Episode 141: Reconstruction From Past to Present
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
2M ago
In the wake of the Civil War, the Reconstruction Era emerged as a time of radical change in the 19th century United States. Dr. Peniel Joseph brings this conversation into the 20th and 21st centuries as we discuss his most recent book, The Third Reconstruction: America’s Struggle for Racial Justice in the Twenty-First Century ..read more
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Episode 140: Ridley Scott’s Napoleon
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
2M ago
Ridley Scott’s new film, Napoleon, is a monumental historical epic that has endured mixed reviews since its release last month, due to historical inaccuracies and narrative jumps. But do such criticisms miss the point? Today 15 Minute History is joined by Professor Judith Coffin, who studies and teaches French history at UT Austin, including the ..read more
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Episode 139: New Theory of American History
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
2M ago
“How can a nation founded on the homelands of dispossessed Indigenous peoples be the world’s most exemplary democracy?” asks Professor Ned Blackhawk (Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone), author of The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History. Today, Dr. Blackhawk discusses what it would look like to build a new theory ..read more
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Episode 137: Jean Paul Sartre In The Arab World
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
3M ago
In 1967, the French philosopher Jean Paul Sartre traveled to Egypt and Israel on a quest to understand the region and its conflicts. The trip would challenge and change him — and lead to accusations of betrayal. Today, 15 Minute History is joined by Yoav Di Capua, author of “No Exit Arab Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre ..read more
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Episode 138: Sex, Race, and Labor in French Colonialism
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
3M ago
Traditionally, we think about European power being built with ships and swords. However, new scholarship uncovers a more nuanced and complex picture. Today, 15 Minute history is joined by Mélanie Lamotte, a historian of the French Empire whose work demonstrates the role that sex, race and labor played in the global expansion of French power ..read more
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Episode 136: Afro-Indigenous Histories of the US
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
3M ago
Afro-Indigenous histories are central to the history of the United States, tribal sovereignty, and civil rights. Today, Dr. Kyle Mays (Saginaw Chippewa) author of An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States and Hip Hop Beats, Indigenous Rhymes: Modernity and Hip Hop in Indigenous North America, discusses the intersections of Black and Indigenous history through the ..read more
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Episode 135: Connected Histories of Cuba and the United States
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
3M ago
While the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War are important aspects of the United States and Cuba’s shared history, they are not the only elements the two share. According to today’s guest and author of Cuba: An American History, Professor Ada Ferrer, there are the centuries of interconnected history between Cuba and the US ..read more
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Episode 134: Austin’s Black History
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
3M ago
To kick off the new season of 15 Minute History, we sit down with Dr. Javier Wallace, founder and guide of Black Austin Tours. While those familiar with Austin know the George Washington Carver Museum as well as historically Black East Austin, Dr. Wallace unpacks other hidden, and not-so-hidden elements of Black history in the ..read more
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Episode 133: The 1844 Philadelphia Riots
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
3M ago
In 1844, Philadelphia, a hub for Irish immigration to the United States, witnessed a series of violent Nativist riots that targeted Irish Americans and Roman Catholic churches. In our season finale, Zachary Schrag discusses the events leading up to the Philadelphia Nativists Riots of 1844, who was there, and how it fits into the broader ..read more
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Episode 132: History of the Second Ku Klux Klan
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by csrose@austin.utexas.edu (The University of Texas at Austin), Not Even Past & Hemispheres
3M ago
Historians argue that several versions of the group known as the Ku Klux Klan or KKK have existed since its inception after the Civil War. But, what makes the Klan of the 1920s different from the others? Linda Gordon, the winner of two Bancroft Prizes and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, writes in The ..read more
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