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History in a Hurry

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A history podcast for people who don't necessarily like history. Want to learn a little bit about Ancient Rome or the Black Death but don't want to spend hours doing it? Jack and Lar present a topic in history quick enough for your commute. Now sit back, relax, and learn something.

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A history podcast for people who don't necessarily like history. Want to learn a little bit about Ancient Rome or the Black Death but don't want to spend hours doing it? Jack and Lar present a topic in history quick enough for your commute. Now sit back, relax, and learn something.

Cover image of History in a Hurry

History in a Hurry

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A history podcast for people who don't necessarily like history. Want to learn a little bit about Ancient Rome or the Black Death but don't want to spend hours doing it? Jack and Lar present a topic in history quick enough for your commute. Now sit back, relax, and learn something.

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: Six Hours in Hell

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In 1965, Special Forces member Roy Benavidez stepped on a landmine in South Vietnam. He was told he would never walk again. Not only did Roy prove his doctors wrong, he would return to Vietnam three years later and go on to save the lives of eight people.

Feb 23 2019
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Rank #2: Catherine the Great

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Born Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst, a young princess marries the heir to the Russian throne and becomes Catherine the Great. Learn how she was able to usurp the crown from her husband - with the help & support of the Russian people - to become the country’s longest ruling female leader.

Jan 12 2019
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Rank #3: Joan of Arc

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Joan of Arc believed that God had chosen her to lead France to victory in its long-running war with England. With no military training, the peasant girl convinced the embattled crown prince Charles of Valois to allow her to lead a French army to the besieged city of Orléans, where it achieved a momentous victory over the English and their French allies, the Burgundians. Join Jack and Lar as they discuss the accomplishments and downfall of Joan of Arc. 

Nov 26 2018
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Rank #4: Taiping Rebellion

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The Taiping Rebellion was a civil war in China that was waged from 1850 to 1864. Jack and Lar take a look at how a self-proclaimed convert to Christianity and brother of Jesus Christ led this massive rebellion with his army, eventually expanding to command a population base of nearly 30 million people.

Nov 18 2018
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