Wednesday, May 13, 2015
In this episode of The History Files, Gordon interviews historical archeologist Morgan Blanchard. Starting with new developments in high-tech surveying tools, they go on to discuss excavations of battle sites in New Mexico, World War 2 internment camps, the Battle of the Little Big Horn, and the Tlingit Revolt of 1802 amongst other things.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
|Caricature of the trial of Charlotte Corday (1793), famous for assassinating Marat, one of the prime instigators of the Reign of Terror.|
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
episode #11 of the History Files, Gordon gives some background to and insight on the first horrific genocide of the 20th century, that perpetrated by the Turkish government against Christian Armenians from 1915 to 1918.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
|"Mount your horses, workers and peasants! The Red Cavalry is the pledge of victory." Designer unknown, 1919.|
Thursday, April 16, 2015
this episode of the History Files Gordon and Dylan look at the classic symptoms of decline, which are often confused with causes, and reflect on "The Fate of Empires" by Sir John Glubb.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
|The International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War, image via Wikimedia Commons|
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
episode 007 of the History Files podcast, Gordon discusses Breki Tomasson's musings about where Canada may be headed, recommends the 2004 feature film The Alamo, and then adds his own thoughts on the formation of Canada and the United States and what the future may hold for North America.