces. In conjunction with the nuclear football, the Gold Codes allow the president to authorize a nuclear attack. Gold Codes, as well as a separate nuclear football, are also…
 
Photo: A Kuomintang political luncheon in Australia in 1942. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: Australia on the frontlines vs the PRC. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs HFN https://www.perthnow.com.au/politics/diplomacy/pm-defends-aukus-french-subs-not-enough-c-4033129…
 
Photo: Lin Sen was the first Chinese head of state (in office 1931–1943) to visit Australia (in 1931–2).. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: Australia on the frontlines vs the PRC. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs HFN https://www.perthnow.com.au/politics/diplomacy/pm-defends-aukus-french-subs-not…
 
Photo: Letter of credence, which presents an ambassador to his new assignment; i.e., presents his credentials. Diplomatic correspondence of this sort is in French. Text below*. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #StateThinking: AUKUS and the French fury. @MaryKissel Former Senior Adviser to Secretary of State …
 
Photo: The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered an economic depression in Europe and North America that lasted from 1873 to 1877 or 1879 in France and in Britain. Here: A bank run on the Fourth National Bank No. 20 Nassau Street, New York City, from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 4 October 1873. (Note: this is a Hyman Minsky m…
 
Photo: Charles Pfizer, chemist and founder of the corporation. Pfizer Nations and Mask Rules. Henry Miller @PacificResearch @henryimiller https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2114255 Dr Henry Miller, Hoover Institution. @henryimiller, @PacificResearch Institute, www.HenryMillerMD.orgBy John Batchelor
 
Photo: An Exact and lively Mapp or REPRESENTATION of Booths and all the varieties of showes and Humours upon the ICE on the River of THAMES by LONDON During that memorable Frost in the 35th yeare of the Reigne of his Sacred Maty King CHARLES the 2d, ANNO Dni MDCLXXXIII. Winter is coming for London! @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://news.yahoo.co…
 
Photo: England: An ornate console with volutes and a panther skin, above it helmets, weapons, a torch, masks and a rectangular frame with a mermaid and an eagle surrounded by clouds, a cross, coins, a cross and the papal tiara. AUKUS, BREXIT, EU & What is to be done? @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.spectator.com.au/2021/09/the-eu-should-ke…
 
Photo: Three-mast sailship, c. 5th century. Ajanta Cave. After Afghanistan, India rethinks its land and maritime defenses. Sadanand Dhume @AEI @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-afghanistan-withdrawal-india-china-pakistan-the-quad-islamist-terrorism-kashmir-subrahmanyam-jaishankar-11631820293?mod=hp_opin_pos_6#cxrecs_s…
 
Teeth. Tails. Concentric nipples. This not-at-all-rodent has the distinction of being North America’s sole marsupial and so Alie hunted down lauded Opossumologist Dr. Lisa Walsh and launched an absolute torrent of giddy questions. How many ticks do they really eat, can we keep them as pets, how do we all convincingly feign death, opossum vs. possum…
 
Photo: Hashmatullah Shahidi is an Afghan cricketer. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for Afghanistan against Kenya in October 2013. in June 2018. He became the first Afghan player to score a test double hundred when he scored 200 not out against Zimbabwe in on 11 March 2021. And the Afghan women's cricket team under Taliban? CBS Eye on…
 
Photo: al Qaeda media CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Reviewing Al Qaeda's regional capabilities. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn @LongWarJournal https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2021/09/al-qaeda-affiliated-media-group-stresses-importance-of-idea-development-in-9-11-video.php…
 
Photo: KHOST PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Paratroopers from 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, secure a helicopter landing zone, Aug. 16, at the operational coordination center overlooking parts of Khost city in eastern Afghanistan. This particular location was one of the staging poi…
 
Photo: Afghan women CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Taliban bans women in government; ISIS attacks Taliban. @BillRoggio @ThomasJoscelyn @LongWarJournal https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/taliban-run-kabul-city-government-tells-female-workers-stay-home-n1279616 https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2021/09…
 
Photo: Pressed and mounted fern specimen: Lomaria filiformis . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2 The joy of the many chapters of the fern and the butterfly. Oliver Morton, Senior Editor, Briefings @TheEconomist. HFN https://www.economist.com/schools-brief/2021/08/21/making-your-way-in-the-world…
 
Photo: Four butterflies on a flower. Rijksmuseum. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2 The joy of the many chapters of the fern and the butterfly. Oliver Morton, Senior Editor, Briefings @TheEconomist. HFN https://www.economist.com/schools-brief/2021/08/21/making-your-way-in-the-world…
 
Photo: DeFi is a collective term for financial products and services that are accessible to anyone who can use Ethereum. Here: "emergency currency"—The Dutch cities besieged by the Spanish army for having revolted against Spanish rule in the 1570s experienced severe shortages of virtually everything, including money to pay the soldiers. Emergency m…
 
Photo: Occupy Wall Street: Protesters along the road with signs CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The legacy of Occupy Wall Street 2011. Katrina vanden Heuvel, @TheNation https://www.thenation.com/article/society/ows-occupy-zuccotti-protest/By John Batchelor
 
Photo: State Emergency Service training, Brisbane River, c 1976. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Memories of 9-11-01 at the then-Emergency.com reporting desk in late-night Australia. Jeremy Zakis, Sydney, New South Wales.By John Batchelor
 
