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November 3, 2008

(S4.E10.) Holocausts of the 20th and 21st Centuries

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This podcast episode focuses on holocausts against humanity during the 20th and 21st centuries. While the 20th century has been a mostly positive improvement for those living in North America, in other parts of the world there has been a continuous string of genocides. This lecture explores some of the background for these events.

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(S4.E9.) Chpt 12: The Pacific Century

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This podcast episode focuses on Chapter Twelve, The Pacific Century. This episode explores the changes in Southeast Asia following the end of World War Two. For some countries, there was great progress such as for Japan. Other counties, such as Vietnam became a battle ground for the Cold War between Russia and the United States.

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(S4.E8.) Chpt 9 Rise and Fall of the Russian Empire

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This podcast episode focuses on Chapter Nine, Rise and Fall of the Russian Empire. From its beginnings at the end of World War One, led by Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin, the new Soviet Union would soon dominate the world and serve as a powerful player in world domination. The tensions between the Russian Empire and the U.S. almost led to a shooting war.

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(S4.E7.) Chpt 7 The Cold War

Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History During the Past Century. 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 episode focuses on Chapter Seven, The Cold War. The tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States dominated the second half of the 20th century.

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