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The Historyan Weekly Podcast
11 minutes | Jun 29, 2018
Historyan Weekly #8: Women of The World - Florence Nightingale. The Angel of Mercy.
She was a woman that redefined women's role in society. She saved countless lives, changed an entire profession, and created a legacy that lives on to this day. Known as the "Lady With the Lamp" and "The Angel of Mercy", this is the story of Florence Nightingale.
15 minutes | Jun 24, 2018
Historyan Weekly #7: Women of The World - Queen Victoria. Redefining A Nation.
She was as powerful as she was small in stature. Embodying an entire nation, and later an entire empire. She oversaw the largest and most comprehensive societal change in all of human history, and she was doing all of that while redefining what it means to be queen. In the third episode of "Women of the World", we look at Queen Victoria.
15 minutes | Jun 14, 2018
Historyan Weekly #6: Women of The World - Golda Meir. The First Iron Lady.
In the second episode of "Women of the World", we look at Golda Meir. She was the first woman prime minister of Israel, one of the first women leaders in the world, and was the first to be coined with the term "Iron Lady". She was a straight talking, gritty and tough woman, who came from nowhere to put her small new country on the world stage. So who was she? And how big was her impact on the world? Let's find out.
10 minutes | Jun 7, 2018
Historyan Weekly #5: Women of The World - Rosa Parks. First Lady of Civil Rights.
This week marks the start of a new series called "Women of the World" where for the next five episodes, we will look at five women who made a revolutionary impact on society, whether it was their own communities, their countries, or even the entire world. The first of the five to be covered, according to your votes, is Rosa Parks. Who was she, and how did she change the lives of so many millions? Let's find out
14 minutes | May 31, 2018
Historyan Weekly #4: The Beautiful Game of Football. How did one sport change the world?
With the Champions League final behind us and the World Cup soon upon us, it is a good time to take a break and look back at what makes football resonate in the hearts of so many millions. Why is it so popular? What makes it such a big business, and how has such a simple sport become almost a religion within itself? Let's find out
12 minutes | May 24, 2018
Historyan Weekly #3: East vs. West. Christianity vs. Islam. What Was The Third Crusade, and Who Were The Two Masterminds Behind It?
The year is 1191. The location: The Holyland. Two of the greatest warriors of the era prepare to face each other in a clash of civilizations, which will mark the future of this region for a generation. Who were these two men, known as Salah Ad Din and Richard the Lionheart? What did they represent, and how did they become the stuff of legends? Let's find out.
14 minutes | May 17, 2018
Historyan Weekly #2: Iran - From Western Monarchy to Islamic Nuclear Power
US President Donald Trump has decided to pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal, one of the most controversial agreements in modern history. How did Iran get to this point? Why is the world afraid of it, and how did it transform from a western and somewhat liberal monarchy into a nuclear-capable fundamentalist Islamic Republic? Let's find out.
11 minutes | May 10, 2018
Historyan Weekly #1: How Did One Korea Become Two? Will They Make Peace?
North and South Korea appear to be on the cusp of finally ending hostilities between them. 68 years of conflict have left the peninsula split in two, each taking a completely different direction from the other. How did this happen? What caused this nation to split into two polar opposite countries? Let's find out.
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