This week Scipio invades Africa and Mago invades Italy.
Friday, 27 November 2015
Thursday, 26 November 2015
A History of the United States. Episode 15 - The Thanksgiving Special (Which has Nothing to do with Thanksgiving)
This week we were supposed to cover thanksgiving, but I screw up the timings so we talk about General Bacon instead.
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Monday, 23 November 2015
Friday, 20 November 2015
This week we once again break out of the narrative to talk about Virginia's increasing political sophistication across the 1620s and 1630s.
Wednesday, 18 November 2015
This week we return to the narrative (after a quick word about my MA results). After 8 years of English oppression, the Powhatans have enough and launch a war, meanwhile in London the Virginia Company collapses due to sheer incompetence.
Monday, 16 November 2015
This week we delve into social history for the first time this series. As the title suggests, we introduce a few elements which will be important as time develops, such as the introduction of slavery to Virginia and growing inequality. In short, we cover how miserable life was for your average Virginian.