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March 30, 2008

(S3.E9.) Chpt 22: War and Revolution in the 20th Century

Chpt 22 War and Revolution in the 20th Century. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link, Download file

This podcast explores the beginning of the 20th century with an emphasis on World War One, the Communist Revolution in Russia, and the world-wide Great Depression. All three of these events are inter-related with one another and serve as the foundation for the upcoming World War Two.

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March 28, 2008

(S3.E8.) Chpt 20 Supplement, Gandhi and Nonviolent Protest in India

Chpt 20 Supplemental Material: Gandhi and Nonviolent Protest in India. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link, Download file

This special podcast provides an overview of the video tape played during class on how Gandhi led his followers in nonviolent protest in India that eventually drove Great Britain out.

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March 27, 2008

(S3.E7.) Chpt 20: The High Tide of Imperialism

Chpt 20: The High Tide of Imperialism. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link, Download file

The podcast provides an overview of the interactions between the Europeans and the cultures in Central and South America, Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. The theme of many of these interactions is the transfer of wealth from those countries back to Europe and an adoption of some customs and culture from the Europeans with these countries.

In addition to a review of the chapter, listen to the music selected by one of the students in the class: Justin Roth, "Bagshot Row" and "On the Fault Line." A web site to learn more about Justin Roth is http://www.justinroth.com

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March 26, 2008

(S3.E6.) Chpt 18: Modernization: Industrialization and Nationalism

Chpt 18: Beginning of Modernization: Industrialization and Nationalism, 1800-1870. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link, Download file

The podcast provides an overview of the modern world by examining both industrialization and nationalism in Europe. The economic and political changes during this time period will shape Europe and the ways that region interacts with the rest of the world.

In addition to a review of the chapter, listen to the music selected by one of the students in the class: Atlas, "Man on Fire" and Enzo, "Night Clubbin" A web site to learn more about Atlas is http://atlasonoline.com

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