History of English Podcast

Excellent!  I highly recommend this series.  Very interesting presentation and approach to history.  And you’ll get to hear a little Middle and Old English.
http://historyofenglishpodcast.com/

 

The Agora Podcasting Network is arranging a history podcasting conference in New York City on June 29, 2019. It will feature history podcasters like Kevin Stroud, David Crowther (History of England Podcast), Mike Duncan (History of Rome Podcast and Revolutions Podcast), and many others. Check out this link for more information: The Intelligent Speech Conference.

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Sat, May 04, 2019
Source: History of English

The 14th century poem called Piers Plowman has intrigued and perplexed readers for over six centuries. In the 14th century, it was embraced by peasants who used it as inspiration in their struggle against the upper classes of England. That struggle culminated in a major peasant uprising in the early 1380s. In this episode, we explore the connections between Piers Plowman and the Peasant Revolt.

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Wed, Apr 24, 2019
Source: History of English

In the 1300s, the scribes of England began a gradual shift from the use of animal hides like parchment to a new material made from plant fibers. That new writing material was paper. In this episode, we explore the history of paper, and we examine the fundamental connection between texts and textiles.

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Wed, Mar 27, 2019
Source: History of English

In the 1300s, the scribes of England began a gradual shift from the use of animal hides like parchment to a new material made from plant fibers. That new writing material was paper. In this episode, we explore the history of paper, and we examine the fundamental connection between texts and textiles.

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Wed, Mar 27, 2019
Source: History of English

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