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The Rest Is History: 266. South Korea: The Riddle of Hwang Jini

The Episode “266. South Korea: The Riddle of Hwang Jini” of “The Rest Is History

Join Tom and Dominic on their journey to the 16th century Korean peninsula, as they discuss Hwang Jini – a gisaeng, poet, and entertainer – and her everlasting impact on Korean culture. Dubbed by Tom the ‘poetic Emma Hamilton’, the story of Hwang Jini takes us through Diamond Mountains, Buddhism and Confucianism, 16th century Korean social class, and much more…

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Historians Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook are interrogating the past, and attempting to de-tangle the present.

 

They question the nature of Greatness, why the West no longer has civil wars and whether Richard Nixon was more like Caligula or Claudius.

They’re distilling the entirety of human history, or, as much as they can fit into about fifty minutes.

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