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The Global History Podcast is an educational show designed for students, teachers, and anyone interested in the early modern world. We are dedicated to sharing histories both early modern and global, from approximately the 16th to the early 19th centuries.

The Global History Podcast Chase Caldwell Smith and Jeffery C. J. Chen

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The Global History Podcast is an educational show designed for students, teachers, and anyone interested in the early modern world. We are dedicated to sharing histories both early modern and global, from approximately the 16th to the early 19th centuries.

    Rachel Kaufman on Poetry, Memory, and Crypto-Judaism in New Mexico

    Rachel Kaufman on Poetry, Memory, and Crypto-Judaism in New Mexico

    Rachel Kaufman speaks about crypto-Judaism in the New World, the complexities of memory practices, and the importance of poetry in translating the emotions and materiality of the historical archive.

    • 56 min
    Sujit Sivasundaram on the Age of Revolutions in the Indian and Pacific Oceans

    Sujit Sivasundaram on the Age of Revolutions in the Indian and Pacific Oceans

    Sujit Sivasundaram speaks about his new book, 'Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire,' discussing the age of revolutions in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

    • 42 min
    Stephen Whiteman on Landscape, Space, and Global Connections at the Kangxi Emperor’s Estate at Rehe

    Stephen Whiteman on Landscape, Space, and Global Connections at the Kangxi Emperor’s Estate at Rehe

    Stephen Whiteman speaks about his book, 'Where Dragon Veins Meet: The Kangxi Emperor and His Estate at Rehe', discussing the study of landscapes, digital art history methods, and Qing history.

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Janet Gyatso on Medicine, Buddhism, and the Body in Early Modern Tibet

    Janet Gyatso on Medicine, Buddhism, and the Body in Early Modern Tibet

    Janet Gyatso speaks about her book, 'Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet', discussing topics including the entanglement of Buddhism and medicine in Tibet, the cross-cultural influences of diverse medical traditions on Tibetan medicine, and the importance of adopting a non-Eurocentric perspective when studying ways of knowing, debating, and gathering information about the human body and the natural world.

    • 36 min
    Craig Lambert and Steven Mentz on Approaches to Late Medieval and Early Modern Maritime Worlds

    Craig Lambert and Steven Mentz on Approaches to Late Medieval and Early Modern Maritime Worlds

    Craig Lambert and Steven Mentz discuss their new book, 'The Routledge Companion to Marine and Maritime Worlds, 1400-1800' (edited by Lambert, Mentz, and Prof. Claire Jowitt). They discuss topics including how the volume situates itself in scholarship on the late medieval and early modern oceans, the importance of interdisciplinary approaches in writing about the sea, and the significance of the period 1400-1800 in the history of maritime worlds.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Suman Seth on Climate, Medicine, and Race in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire

    Suman Seth on Climate, Medicine, and Race in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire

    Suman Seth speaks about his book, 'Difference and Disease: Medicine, Race, and Locality in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire', discussing topics including ideas about the process of 'seasoning', undergone when a person migrated from one kind of climate to another, gender and susceptibility to disease, and the entanglement of transatlantic slavery and abolition with ideas about race and medicine.

    • 1 hr 8 min

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