8 Amazing Podcasts For Historians

Series: featured July 09, 2017

The past informs the present. Not only is history fascinating: It's invaluable in living a good life. That's why I love it. That's why you love it. This list is for you. Enjoy 8 of the best podcasts for military history buffs, egyptologists, academics, and everyone who loves to study the past.

    1. American Military History Podcast:

    A podcast about America and all her major military engagements from the Revolutionary War to today.

    2. Crimetown:

    "A story of alliances and betrayals, of heists and stings, of crooked cops and honest mobsters. Every season investigates the culture of crime in a different American city. "

    3. More Perfect:

    This show "dives into the rarefied world of the Supreme Court" to look at landmark cases from the past, how they were decided, and why they matter today.

    4. Myths and Legends:

    A tour through history's greatest folklore. "Stories of magic, kings, Vikings, dragons, knights, princesses, and wizards from a time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous, wonderful, and terrifying place."

    TIP: The best way to enjoy great podcasts is to use great headphones.

    5. Planet Money:

    In-depth stories that make economic issues interesting.

    6. Revisionist History:

    Author Malcolm Gladwell reinterprets old stories in new and interesting ways.

    7. Stuff You Missed In History Class:

    Covering the interesting subjects your history teacher skipped over, one subject per episode.

    8. Hardcore History:

    Remarkably engaging (really) long-form podcasts about the most significant moments in history (and the people who lived through them).
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