History

A presentation and reading by Hamilton Gregory, author of "McNamara's Folly: The Use of Low-IQ Troops in the Vietnam." Because so many college stud...
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We complete our discussion of the Bronze Age with a look at three areas influenced by the early river valley civilizations: the region known as the...
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UCL Lunch Hour Lecture: The origins of the 'ndrangheta of Calabria: Italy's most powerful mafiaProfessor John Dickie (UCL Italian) On 15 August 200...
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At every step along the way, Vladimir Putin’s rise from the KGB to absolute power in the Kremlin has been marked by a “trail of dead Russians.â...
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Professor Wilson will examine the causes, conduct and consequences of the Thirty Years War, Europes most destructive conflict prior to the two 20th...
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Irving Finkel, Assistant Keeper I with responsibility for cuneiform in the Department of the Middle East, British Museum.This talk, illustrated by ...
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Tesla’s inventions transformed our world, and his visions have continued to inspire great minds for generations.Nikola Tesla invented the radio, ...
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This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with th...
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Roy Casagranda speaks to the historic realities that have lead to the current situation in Syria and explains the larger political environment crea...
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Recorded on April 17, 2018In the century following 150 BCE, the Romans developed a coherent vision of empire and a more systematic provincial admin...
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Andrew Scott Cooper "The US, Iran and the Fall of the Shah: Revisiting the Events of 1977-1979" May 16, 2017 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library An...
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THE PROVOSTS LECTURE Terrorism has become one of the most destructive and worrying aspects of life in 21st-century European cities. Seemingly rando...
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"""There has been a dramatic shift in the nature of what people want and need from their governments."" - Malcolm Gladwell, Globally Renowned Autho...
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Did you miss part one? Listen to part one of the episode herehttps://www.hoover.org/research/why-d...Recorded on January 25, 2018.“If you're inte...
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March 22, 2018 In 1941, the largest, bloodiest war ever broke out between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Worldwide, some 55 million people were...
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Talk by Tavis Smiley author of "Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year" recorded September 30, 2014 at Town Hal...
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This is a production by the National History Center in cooperation with the Woodrow Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy Program in Washingt...
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For the preview video go here: http://youtu.be/i0KL1uxIYzsLecture presented by David C. Kang, Professor and Director, USC Korean Studies Institute....
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Dr. Asif Siddiqi's lecture at the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT. Dr. Asif Siddiqi, space historian and professor at Fordham University, specializes ...
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Professor Quentin Skinner delivered a public lecture at the University of York, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the composition of Nicc...
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