What happens when you stay put
The Neolithic revolution and early River Valley civilizations.
The Agricultural Revolution
Indus Valley civilization
Oh, so that’s where that comes from!
The Ancient Greeks, Persians, Indians, Chinese, and the trade between them. Oh, and also the Romans.
Greeks and Persians
Buddha and Ashoka
2000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius
The Silk Road and ancient trade
The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or... which was it?
What’s God got to do with it? - a lot
Early Christianity, Byzantium, Islam, and Medieval Europe.
Christianity from Judaism to Constantine
Fall of Rome the Roman Empire... in the 15th Century
Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars all without a flamewar
The Dark Ages...how dark were they, really?
The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?
Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa
Conquest, trade, and more conquest.
Wait for it... the Mongols!
International commerce, snorkeling camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade
Venice and the Ottoman Empire
Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols
Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners
When people do great and really terrible things
The Renaissance, Colonialism, and the Slave Trade.
The Renaissance: Was it a Thing?
The Columbian Exchange
The Atlantic Slave Trade
The Spanish Empire, silver, runaway inflation
The Seven Years War
The amazing life and strange death of Captain Cook
You ain’t the boss of me! Oh, maybe you are
Revolution and Modern Society.
Tea, Taxes, and the American Revolution
The French Revolution
The Haitian Revolutions
Latin American Revolutions
Coal, steam, and the Industrial Revolution
Capitalism and Socialism
Nationalism, Imperialism Globalization: the good, the bad and the really, really ugly
The world of the 20th century and today.
Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism
Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I
Communists, Nationalists, and China's Revolutions
World War II
USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War
Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant
Globalization I - The upside
Globalization II - good or bad?