Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note: 3/27-4/4

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H-Atlantic Subscribers,

With hopes of again retaining some sense of normalcy as coronavirus takes is physical and emotional toll, the Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note Blog continues to post episodes of note for scholars of Atlantic History.

This week, postings focus on slavery, language, the early American borderlands, and narratives of resistance.

As well, look below to a few episodes in the Remembrance of Past Podcasts Section that focus on aspects of maritime life and a history of race in the Jim Crow Era.

Stay safe in these troubling times.

Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note:

1) New Books Network – Jeff Forret – William’s Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and his Cargo of Black Convicts

2) History Unplugged – “How Does a Nation Have an Identity When Its People Speak Different Languages? Ask Canada (Quebec Specifically)”

3) Ben Franklin’s World – “A History of Early Detroit”

4) History of African Philosophy – “Let Your Motto Be Resistance” – Henry Highland Garnet

5) New Books Network – Alexander Mikaberidze – The Napoleonic Wars: A Global History

This Day in History Class:

4/1/1940 – Wangari Maathai Born

3/31/1878 – Jack Johnson Born

3/30/1791 – Meter Defined

Remembrance of Past Podcasts:

Stuff You Missed in History Class offered an episode of interest for martime studies with “Ida Lewis, Lighthouse Keeper.”

New Books Network offered an episode of note for those interested in race within Atlantic Studies with Coming of Age in Jim Crow DC: Navigating the Politics of Everyday Life by Paula Austin.


Andrew Kettler

Co-Editor, H-Atlantic