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Agincourt -- 1415

Henry V became a hero by defeating the French at Agincourt in 1415. It was a battle memorialized in Shakespeare's play "Henry V" -- with several stirring speeches ("we band of…

From  Ann Nikolai on May 21st, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Richard II: Chaucer & Emerging Englishness (1377-1400)

In the last decades of the 14th century, during the reign of Richard II, military, political and literary shifts contributed to a rising sense of what it meant to be English -- and just how secure…

From  Ann Nikolai on May 4th, 2020 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Lecture 2: The Anarchy (1135 - 1153)

William the Conqueror's grandchildren, Empress Matilda and Stephen of Blois, contended with each other for the throne of England when William's last son, Henry I, died without a legitimate…

From  Pamela Camara on April 16th, 2020 0 likes 43 plays 0  

India Pakistan Relations Great Decisions Class Pt 1 2020

Great Decisions class instructor Dave Price presents Part 1 of 2 parts on relations between two nuclear armed neighbors. This presentation provides geographic, demographic and historical…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 31st, 2020 0 likes 96 plays 0  

Edward III and his Legacies, No. 2

Henry V, hero of Agincourt (1415), died in 1422 leaving his 9-month old son heir to the crown. After decades of war with France, England's economic and political turmoil came to a head. Magnates…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 29th, 2020 0 likes 60 plays 0  

Orientation to 15th C England, No. 1

Henry V, hero of Agincourt (1415), died in 1422 leaving his 9-month old son heir to the crown. After decades of war with France, England's economic and political turmoil came to a head. Magnates…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 28th, 2020 0 likes 137 plays 0  

The Wars of the Roses: Aftermath and Historical Perspectives, No. 11

Henry V, hero of Agincourt (1415), died in 1422 leaving his 9-month old son heir to the crown. After decades of war with France, England's economic and political turmoil came to a head. Magnates…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 26th, 2020 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Henry VII's Early Reign (1485-1500) (Session 10)

In this episode, Henry VII mops up the remains of Yorkist opposition and establishes his rule using marriage, murder and money management.

From  Ann Nikolai on March 23rd, 2020 0 likes 34 plays 0  

The Wars of the Roses: Readeption (1470-1471) (Session 6)

This episode: Don't blink or you'll miss Henry VI's reassumption of the throne. Plus some character descriptions of key players and a chance to imagine yourself in London, 1471, and…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 18th, 2020 0 likes 35 plays 0  

The Wars of the Roses: Battles 1455-1461 (Session 5)

Henry V, hero of Agincourt (1415), died in 1422 leaving his 9-month old son heir to the crown. After decades of war with France, England's economic and political turmoil came to a head.…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 14th, 2020 0 likes 302 plays 0  

A Peace to End All Peace? How World War I Ended

Panel discussion featuring Chico State history professors Dr. Laird Easton, Dr. Kate Transchel, and Dr. Najm al-Din Yousefi`There was no preface or instruction manual on the First World War. When…

From  Jeff Layne on November 12th, 2019 0 likes 69 plays 0  

Is Peaceful Revolution Possible in Mexico? Assessing the First Year of Mexico's "Fourth Transformation"

Dr. William H. Beezley History Department Arizona State University Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Beezley and Dr. Lewis discuss Mexico’s 2018 presidential election. In a…

From  Jeff Layne on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 16 plays 0  

To Stonewall and Beyond: Reconsidering a Landmark of 20th Century LGBTQ history

Dr. Robert Tinkler History Department CSU, Chico Those that pay attention to LGBTQIA+ rights movement, as well as others, know the importance of the Stonewall Riots and what happened at the…

From  Jeff Layne on October 14th, 2019 0 likes 59 plays 0  

The Trump-Kim Bromance: Foreign Policy As Reality TV

Dr. James Matray History Deparment CSU Chico In this presentation, Professor Matray takes a different approach observing world leaders today. He points out President Donald J. Trump claimed in…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a provocative…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2019 0 likes 37 plays 0