Imperial Rivalries

These videos and podcasts by eminent scholars, master teachers, and other speakers open a variety of ways to explore American history. The presentations range from two- or three-minute interview clips to hour-long lectures. Whether you watch them in class, assign them to your students for homework, or download them to your iPod for a long road trip, each one can give you new insight into the past.

Europeans and the New World, 1400–1530

Speaker(s): Brian DeLay Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes 25 seconds

Exchanges of Culture and Conflict in the Southwest

Speaker(s): Brian DeLay Duration: 1 hour 42 minute

Multimedia from Other Sub-Eras

American History and the World

Speaker(s): Thomas Bender Duration: 1 hour 7 minutes 50 seconds

How was North America settled before European colonization?

Speaker(s): Peter C. Mancall Duration: 1 minute 47 seconds

Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

Speaker(s): David Brion Davis Duration: 49 minutes 48 seconds