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How It Began: A History of the Modern World

By Brad Harris, Historian of Science & Technology

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A thrilling podcast about the History of the Modern World. Humanity has been hard at work for centuries to empower itself with better tools and insights, from science and surgery to electricity and the Internet, and this series celebrates the history of those triumphs. Compared to our ancestors, we live like superheroes and sorcerers, endowed with powers they could never have imagined. But how did we achieve all this? Historian Brad Harris tackles that question head on, revealing how the most important scientific, technological, and cultural advancements in history began, and inspiring us to keep reaching for new historical triumphs along the way.

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This is the best podcast I have ever found it is amazingly done! If you like history or want to know how things started this is the podcast for you.

How it Began

The very best history of science podcast I have found so far. Deeply thought provoking and exceptional production values. Highly recommended.

How It Began: A History of the Modern World
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  • Category: History
  • Language: English

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