Time to Eat the Dogs

A Podcast About Science, History, and Exploration

The Alchemy of Conquest


Ralph Bauer talks about early modern exploration in the Americas and its connection to ideas about discovery, science, and religion in Europe. Bauer is a professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Maryland. He’s the author of The Alchemy of Conquest: Science, Religion, and the Secrets of the New World.


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