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Writing the History of Palestine and the Palestinians | ...

Writing the History of Palestine and the Palestinians | Beshara Doumani
2 years, 11 months ago E170 | Historians face numerous challenges when attempting to excavate the Palestinian past. Palestinians are often erased from the landscape and their voices are wiped from the historical record. This is especially true with regards to the Ottoman past, ... E170 | His

Black sheep of the Union Army was Oregon's last Civil War ...

Black sheep of the Union Army was Oregon\u0027s last Civil War vet
2 years, 11 months ago Lebanon man lived a quiet, respectable life after the Civil War, but back in his youth he was a member of Olney's Detachment of the Oregon Cavalry — a Union Army outfit nicknamed "Olney's Forty Thieves."Lebanon man lived a quiet, respectable life after the Civil War,

Temperance crusaders showed saloon keeper a real “bar fight ...

Temperance crusaders showed saloon keeper a real “bar fight.”
2 years, 11 months ago Owner of Webfoot Saloon squared off with dozens of hymn-singing upper-crust Victorian ladies on a temperance crusade in 1874. Guess who won?Owner of Webfoot Saloon squared off with dozens of hymn-singing upper-crust Victorian ladies on a temperance crusade in 1874. Gues

Episode 33: Revivals and Regencies

Episode 33: Revivals and Regencies
2 years, 11 months ago Amenemhat I (Part II) and Senuseret I (Part I).   Egypt's fortunes are restored; the ascent of Amenemhat I heralds a new era, one laced with callbacks to the Old Kingdom's glorious past. To commemorate his assumption of power, Amenemhat founds a new ... Amenemhat I (P

Oregon had inside track on California's gold rush

Oregon had inside track on California\u0027s gold rush
2 years, 11 months ago Portlanders found out about gold a month before New Yorkers and had a much shorter voyage to get to the gold fields; the state nearly emptied out as everyone who could go went. They got there first, and many of them were lucky.Portlanders found out about gold a month be

KAOH on KXRY: McCall’s Prison Riot

KAOH on KXRY: McCall’s Prison Riot
2 years, 11 months ago In which we learn that Oregon Governor Tom McCall was a committed champion of prisoner’s rights, yet even he could not prevent riots and deadly escapes from Oregon’s prisons. This episode was first produced November 17, 2012.In which we learn that Oregon Governor

When the Vigilantes ruled Prineville

When the Vigilantes ruled Prineville
2 years, 11 months ago In Crook County, the early 1880s were like something out of a Louis L'Amour novel: Masked riders galloping around by night, dispensing what they saw as justice. It all started with the lynching of an innocent man. (Part 1 of 2)In Crook County, the early 1880s were like

Astronomy and Islam in late Ottoman Egypt | Daniel Stolz

Astronomy and Islam in late Ottoman Egypt | Daniel Stolz
2 years, 11 months ago E169 | The movements of celestial bodies had long been of tremendous importance within the social and religious spheres throughout the Muslim world. As new understandings of space and time began to emerge during the nineteenth century, longstanding ... E169 | The movem

Riot at PSU set the stage for "Governor's Pot Party"

Riot at PSU set the stage for \u0022Governor\u0027s Pot Party\u0022
2 years, 11 months ago To Governor Tom McCall, it looked like Portland was about to explode, and there was nothing he could do to prevent it ... until two long-haired young people came to his chief of staff with a very unusual plan.To Governor Tom McCall, it looked like Portland was about to

Anatomy of Diplomacy | Mariusz Kaczka

Anatomy of Diplomacy | Mariusz Kaczka
2 years, 11 months ago The Wild Field E09 | The border regions shared by Poland-Lithuania and the Ottoman Empire were a tumultuous zone – a patchwork of regions directly administered by Warsaw and Istanbul, or through client rulers and vassals in Crimea, Moldavia, and Wallachia ... The Wild