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History According to Bob Podcast by Bob Packett

History According to Bob Podcast

by Bob Packett

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  4.3  Stars Based on 8 ratings

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Professor Bob Packett has been teaching history for thirty years. His passion for history permeates his entire life, from the thousands of primary resouce materials in his personal library, to his collection of historical artifacts. Professor Bob loves to tell stories of the real people behind the often sterile descriptions found in history texts. His conversational style, filled with anecdotes, quips, and humor, will bring to life the characters of history.

Now, through the technology of podcasting, you can also enjoy what Professor Bob's students have been enjoying for years — history that comes alive.


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Voluminous and usually good
Reviewer AnneTheMan
 December 19, 2007
Bob Packett is a college history professor that simply cannot stop talking. He delivers history lectures, with sources, on a daily basis, touching on all corners of history.
Be on the look out for thematical series. French revolution was very good. World War 1 is fantastic. I am looking forward to the Franks.
The American Presidents, on the other hand, I found tedious.
Last but not least, there is always a good laugh with the famous mistresses of history. You haven't heard History according to Bob if you haven't heard Bob say the word 'unfortunately'.

Seth Anderson
Reviewer Seth Anderson
 February 17, 2006
History According to Bob is a short but sweet podcast in which the charming Bob Packett briefly goes over randomly chosen historical tidbits that he's come across in his 30 years as a history teacher. Do you want a sample? Well have you ever found yourself wondering what governed German U-Boat etiquette during World War 1? Interested in Mayan creationist myth? How about the time the Russians created a CIRCULAR war ship that unintentionally turned into a spinning top on its maiden voyage? These are the different topics Bob goes over for your pleasure, and I have to say, the show wouldn't work nearly as well if it weren't for bob's personality. He reminds me of my favorite teachers: kinda nerdy, but self aware and ultimately a gas to learn from. He ends each podcast with a thank you and a genuine hope that everyone enjoys what he's had to say. This is a valuable podcast, not only for the information imparted, but also because of the personality that brings it to life. Yes, Bob coughs and pauses during his delivery, but in the end, he's part of the reason podcasting is so vibrant and alive. Instead of hearing scripted, polished news that's as dry as a fossil, we hear a real teacher sharing his passion with the hope that listeners will benefit from what's he's found. Best of all, this information is totally free.

J.E.
Reviewer J.E.
 February 17, 2006
Think about the smartest friend you've got. Now imagine that friend explaining an important historical event, term, or process to you. His or her explanation would probably be pretty conversational and understandable rather than stiff and scholarly. Well, that's exactly how the History According to Bob Podcast plays. Listening to Bob talk about history is like listening to an old friend.

I have listened to two shows now, and am planning on subscribing. I learned several obscure tidbits about papal indulgences and the founding of Rome that I never knew before. Best of all, at the end of the podcast, Bob recites a couple of book titles or website addresses in case the listener wants to learn a bit more about the day's topic. This a very educational and interesting podcast.

personalmedia
Reviewer personalmedia
 February 17, 2006
I listened to several of the History According to Bob Podcasts. I’m not a huge fan of history, but I found each podcast truly interesting. Bob has a vast knowledge of history and a large repertoire of historical anecdotes. He really has a personable teaching style and his passion for history is contagious.

Bob’s podcasts aren’t very long, but he packs each one with tons of information. The topics he covers in his broadcasts are varied. I especially enjoyed the show on “Thor – More Than A Guy with a Hammer” because I enjoy learning about mythology. Bob’s podcasts will undoubtedly attract a lot of fans. History buffs will definitely want to subscribe to this podcast for some great entertainment.

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Tiberius Gracchus Part 1

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 09, 2017


This show is part 1 of 2 on the career of Tiberius Gracchus .

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Parliament Reacts

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 09, 2017


This show is about the reaction of the English Parliament .

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EarlyEgyptian Army

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 09, 2017


This show is Egypts ancient army before the Rise of the Hyksos .

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Lysimachus After Ipsus Part 2

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 09, 2017


This show is part 2 of 3 on Lysimachus after Ipsus this show is also part 1 of 2 on his wars with northern tribes .

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Rockefeller Part 4

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 09, 2017


This show is part 4 of 5 on the early John D. Rockefeller.

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Where are Blucher and Grouchy?

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 09, 2017


This show is about where Blucher and Grouchy are as the Battle of Waterloo develops.

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Gracchi Family

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 09, 2017


This show is about the background to the Gracchi Family.

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Responses to Edward III Kingship of France

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 09, 2017


This show is the responses of France and England to Edward III becoming King of France .

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Lysimachus After Battle of Ipsus Part 1

Author: Bob Packett
Sat, May 06, 2017


This show is part 1 of 3 on Lysimachus after the Battle of Ipsus to the death of Cassander .

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John D Rockefeller Part 3

Author: Bob Packett
Fri, May 05, 2017


This show is part 3 of 5 on John D Rockefeller .

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Napoleons Waterloo Battle Plan

Author: Bob Packett
Thu, May 04, 2017


This show is about Napoleon and his plan for winning the Battle of Waterloo .

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Pre-GracchiRoman Problems

Author: Bob Packett
Wed, May 03, 2017


This show is about the Roman Problems that existed before the Gracchi come to power .

