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The French History Podcast

The French History Podcast

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The French History Podcast
The French History Podcast

The French History Podcast

The French History Podcast

31
Followers
175
Plays
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A podcast that traces the history of France from 3 million years ago to present, as told by leading French scholars..

Latest Episodes

26-The Gallic Empire

Rome is falling apart. It's being invaded along its entire northern and eastern borders. Emperors are assassinated. Usurper generals rise up every year to seize power. Plague devastates the empire. Out of this chaos a Gallic military commander decides to create a new Celtic empire and revive a free Gaul.

25 MIN1 w ago
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26-The Gallic Empire

25-The Ancient Superpower and its Decline

Rome ascends to unprecedented glory by the time of Antoninus Pius. Then the unthinkable happens and the ancient superpower is hit with one disaster after another. Plague, civil war and invasion bring the glorious empire to its knees.

47 MIN3 w ago
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25-The Ancient Superpower and its Decline

The Phoney War with Cameron Zinsou

Ph.D candidate Cameron Zinsou talks about the tense waiting period known as 'The Phoney War.' Zinsou argues that despite no large-scale military engagements occuring a whole lot happened. French society had to reorganize for total war and that the political, social and military changes presaged the occupation.

29 MINOCT 26
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The Phoney War with Cameron Zinsou

24-The Two Lost Centuries

Nearly two centuries of Gallia's history go missing. What happened to the records and what happened in Gallia?

16 MINOCT 19
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24-The Two Lost Centuries

France, Haiti and the American Civil War with Dr. Matthew Clavin

The Haitian Revolution has often been described as an oddity that had little impact on the world. Since then, historians have challenged this narrative and argue that Haiti's victory over France had a huge impact on the Atlantic World. Dr. Matthew Clavin of the University of Houston argues that the Haitian Revolution had an enormous impact on the world.

43 MINOCT 12
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France, Haiti and the American Civil War with Dr. Matthew Clavin

23-Three Gods, Four Emperors

The Year of the Four Emperors in the Roman Empire brings chaos and war. In Gallia, three people claim divinity as they revolt against the empire.

20 MINOCT 5
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23-Three Gods, Four Emperors

The Merchant of Revolution with Sarah K. Miles

Guest host Sarah K. Miles tells the fascinating story of how radical bookseller François Maspero spread revolutionary anti-colonial ideas from the left bank of the Seine. Listen as Ms. Miles recounts how Maspero evaded government sensors, created networks of subversives across the world.

25 MINSEP 28
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The Merchant of Revolution with Sarah K. Miles

22-Twilight of the Druids, Madness of Emperors

Another revolt convinces Tiberius and later Claudius that the only way to civilize Gallia is to rid it of its druids. Gallia survives the madness of Caligula and then unites with Hispania to overthrow Nero.

24 MINSEP 21
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22-Twilight of the Druids, Madness of Emperors

Disability and Disease in 19th Cent. Paris with Dr. Catherine Kudlick

Dr. Catherine Kudlick of San Francisco State University talks about a blind community in 19th century Paris. Furthermore, she talks about disability, disease and what those meant in French history.

45 MINSEP 14
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Disability and Disease in 19th Cent. Paris with Dr. Catherine Kudlick

21-The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest

Augustus decides to invade Germania and Romanize it as he did with Gallia. Family drama and an insurrection give the Germans a chance to revolt. What follows is one of Rome's greatest tragedies and a history-defining moment for Gallia, Rome and Europe.

21 MINSEP 7
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21-The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest

Latest Episodes

26-The Gallic Empire

Rome is falling apart. It's being invaded along its entire northern and eastern borders. Emperors are assassinated. Usurper generals rise up every year to seize power. Plague devastates the empire. Out of this chaos a Gallic military commander decides to create a new Celtic empire and revive a free Gaul.

25 MIN1 w ago
Comments
26-The Gallic Empire

25-The Ancient Superpower and its Decline

Rome ascends to unprecedented glory by the time of Antoninus Pius. Then the unthinkable happens and the ancient superpower is hit with one disaster after another. Plague, civil war and invasion bring the glorious empire to its knees.

47 MIN3 w ago
Comments
25-The Ancient Superpower and its Decline

The Phoney War with Cameron Zinsou

Ph.D candidate Cameron Zinsou talks about the tense waiting period known as 'The Phoney War.' Zinsou argues that despite no large-scale military engagements occuring a whole lot happened. French society had to reorganize for total war and that the political, social and military changes presaged the occupation.

29 MINOCT 26
Comments
The Phoney War with Cameron Zinsou

24-The Two Lost Centuries

Nearly two centuries of Gallia's history go missing. What happened to the records and what happened in Gallia?

16 MINOCT 19
Comments
24-The Two Lost Centuries

France, Haiti and the American Civil War with Dr. Matthew Clavin

The Haitian Revolution has often been described as an oddity that had little impact on the world. Since then, historians have challenged this narrative and argue that Haiti's victory over France had a huge impact on the Atlantic World. Dr. Matthew Clavin of the University of Houston argues that the Haitian Revolution had an enormous impact on the world.

43 MINOCT 12
Comments
France, Haiti and the American Civil War with Dr. Matthew Clavin

23-Three Gods, Four Emperors

The Year of the Four Emperors in the Roman Empire brings chaos and war. In Gallia, three people claim divinity as they revolt against the empire.

20 MINOCT 5
Comments
23-Three Gods, Four Emperors

The Merchant of Revolution with Sarah K. Miles

Guest host Sarah K. Miles tells the fascinating story of how radical bookseller François Maspero spread revolutionary anti-colonial ideas from the left bank of the Seine. Listen as Ms. Miles recounts how Maspero evaded government sensors, created networks of subversives across the world.

25 MINSEP 28
Comments
The Merchant of Revolution with Sarah K. Miles

22-Twilight of the Druids, Madness of Emperors

Another revolt convinces Tiberius and later Claudius that the only way to civilize Gallia is to rid it of its druids. Gallia survives the madness of Caligula and then unites with Hispania to overthrow Nero.

24 MINSEP 21
Comments
22-Twilight of the Druids, Madness of Emperors

Disability and Disease in 19th Cent. Paris with Dr. Catherine Kudlick

Dr. Catherine Kudlick of San Francisco State University talks about a blind community in 19th century Paris. Furthermore, she talks about disability, disease and what those meant in French history.

45 MINSEP 14
Comments
Disability and Disease in 19th Cent. Paris with Dr. Catherine Kudlick

21-The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest

Augustus decides to invade Germania and Romanize it as he did with Gallia. Family drama and an insurrection give the Germans a chance to revolt. What follows is one of Rome's greatest tragedies and a history-defining moment for Gallia, Rome and Europe.

21 MINSEP 7
Comments
21-The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
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