“The past is another country; they do things differently there.”
Inward Empire explores the role of ideas and ideology in American history — how the surface of actions and events can be shaped by undercurrents of thought and belief. Accessible and thoroughly researched, each episode is a window into a world that is both profoundly foreign and strikingly similar to our own.
One of the best history podcasts out there and deserves to be at the top of the list. As good as Hardcore History and The History of Rome.CalenCrossListener
The pacing, range, detail, stories, and narrative are excellent. If you enjoy Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History, you’ll probably enjoy Inward Empire…byzantinechampionListener
I absolutely love this podcast and will be recommending it.PopeJohnXXListener
A fast-paced, in-depth account, delivered with confidence and verve.Old NewtonianListener
Ever since his father took him on a childhood tour of Civil War battlefields, Sam Davis has been fascinated by history. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, he’s currently aiming to earn his MA in American History and teach at the high school level. Inward Empire presents a hard-hitting narrative of crucial passages in America’s past, while exploring the ideas, ideologies, and beliefs that lie beneath them. Addressing issues of identity, mythmaking, and national behavior, it seeks to answer a vital historical question: not just “What happened?”, but “Why?”