EP29 The Handmaidens of the Apocalypse
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
1w ago
Investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen joins Dan to discuss the contents of her new book which, using insider and expert information, dramatically outlines how a nuclear war might unfold.   ..read more
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EP28 Superhumanly Inhuman
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
2M ago
This show starts off with an extended discussion of the genocide of Jews in the Holocaust and the associated dangers of extreme governmental power followed by an interview with Holocaust expert and historian Dan Stone ..read more
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EP27 More Steppe Stories
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
8M ago
Huns, Mongols, Turks, Scythians and other nomadic steppe tribes are longtime interests of Dan's. In this show he interviews historian Kenneth W. Harl who specializes in the study of those fascinating peoples. 1. Empires of the Steppes: A History of the Nomadic Tribes Who Shaped Civilization by Kenneth W. Harl 2. China Marches West: The Qing Conquest of Central Eurasia by Peter C. Perdue ..read more
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EP26 Dig This!
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
11M ago
Daniele Bolelli the fabulous host of “History on Fire” and I fanboy out over archaeology. We had some inexplicable audio problems at times with the recording, so hopefully that doesn't detract from the greatness of the guest.   ..read more
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EP25 The Long View
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
1y ago
Dan tries focusing a much wider historical lens on perennial human issues like war, land ownership, immigration, ethnicity, environmental worries and the double-edged sword that is human inventiveness. 1. “Agricola and Germania” by Tacitus 2.  “A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich” by  Christopher B. Krebs ..read more
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EP24 Manifesting the Muse with Rick
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
1y ago
Rick Rubin joins Dan to discuss human creativity. This unusual show evolves as it goes though and by the end covers a wide array of subjects and topics. By the end it isn't even clear who is asking questions and who is answering them. 1. “Broken Record” with Rick Rubin and Malcolm Gladwell https://www.pushkin.fm/podcasts/broken-record 2. “Tetragrammaton” podcast with Rick Rubin https://tunein.com/radio/Tetragrammaton-with-Rick-Rubin-p3496748/ 3. “From Cyrus to Alexander: A History of the Persian Empire” by Pierre Briant 4. “The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life” by Twyla Tharp 5. “T ..read more
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EP23 Boxing with Ghosts
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
1y ago
Ready for an argument? Like Dan's quote voice? Waiting to hear Dan discuss boxing? Then you've hit the trifecta. Boxing expert Mike Silver and Dan discuss whether today's modern fighters could compete with those of yesteryear. 1. The Arc of Boxing: The Rise and Decline of the Sweet Science by Mike Silver 2. The Night the Referee Hit Back: Memorable Moments from the World of Boxing by Mike Silver 3. Stars in the Ring: Jewish Champions in the Golden Age of Boxing: A Photographic History by Mike Silver ..read more
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EP22 The Fabulous Bill Barrett
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
1y ago
Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook stop by to continue the conversation with Dan that began on their own podcast The Rest is History.   ..read more
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EP21 Hollandansandbrook
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
1y ago
Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook stop by to continue the conversation with Dan that began on their own podcast The Rest is History. 1. “Rubicon” by Tom Holland  2. “Dominion” by Tom Holland 3. “Persian Fire” by Tom Holland ..read more
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EP 20 A Republic Lost at Sea
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
by Dan Carlin
2y ago
Professor Barry Strauss and Dan talk about Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Julius Caesar, Augustus Caesar and a host of historical luminaries in a tale worthy of Shakespeare as the Roman Republic goes down with the ships at Actium. Show Notes: 1. “The War That Made the Roman Empire: Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium” by Barry Strauss 2. “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu 3. Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History “Death Throes of the Republic”   ..read more
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