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Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart is a Secondary History Teache at Shanghai Livingston American School and creator and host of The History of China Podcast.

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#169 - S. Song 12: Instant Regret
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The History of China
Just off of the heady victory over the Jin Dynasty with their new BFFs, the Mongols, a first-in-a-century visit to the Imperial Tombs gives the Song court a brilliant idea - what if we just took them back without asking? What's the worst that could happen?Time Period Covered: 1234-1241 CEMajor Historical Figures:Song Dynasty:Emperor LizongChancellor Zheng QingzhiChancellor Shi Miyuan [d. 1233]General Zhao KuiGeneral Quan ZicaiMongol Khanate:Ögedei KhaghanTöregene KhatunPrince KhödanPrince KhöchuAmbassador Wang Qi For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Bonus 4.1 - Mongol 8.1: Subotai & Jebe's Excellent Adventure
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The History of China
In the course of their pursuit of the fleeing Khwarazmian Amir, Genghis Khan's two top commanders have reached the shores of the Caspian Sea, and heard some of the strangest tales about what - and who - lay beyond. When the Great Khan gives his go-ahead to scout it out, they'll launch a three-year trek that will remake the world in their bloody image.Time Period Covered:1220-1221 CE For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
#168 - S. Song 11: Twilight of the Golds
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The History of China
The Jin Dynasty is surrounded on all sides. It cannot get out. Soon enough, the Mongol stranglehold around Kaifeng will signal the Empire of Black & Gold's death-knell.Time Period Covered:1224-1234 CE For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
#167 - S. Song 10: ...Is My Enemy's Enemy, No More, No Less
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The History of China
With enemies on all sides, and the Mongol sledgehammer poised to strike its crushing blow against them, the Jin Dynasty seeks an out by plunging southward, only to find that the Song defenses have become the anvil on which they rest. Exhausted, they’ll seek peace at any cost… but will it be enough to save the tatters of their empire? Time Period Covered: 1217-1225 CE Major Historical Figures: Song:Emperor Ningzong (Zhao Kuo) [r. 1194-1224] Emperor Lizong (Zhao Yun) [r. 1224-1264] Empress Yang [1162-1232]Chancellor Shi Miyuan [1164-1233] Crown Prince Zhao Xun [1194-1220] Prince Zhao Hong [1207-1225] General Zhao Fang An Bing, Commandant of Sichuan Jin: Emperor Xuanzong (Wudubu/Wanyan Xun) [r. 1213-1224] Emperor Aizong (Ningjiasu/ Wanyan Shouxu) [r.1224-1234] Mongol: Genghis Khan (Temüjin) [r. 1206-1227]General Mukhali [1170-1223] For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
6/4: UK Cable on Tiananmen Square Massacre
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The History of China
Even after 30 years...When you're ordered to forget, to remember becomes an act of defiance. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Location
Shanghai, China
Episode Count
6
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
3 hours, 6 minutes