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Today we begin a 3 episode look at China in the early 20th century. The second two episodes of this 3 set miniseries within season 4 will look at Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Tse-dong. 
Today we begin a series of episodes on the Sino Japanese War and early 20th Century Chinese history. 
Today we will take a look at the rise of "militant" Japan. Obviously this is quite important to the story as we go forward. 
Today we take a short walk through Japanese history in the early 20th Century. This is a fascinating time period as it is somewhat contradictory. Slowly but surely an authoritarian state is being created, but for a moment there is a bit of libe
Today we travel back into the 19th century to look at the "Meiji Restoration." This is essentially the beginning of "modern Japan" and is quite important for us if we are to understand the Japanese in the years leading to World War II. Fable Be
Finally, the day has arrived! We are now into "Season 4: WWII in the Pacific." I hope you all are as excited about this as I am. Season 4 will be the most ambitious one yet. There is a lot of history goodness to explore when it comes to WWII, a
The fourth, and final, bonus episode of July to celebrate our 4th Anniversary. I interview author Scott Horton, the libertarian foreign policy expert and author of the book "Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism." You can find Scott'
Today I interview historian Zachary Schrag, author of "Fires of Philadelphia" an excellent look at the riots that took place in Philadelphia in the mid 19th century. If you'd like to purchase the book, just follow the link below. Fires of Phila
Amazingly we have hit the fourth anniversary. Back in 2017 I wasn't sure if I'd still be doing this in 2021. Heck, in April 2020 I wasn't sure any of us would still be around. LOL But here we are. Four years and almost 100 episodes later, the s
This might be the start of a new tradition: a special bonus episode on the 4th of July. This first ever July 4 bonus is on, of course, the Declaration of Independence. I hope you enjoy it!
Today I present to you the introductory episode to our new Patreon only series (available at the $10/month level) "Quagmire in the Middle East". This series covers the American involvement in the Middle East starting with the 1979 Iranian Revol
This is a discussion I recently had with Samantha Skory, a former student of mine who is now a college graduate and specializes in the Cold War. I have a feeling Sam is going to become a semi-regular guest on the show. I should say we are mostl
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Today we discuss the end of the New Deal and its' critics in the 1930s. Yes, there were (and still are) critics of FDR's policies. Huge thanks to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your p
Today we look at FDR's New Deal. It's been a long time coming, and this episode is quite large, but we think it is worth it. Enjoy!This episode is sponsored by Wooga's new podcast June's Journey. Check it out at:June's JourneyRemember, the offi
Today we have a super long episode detailing FDR and his life before he became president. FDR was the most important president of the 20th century, whether or not you like him and his policies. Thus this is one of our largest episodes (if not t
In this fairly long episode we discuss the various possible causes and I settle on one in particular that best explains what happened. The basis for our argument is the book by the late great Murray N. Rothbard America's Great Depression.Fable
Today we start talking about Hoover and the Great Depression. There is a lot of myth surrounding Hoover AND FDR. We will bust the myth that Hoover was a "do nothing" "free market" kind of leader. Instead today you discover that the blue print f
Our old friend Jerry from the Presidencies podcast makes his return. This time we discuss Calvin Coolidge and Amity Shlaes biography about him, Coolidge. Check out Jerry's podcast at:http://presidencies.blubrry.comFable Beard Company is the off
We get a bit closer to the Great Depression as today we discuss the Depression of 1920 and the Presidency of Warren G. Harding. Fable Beard Company is the official beard products company of the American history podcast. For great oils, beard ba
A continuation of our look at American society in the 1920s.Fable Beard Company is the official beard products company of the American history podcast. For great oils, beard balms and butters as well as beard wash and conditioner check out the
Today we discuss American Society in the 1920s. This is part one of a multi part mini series within season 3. Enjoy. Fable Beard Company is the official beard products company of the American history podcast. For great oils, beard balms and but
This is a shortened version of the Patreon only episode titled "Crackers, Rednecks and Donald Trump". Check out our Patreon for access to this and other episodes that are only available on Patreon. Fable Beard Company is the official beard prod
This special cross over episode is with the host of the On Germany podcast, Jacob Collier. In it we take all things Germany and the US in the lead up to WWI and briefly talk about the aftermath of that conflict. Enjoy!Fable Beard Company is the
In this episode we go into the Paris Peace Conference and say goodbye to the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. Fable Beard Company is the official beard products company of the American history podcast. For great oils, beard balms and butters as we
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