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May Chat

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 02, 2017


This show is the May Chat as to what has been going on .

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Edward III Proclaimed King of France Part 4

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, May 02, 2017


This show is part 4 of 4 on Edward III being procliamed King of France .

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Persian Army Organization

Author: Bob Packett
Mon, May 01, 2017


This show is about the Persian Army organization .

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Death of Ptolemy

Author: Bob Packett
Sat, Apr 29, 2017


This show is about the end of the first King of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.

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Rockefeller Part 2

Author: Bob Packett
Fri, Apr 28, 2017


This show is part 2 of 5 on the rise of John D. Rockefeller.

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Waterloo Troop Dispositions

Author: Bob Packett
Thu, Apr 27, 2017


This show is about both sides placement of their forces for the Battle of Waterloo.

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Decay of Roman Society

Author: Bob Packett
Wed, Apr 26, 2017


This show is about how the root is setting in in Roman society.

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Edward III Proclaimed King of France Part 3 Coronation

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, Apr 25, 2017


This show is part 3 of 4 on Edward III being made King of France.

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Overview to Ancient Warfare

Author: Bob Packett
Mon, Apr 24, 2017


This show is an overview to a new podcast topic namely Ancient Warfare.

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Ptolemy Chooses His Heri

Author: Bob Packett
Sat, Apr 22, 2017


This show is about Ptolemy I selecting his son Philadelphius as his heir.

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Rockefeller Part 1

Author: Bob Packett
Fri, Apr 21, 2017


This show is part 1 of 3 on the rise of John D.Rockefeller

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Night Before the Battle of Waterloo

Author: Bob Packett
Thur, Apr 20, 2017


This show is about the events of the night of June 17 and 18th 1815.

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Punic War Consequences Part 16 Noble Factions

Author: Bob Packett
Wed, Apr 19, 2017


This show is part 16 of 16 on the consequences of the Punic Wars in Rome.

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The Fall of Prussia

Author: Bob Packett
Mon, Apr 17, 2017


This show is final show in the series on the History of Prussia.

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Carnegie Conversion Experience

Author: Bob Packett
Fri, Apr 14, 2017


This show is about Andrew Carnegie and his conversion from being an iron man to a steel man.

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Punic War Consequences Part 15

Author: Bob Packett
Wed, Apr 12, 2017


This show is about part 15 of 16 on consequences of the Punic Wars on Rome.This show is about the Senate Establishment

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Edward III Proclaimed King of France Part 2

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, Apr 11, 2017


This show is about part 2 of 4 on Edward III being proclaimed King Of France.

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Twilight of Adolf Hitler

Author: Bob Packett
Mon, Apr 10, 2017


This show is about the coming end of Hitler.

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Ptolemaic Egypt

Author: Bob Packett
Sun, Apr 09, 2017


This show is about the changes in Egypt after the Alexander and his generals took over.

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Andrew Carnegie at Age 33

Author: Bob Packett
Fri, Apr 07, 2017


This show is about Andrew Carnegie and his observations at age 33..

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Napoleon Arrives at Quatre Bras

Author: Bob Packett
Thu, Apr 06, 2017


This show is finally heading to Quatre Bras.

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Edward III Proclaimed King of France Part 1

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, Apr 04, 2017


This show is part 1 of 4 on Edward III being crowned King of France.

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Resistence and Assassination

Author: Bob Packett
Mon, Apr 03, 2017


This show is about rise of anti-Nazi activity.

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Egypt Rules the Aegean Sea

Author: Bob Packett
Sat, Apr 01, 2017


This show is about rise of Ptolemaic Naval power.

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Carnegie Changes Jobs

Author: Bob Packett
Fri, Mar 31, 2017


This show is about Andrew Carnegie changes jobs from the Railroad to the iron industry.

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Critical Decisions Part 3

Author: Bob Packett
Thu, Mar 30, 2017


This show is part 3 of 3 on the critical decisions after Quatre Bras and Ligny .This show is about Wellingtons decidions.

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Punic War Consequences Part 14 Politcal Aftermath

Author: Bob Packett
Wed, Mar 29, 2017


This show is 14 of 16 on the Punic War consequences on Rome .

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Gascony Counterattack 1339

Author: Bob Packett
Tue, Mar 28, 2017


This show is the about Edward III Seneschal in Gascony going on the offensive to distract the French .

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Ptolemy Pyrrhus and Demetrius

Author: Bob Packett
Sun, Mar 26, 2017


This show is the about Ptolemy and his plan to reduce Demterius power. .

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McCormick and Armour

Author: Bob Packett
Fri, Mar 24, 2017


This show is the rise of McCormick and Armour. The farm machinist and the butcher.

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Critical Decisions Part 2

Author: Bob Packett
Thu, Mar 23, 2017


This show is part 2 of 3 on the critical decisions made after Ligny and Quatre Bras.This show is about Napoleon and his decidions.

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New Cd's and Thumbdrives

Author: Bob Packett
Sat, Aug 15, 2015


This show is about the 8 new cd's that have just come out and the new thumbdrive options .

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Lost Me On Itunes? Try This.

Author: Bob Packett
Sat, Aug 15, 2015


This show is about trying to help people who have lost History According to Bob on Itunes .

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  • Published: 2002
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: H006663