Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note: 5/4-5/11

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H-Atlantic Subscribers,

This week, the Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note blog offers many interesting episodes to possibly keep scholars engaged during these dark and confusing times.

Episodes from this week include currently relevant work on the meanings of American Exceptionalism, Atlantic Africa, violence in the colonial Spanish Atlantic, culture and religion in Trinidad, and the violence of the Antebellum Era.

As well, look below to the Remembrance of Past Podcasts section to episodes with relevance for Atlantic Studies regarding World War Two and early American botany.

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Atlantic Studies Podcasts of Note:

1) New Books Network – City on a Hill: A History of American Exceptionalism – Abram Van Engen

2) New Books Network – In Our Own Way in This Part of the World – Kwasi Konadu

3) New Books Network – Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic – Victor Uribe-Uran

4) New Books Network – The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad – Alexander Rocklin

5) Stuff You Missed in History Class – “John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry”

This Day in History Class:

5/10/1919 – Charleston Riot of 1919

5/9/1617 – Thomas Blood Attempted Crown Jewels Theft

5/7/1794 – Cult of the Supreme Being Established

Remembrance of Past Podcasts:

With commemoration on the minds of many militay historians, Witness History from the BBC provided an interesting listen concerning “The Liberation of the Channel Islands” during World War Two.

Ben Franklin’s World posted a fascinating episode with Victoria Johnson this week on “David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Early Republic.”


Andrew Kettler

Co-Editor, H-Atlantic