Photo: Yankee I class submarine submarine . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow EU in turmoil over AUKUS. Theresa Fallon, director of the Center for Russia Europe Asia Studies. @TheresaAFallon @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, @TheHill https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/20/france-seeks-delay-eu-austra…
 
Photo: A sort of AUKUS of yesteryear: Anzus. Australian, New Zealand, and United States aircraft during a military exercise in 1982 CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Japan opines of AUKUS. Scott Harold and Gordon Chang @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill. Scott Harold, senior political scientist at T…
 
Photo: Steamboat landing on beautiful Lake Nicaragua, Granada, Nicaragua, C. A. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Europe rejects the Ortegas of Managua. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal (on leave) Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org Parliament…
 
Photo: Colombia Cartagena 2c fourth issue, purple overprint, December 1899. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: What is the risk to Colombia? Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal (on leave) Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org Parliamentarian Hermann…
 
Photo: Anti-democrats of yore inn Spain: Francisco Franco at a Meeting at Hendaye, 1940. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: The ghost of Chavez in Spain. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal (on leave) Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org Parliament…
 
Photo: STREET SCENE IN MEXICO CITY, long ago. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: AMLO welcomes CELAC to Mexico City Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal (on leave). Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org . Parliamentarian Hermann Tertsch, European Par…
 
This week is actually a discussion of several incidents involving DUKWs, commonly known as "duck boats," with a focus on the 1999 Miss Majestic incident in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and the 2018 Table Rock Lake (Missouri) Ride The Ducks accident. NTSB Safety Recommendation Report "Odd DUKW" (Smithsonian, 2002) "... new duck boat company plans Branson …
 
Bien avant Tipee, patreon et autre uTip la deuxième moitié du 20ème siècle va voir se développer les appels aux dons du publique comme mode de financement du monde associatif. Si ça se passera souvent relativement bien, ce mode de financement donna lieu au plus gros scandale qu'ait connu la recherche contre le cancer.------------XilCast la chaine t…
 
Focusing on the world of Norwegian Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) in the aftermath of significant reforms, Aleksandra Bartoszko's book Treating Heroin Addiction in Norway: The Pharmaceutical Other (Routledge, 2021) casts a critical light on the intersections between medicine and law, and the ideologies infusing the notions of "individual choic…
 
Photo: A solitary Sequoia gigantea @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: Hot, dry, winds and "critical fire conditions" close in on General Sherman and the firefighters. @JCBliss https://www.chron.com/news/article/California-firefighters-scramble-to-protect-16471227.phpBy John Batchelor
 
Photo: A Roman soldier triumphs on the battlefield. At his feet lie defeated men. He holds a banner with a multi-headed eagle and a command staff in his hand. In the background right, the ten-horned monster, one of the four beasts from Daniel's vision. In the background fighting armies. In the margin a two-line caption in Latin. @Batchelorshow #Lon…
 
Photo: Владимир Путин. Young Vladimir Putin in the KGB, 1980. @Batchelorshow Peak Putin at the Duma elections. H. J. Mackinder, International Relations. https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2021/0919/Pro-Kremlin-party-leads-State-Duma-election-in-early-resultsBy John Batchelor
 
Photo: Palau Islands, Republic of Palau Nicholas Thomas, author, Voyagers: The Settlement of the Pacific; @MAACambridge. https://www.amazon.com/Voyagers-Settlement-Pacific-Nicholas-Thomas/dp/1541619838 An award-winning scholar explores the sixty-thousand-year history of the Pacific islands in this dazzling, deeply researched account. The islands of…
 
Photo: Congressonal contention: Congresswoman Alice Mary Robertson was colorful, quotable, conservative, and hostile to the women’s suffrage movement and its many leaders. Robertson’s single term in the House hinged on her rejection of a significant piece of legislation—a proposed World War I Veterans Bonus Bill.* @Batchelorshow The rocky road ahea…
 
Photo: Amour vaillant: Cupid stands guard by a long burning torch, in the background a loving couple. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "In the Tunnel of Love" #Unbound. A story from the collection, Gordon Liddy Is My Muse, by John Calvin Batchelor. The complete 85 minutes. Read by John Batchelor. Gordon L…
 
Photo: Artist's concept of Voyager spacecraft in flight The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #ClassiscKenCroswell: #UNBOUND. The Voyager twins can still communicate from interstellar space. Ken Croswell. The Lives of Stars. 1. I977: to Saturn and Jupiter and beyond. Fascinating moons: Io, same size as our Moon, has erupting …
 
Photo: Man Leaning on Large Bell, from Huchui Temple Destroyed by Taiping Rebels (1850-62). China, 1875 CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Chaos under Heaven https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08B364SKG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 The explosive, behind-the-scenes story of Donald Trump’s high-stakes confron…
 
Photo: Germany: Landscape with View of a Farmer's Cottage CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "Hollywood Before the Mast" #UNBOUND. A story from the collection, Gordon Liddy Is My Muse,by John Calvin Batchelor. Read by John Batchelor. HFN https://www.amazon.com/Gordon-Liddy-Muse-Calvin-Batchelor/dp/0671690787 …
 
By Walker Mills Dr. Hye Ryeon Jang from the University of Florida’s Department of Political Science joins the program to talk about her PhD dissertation, “Selective Escalation in the South China Sea: China’s Energy Mercantilism, Asymmetric Trade Dependence, and Militarized Maritime Disputes,” and its implications for US policy makers. Download Sea …
 
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