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

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

    Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Sculptures, Part 2

    Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Sculptures, Part 2

    Today's episode covers how the removal of Ancient Greek artifacts from Greece by Lord Elgin played out, how these sculptures became part of the collection of the British Museum, and why the controversy over all this has continued until today.
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    • 46 Min.
    Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Sculptures, Part 1

    Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Sculptures, Part 1

    Starting in 1801, the Seventh Earl of Elgin removed many classical Greek sculptures from Greece, particularly from the Parthenon and other monuments at the Acropolis in Athens. Pt. 1 covers the events leading up to the early removal efforts.
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    • 37 Min.
    SYMHC Classics: The Ghost Army

    SYMHC Classics: The Ghost Army

    We’re revisiting a 2015 episode about the U.S. Ghost Army, a top-secret group assembled to create confusion and mislead Axis forces during WWII. 
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    • 29 Min.
    Behind the Scenes Minis: André Le Nôtre

    Behind the Scenes Minis: André Le Nôtre

    Holly and Tracy discuss the great master gardener's work, delve into the moral implications of opulence, and weigh those against the value of the resulting art. They also discuss the nature of unconscious perception of others based on presentation.
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    • 14 Min.
    André Le Nôtre, Part 2

    André Le Nôtre, Part 2

    In part one, we talked about Le Nôtre's early years and his work at Vaux-le-Vicomte. Today, we'll pick up with his incredible achievements designing and executing the gardens of Versailles and his later life.
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    • 35 Min.
    André Le Nôtre, Part 1

    André Le Nôtre, Part 1

    Le Nôtre's work defined the French formal garden in the 17th century. Today in part one, we’re going to cover his life up to a project that was controversial not for Le Nôtre's part in it, but because of its implications for the property’s owner.
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    • 32 Min.

Kundenrezensionen

Phil206 ,

Very interesting and enjoyable

I have learned a great deal of interesting historical ephemera.
Especially in shows the focus on a woman in history, the hosts tend to get a little gushy. While cute, this distracts from the "seriousness" of the content sometimes

Jay Terra ,

One of my absolute favorite podcast.

One of my absolute favorite podcast. Keep up the excellent work.

Kate (Germany) ,

Love it!

"Stuff You Missed in History Class" combines two of my favorite things: English and History. I love the topics and the way the stuff is presented.
Thank you very much!

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