The AskHistorians Podcast
About This Show
A podcast by history nerds for history nerds (and everyone else too).
The AskHistorians Podcast features members of Reddit's AskHistorians community, as well as published academics, and experts for long-form 60-90 minute in-depth conversations about a topic of their research. Additionally, each podcast episode is accompanied by a thread in AskHistorians where the expert swings by to answer followup questions. Find us answering questions at www.reddit.com/r/askhistorians or on patreon at www.patreon.com/askhistorians.Read more »
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AskHistorians Podcast 115 - The Friends They Loathed - Quaker Religion and Persecution in the American Revolution
Today we talk with /u/UncoveredHistory, better known as Jason Aglietti. He is a public librarian in Baltimore and he just finished his Master’s thesis from University of Maryland Baltimore County, where he wrote and defended his thesis The Friends They Loathed: The Persecution of Maryland Quakers During the Revolutionary War. Jason will tell us all about the lives of the Quakers in the American colonies from their founding to their persecution in the revolutionary war. This is NOT the history you usually hear about the revolutionary war, and Jason gives us a lot of new things to think about! Finding The Maryland 400, the history project Jason worked on and talks about can be found here. Jason's blog is here. Discussion thread.Read more »
Rated 5 out of
So informative and so nicely made!
This show is a go-to for someone who's inquisitive about history and the ramifications of past actions on the present.
Date published: 2017-03-27