Podding Through Time
Kingdoms of Indonesia/United States Expedition to Korea
August 18, 2019
Jacob and Evan
In the fourth episode of Podding Through Time, Jacob and Evan explore many topics related to trade and the bigness of the world:
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- Who was Mansa Musa I of Mali, what did his mighty image signify for the people in the wider world of his time, and what did he establish that can be seen to this day?
- What were the histories of the Indonesian kingdoms of Srivijaya and Majapahit and how do they relate to the world of East and South Asia as well as New Guinea?
- What was the United States Expedition of Korea, which ended up becoming the first conflict between the two countries, nearly a century before the Korean War?
- How does the modern situation in Kashmir connect with the history of the region?
- How did pre-modern cultures map the world and what can we learn about how the world was viewed in historic times from these maps?