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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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What a great idea!

This is like Modern Marvels meets How It's Made. What a fun and innovative way to learn about things we use and see everyday but don't necessarily know how it came to be or...How It Began!

Amazing and refrehsing

Finally a podcast that's as entertaining as it is educational. Perfect for people who've always loved history but hated the tedium of memorizing facts and dates. Great content and sound! Doesn't hurt that his voice sounds like molten chocolate. Can't wait for the next one!

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I'm hooked. Love learning what I don't know but should. This guy's voice is amazing!

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

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