We have an image of puritans as cold, severe, hyper-strict and religious people, and while that’s not entirely false, it’s also not entirely true. From the very beginning, Early Americans were thinking about sex. The courts Read more…
The Marquis de Sade is a notorious figure in the history of the French Revolution. Some see him as a twisted, debauched lunatic who preyed on the bodies of women and children. Others see him Read more…
Communists and Uteruses: How the Soviet Union and People’s Republic of China Sought to Control Women’s Reproduction
What happens when Communist states want to control the reproductive functions of women's bodies?
Sarah and Marissa join Cody from Shots of History for a fun cross-over episode examining the Whiskey Rebellion of 1791!
Averill, Marissa, and Katie discuss the history of sugar cultivation in the Caribbean, and its relationship to empire and consumerism.
What was it about TB that started a fashion standard? Everything! #histmed #podcast
For hundreds of years, governments have been drawing a line in the sand between the wanted citizenry and the unwanted potential citizenry.