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December 14, 2008

(S4.E14.) Chpt 16: Creating a New World Order

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This podcast episode focuses on the future of the world. The chapter explores the forces at work that are a result of the previous historical events and also will serve to help shape the future. Globalization is a major force that is explored in the chapter that will influence culture, economics, military events, and migration patterns.

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(S4.E13.) Chpt 15: The Middle East Since WWII

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This podcast episode focuses on the growth of nationalism in the Middle East after World War Two. For centuries ethnic, religious, cultural, and political tensions have tormented this area. The two big challenges for the region is the fight for control of oil, the lifeblood of most nations, and achieving peace in the Middle East with Palestine and Israel.

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(S4.E12.) Chpt 14: Emerging Africa

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 the growth of nationalism in Africa Iafter World War Two. For centuries ethnic, religious, cultural, and political tensions have tormented this area. The recent departure of the European colonial powers have presented an opportunity to develop a new identity for these new countries. But they also face the challenges of a new country with establishing new traditions and healing old wounds from past conflict within and from without Africa.

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December 13, 2008

(S4.E11.) Chpt 13: Nationalism in South and SE Asia

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 the growth of nationalism in India and Pakistan after World War Two. For centuries ethnic, religious, cultural, and political tensions have tormented this area. The violence that occurred before and after the partition of India with creation of Pakistan still causes tension today.

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