Stuff You Missed In History Class

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Sinopsis

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Episodios

  • Teresa de Cartagena

    Teresa de Cartagena

    12/04/2021 Duración: 41min

    Teresa de Cartagena was a woman who was deaf, chronically ill, and from a Converso family. In spite of the things working against her, she wrote two treatises that have survived until today, which represent several firsts in Spanish history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • SYMHC Classics: 1958 Bombing of The Temple

    SYMHC Classics: 1958 Bombing of The Temple

    10/04/2021 Duración: 34min

    This 2017 episode covers Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, a vocal activist who spoke out for civil rights despite the danger in doing so. White supremacists bombed The Temple in Atlanta in a direct reaction to Rothschild's work for equality. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Rum Rebellion and Jewish History

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Rum Rebellion and Jewish History

    09/04/2021 Duración: 12min

    Tracy and Holly discuss how the Rum Rebellion is less harrowing than other similar incidents that have been covered on the show. They then discuss the Images of America book series and how Jeremy Katz's book about Atlanta's Jewish history connects the past to the present. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Interview: Jeremy Katz of The Breman Museum

    Interview: Jeremy Katz of The Breman Museum

    07/04/2021 Duración: 52min

    Holly sits down with Jeremy Katz, the director of archives at The Breman Museum to talk about his new book "The Jewish Community of Atlanta," his career in history, and the expansive archives at The Breman. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • The Rum Rebellion

    The Rum Rebellion

    05/04/2021 Duración: 42min

    The Rum Rebellion overthrew William Bligh, governor of New South Wales, in 1808. It was Australia’s only military coup and was only given that nickname much later.   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • SYMHC Classics: Mutiny on the Bounty

    SYMHC Classics: Mutiny on the Bounty

    03/04/2021 Duración: 30min

    In this 2010 episode, previous hosts Sarah and Katie take a closer look at the legendary mutiny on the HMS Bounty -- and figure out whether William Bligh deserves his terrible reputation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Esperanto and Bodiam

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Esperanto and Bodiam

    02/04/2021 Duración: 14min

    Tracy and Holly discuss their relationships with language learning, and then discuss the ways that historical sites and museums have offered information for the public that would normally only be seen on-site. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Bodiam Castle

    Bodiam Castle

    31/03/2021 Duración: 38min

    This castle is unique in its design and the extent to which the ground surrounding it are part of that design. It’s also closely tied to the turbulent period in England’s history that runs from the Hundred Years War, through the Wars of the Roses. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • L.L. Zamenhof and the Hope of Esperanto

    L.L. Zamenhof and the Hope of Esperanto

    29/03/2021 Duración: 50min

    Esperanto was developed by a Jewish man living in the Russian Empire in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It’s a story linked to both persecution and profound hope. Zamenhof hoped to bring the world together through a shared second language. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • SYMHC Classics: Hildegard von Bingen

    SYMHC Classics: Hildegard von Bingen

    27/03/2021 Duración: 29min

    This 2016 episode examines a Christian mystic of medieval Europe who was way, way ahead of her time. If she had lived a few hundred years later, and been male, people probably would have called her a renaissance man. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Arsinoë and Sissieretta

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Arsinoë and Sissieretta

    26/03/2021 Duración: 17min

    Tracy and Holly talk about the trickier aspects of researching a story like Arsinoë's, as well as women trying to find agency in Arsinoë's time. Discussion of Sissieretta focuses on how the press covered her appearances, and how many of the issues and racist treatment she faced still persist for Black performers today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Sissieretta Jones

    Sissieretta Jones

    24/03/2021 Duración: 49min

    Sissieretta Jones was a Black operatic and popular music singer in the early 20th century. And she was famous in her day, but then kind of vanished from the papers when she retired. Her last years were lived in relative obscurity.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Arsinoë II, Ptolemaic Queen

    Arsinoë II, Ptolemaic Queen

    22/03/2021 Duración: 44min

    The Ptolemies were a Greek dynasty that ruled Egypt during the Hellenistic period. And in a lot of ways Arsinoë II really set the standard for the generations of Ptolemaic queens that followed her. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • SYMHC Classics: Plessy v Ferguson

    SYMHC Classics: Plessy v Ferguson

    20/03/2021 Duración: 29min

    This 2015 episode covers a landmark legal moment. The ruling in this infamous U.S. Supreme Court case stated that segregation was legal as long as the separate facilities were equal. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Duke and Hawaii

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Duke and Hawaii

    19/03/2021 Duración: 12min

    Holly and Tracy talk about the appeal of Duke Kahanamoku, his story being illustrative of the problematic nature of cultures being subverted in an effort to get along with others, and his love of naps. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Duke Kahanamoku, Part 2

    Duke Kahanamoku, Part 2

    17/03/2021 Duración: 40min

    Part 2 of our coverage of Duke Kahanamoku's life delves into about what happened to Duke after that sudden onslaught of Olympic fame, and how it wasn’t really what Duke expected.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Duke Kahanamoku, Part 1

    Duke Kahanamoku, Part 1

    15/03/2021 Duración: 39min

    Kahanamoku became world-famous as an Olympic swimmer, and his love for sports of all kinds started from his childhood on Oahu. Part one covers his early life, up through his first Olympics and the start of becoming a global surfing icon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • SYMHC Classics: Skellig Michael

    SYMHC Classics: Skellig Michael

    13/03/2021 Duración: 33min

    Today, we revisit a December 2017 episode about Skellig Michael. This small island off the west coast of Ireland recently became a film star, but Skellig Michael has a rich history all its own. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: 1918 Pandemic Revisited

    Behind the Scenes Minis: 1918 Pandemic Revisited

    12/03/2021 Duración: 18min

    Tracy and Holly discuss where they're at a year into the pandemic. Tracy also talks about how frustrated she was researching this week's episodes, and how exhausting it is to see the same things repeating. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

  • 1918 Flu Pandemic, Revisited - Part 2

    1918 Flu Pandemic, Revisited - Part 2

    10/03/2021 Duración: 42min

    The comparison of the modern pandemic to the 1918 pandemic continues in part two. This time, the show covers ventilation, supply shortages, and vaccines.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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