Historically Thinking: Conversations about historical knowledge and how we achieve it

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Title: Episode 116: The First Historian

Episode 116: The First Historian

June 19th, 2019

  “Herodotus, from Halicarnassus, here displays his enquiries, that human achievement may be spared the ravages of time, and that everything… Go to Episode

Episode 115: Samurai, or, Myths and Realities of Japanese Warriors

June 12th, 2019

  In late 19thcentury Japan, samurai were considered an “anachronistic embarassment, unproductive and useless.” Western dress spread rapidly… Go to Episode

Episode 114: Creative Historical Thinking, or, Thinking Outside the Box

June 5th, 2019

First an apology. This conversation was recorded in the lobby of a hotel, and at times you’ll get to listen in on other people’s conversations.… Go to Episode

Behind the Book 002: At the Cowpens

May 27th, 2019

Another “Behind the Book” bonus episode, and one very appropriate for Memorial Day. This time I’m talking with John Slaughter, in his… Go to Episode