Context with Brad Harris
By Brad Harris, Historian
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What led to the rise of the modern world? How have we made so much progress, and what are its consequences? There are countless great books exploring these critical questions... we know we should read them, but most of us don't have time. Join historian Brad Harris as he distills their insights in a captivating, accessible way. Unless we understand our historical context, our discourse will be bloated with bad assumptions and progress will stall. We each owe it to our future to be a better historian, and Brad Harris helps us think like one.
||CleanMerchants of Doubt, by Naomi Oreskes & Erik Conway||Reviewed by Brad Harris, Historian||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGalileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science, by Peter Atkins||Reviewed by Brad Harris, Historian||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEvolution's Other Narrative||By Brad Harris, Historian||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlagues and Peoples, by William McNeill||Reviewed by Brad Harris, Historian||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created, by Charles Mann||Reviewed by Brad Harris, Historian||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGenghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, by Jack Weatherford||Reviewed by Brad Harris, Historian||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Structure of Scientific Revolutions, by Thomas Kuhn||Reviewed by Brad Harris, Historian||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScientific Culture and the Making of the Industrial West, by Margaret Jacob||Reviewed by Brad Harris, Historian||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David Landes||Reviewed by Brad Harris, Historian||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGuns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond||Reviewed by Brad Harris, Historian||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Brad Harris continues to deliver. His keen eye for what fascinates, and his verbally eloquent narrative grabs you until he says, “So long.”
Concise and Informative
Offers great, concise summaries of notable history books. He often adds in critiques to provide perspective. No frills, just ideas.
Such an amazing podcast!
Extremely entertaining and enlightening. Great for broadening perspective about our place on this earth, how we got here and where we may go. Fantastic job and please keep them coming 🤙