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A weekly podcast series examining great political revolutions, hosted by Mike Duncan. The series will encompass 8-12 of the biggest revolutions throughout history in 12-15 episodes, including the English, American, French, Haitian, 1848, Mexican, Russian, Chinese, and Cuban revolutions.

A weekly podcast series examining great political revolutions, hosted by Mike Duncan. The series will encompass 8-12 of the biggest revolutions throughout history in 12-15 episodes, including the English, American, French, Haitian, 1848, Mexican, Russian, Chinese, and Cuban revolutions.
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Madison, WI

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A weekly podcast series examining great political revolutions, hosted by Mike Duncan. The series will encompass 8-12 of the biggest revolutions throughout history in 12-15 episodes, including the English, American, French, Haitian, 1848, Mexican, Russian, Chinese, and Cuban revolutions.

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English


Episodes

The Spectre of The French Revolution

10/15/2017
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There is a spectre haunting Europe.... 10/24/17 BOSTON, MA Harvard Book Store, 7:00 PM Book launch! 10/25/17 NEW YORK, NY Book Culture, Time TBD In Conversation w/ Jared Yates Sexton 10/26/17 BROOKLYN, NY Powerhouse Arena, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 10/27/17 PHILADELPHIA, PA Barnes & Noble Rittenhouse Square, Time TBD Reading + Signing 10/28/17 WASHINGTON DC, DC Politics & Prose, 1:00 PM Oh nothing, just living out a childhood fantasy

Duration: 00:30:55


7.12- The Provisional Government

10/8/2017
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In 1848 there would be no replacing one Bourbon with another. 10/24/17 BOSTON, MA Harvard Book Store, 7:00 PM Book launch! 10/25/17 NEW YORK, NY Book Culture, Time TBD In Conversation w/ Jared Yates Sexton 10/26/17 BROOKLYN, NY Powerhouse Arena, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 10/27/17 PHILADELPHIA, PA Barnes & Noble Rittenhouse Square, Time TBD Reading + Signing 10/28/17 WASHINGTON DC, DC Politics & Prose, 1:00 PM Oh nothing, just living out a childhood...

Duration: 00:36:20


7.11- The Last King of the French

10/1/2017
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In February 1848 the National Guard had finally had enough of the July Monarchy Book Tour! 10/24/17 BOSTON, MA Harvard Book Store, 7:00 PM Book launch! 10/25/17 NEW YORK, NY Book Culture, Time TBD In Conversation w/ Jared Yates Sexton 10/26/17 BROOKLYN, NY Powerhouse Arena, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 10/27/17 PHILADELPHIA, PA Barnes & Noble Rittenhouse Square, Time TBD Reading + Signing 10/28/17 WASHINGTON DC, DC Politics & Prose, 2:00 PM Oh nothing,...

Duration: 00:39:50


7.10- The Banquets

9/25/2017
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In 1847 and 1848 opposition leaders spent good money to eat bad food while listening to bad speeches. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo

Duration: 00:39:54


7.09- The Pope and the King

9/18/2017
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The Revolutions of 1848 began in Italy Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo

Duration: 00:39:51


7.08- The Political Question

9/4/2017
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Do you want a constitution? Well, too bad. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo

Duration: 00:46:47


7.07- The Hungry Forties

8/27/2017
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The mid-1840s were a rotten time. Tides of History Interview History Fangirl Interview Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo

Duration: 00:32:35


7.06- The Kingdom of Hungary

8/23/2017
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1000 years of Hungarian history in 38 minutes. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo

Duration: 00:39:56


7.05- Risorgimento

8/13/2017
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In the years after the Napoleonic conquest, the dream of Italian liberation and unification took root. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million

Duration: 00:37:54


7.04- The Austrian Empire

8/7/2017
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It may not be Holy or Roman anymore, but it was still an Empire... Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indibound Books-a-Million

Duration: 00:42:43


7.03- The German Confederation

7/31/2017
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The long road to Germany has begun.

Duration: 00:32:19


The Storm Before The Storm: Chapter 1- The Beasts of Italy

7/27/2017
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Audio excerpt from The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic by Mike Duncan. Forthcoming Oct. 24, 2017. Pre-order a copy today! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indibound Books-a-Million Or visit us at: revolutionspodcast.com thehistoryofrome.com

Duration: 00:55:40


7.01- The Volcano

7/16/2017
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In January 1848 Europe was sleeping on a volcano. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indibound Books-a-Million

Duration: 00:40:09


6.08e- The June Rebellion

5/28/2017
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In June 1832 a bunch of radical republicans spontaneously broke out in song.

Duration: 00:34:09


6.08d- The Carbonari

5/22/2017
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In 1820 the Good Cousins staged a revolution in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.

Duration: 00:41:44


6.08c- Metternich

5/15/2017
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After the fall of Napoleon, Austrian Foreign Minister Metternich attempted to orchestrate a new conservative order in Europe. Sponsor: Bombfell.com/revolutions.

Duration: 00:34:38


6.08b- The Belgian Revolution

5/7/2017
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In 1830, the Belgians said we don't want to be a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands anymore.

Duration: 00:35:58


6.8a- The Fait Accompli of 1830

4/30/2017
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What the heck did the rest of France think about the July Revolution? Sponsor Link: Audible.com/revolutions

Duration: 00:34:26


6.07- The Last King of France

4/24/2017
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King Charles X should have never signed the Four Ordinances. You know. In hindsight.

Duration: 00:48:08


6.06- The Duc d'Orleans

4/16/2017
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Time to get this piece on the board.

Duration: 00:23:49

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