Brad Harris, Historian

Context with Brad Harris

What led to the rise of the modern world? How have we made so much progress, and what are its consequences? What are humanity's best ideas? Join award-winning historian Brad Harris as he engages these fundamental questions and interprets the biggest historical forces that shape their answers, from the rise of civilization and the development of modern science to the spread of disease and the growth of globalization.

What led to the rise of the modern world? How have we made so much progress, and what are its consequences? What are humanity's best ideas? Join award-winning historian Brad Harris as he engages these fundamental questions and interprets the biggest historical forces that shape their answers, from the rise of civilization and the development of modern science to the spread of disease and the growth of globalization.

Episodes: 20

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What If Our Ignorance Outgrows Our Potential?

Duration: 35 min

A Battle Against Medieval Barbarism

Duration: 37 min

What's True?

Duration: 1 hr 27 min

The Closing of the American Mind, by Allan Bloom

Duration: 1 hr 11 min

The Square and the Tower, by Niall Ferguson

Duration: 40 min

Why the West Rules - For Now, by Ian Morris

Duration: 1 hr 32 min

The Fall of Rome, and the End of Civilization

Duration: 54 min

The Two Cultures, by C. P. Snow

Duration: 28 min

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