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October 14, 2019
If your nascent bourgeoisie isn't big enough or rich enough to industrialize your Empire, just call Sergei Witte. He'll know what to do.   
October 7, 2019
Everyone know Marxism isn't applicable to Russia. What my theory presupposes is...what if it did? sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
September 30, 2019
Time to start mixing the baking soda and vinegar. 
September 23, 2019
Kids today have no respect.  Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions
September 16, 2019
After the disaster of the Crimean War, it was time for an era of Great Reform.  Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
September 9, 2019
Really missed a chance to call this episode "The Three Pillars of Russian Absolutism.   Come hang out with us at soundeducation.fm
August 26, 2019
In December 1825, the Decembrists became the Decembrists.  Sponsor: casper.com
August 19, 2019
This week, it's nothing less than The Divine Savior vs. The Antichrist
August 5, 2019
Peter the Great and Catherine the Great made the Russian Empire great.
July 28, 2019
Two Romes have fallen. The third stands. And there will be no fourth. No one shall replace your Christian Tsardom!
July 7, 2019
In 1872, the First International fractured into rival camps led by Marx and Bakunin. 
July 1, 2019
Wherein we revisit the Paris Commune.  
June 24, 2019
All Mikhail Bakunin wanted was a world without bosses.  Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
June 17, 2019
Mikhail Bakunin circumnavigated the globe and came back convinced that coercive authority was the pits.  Direct Link: 10.5- The Adventures of Mikhail Bakunin Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions
June 10, 2019
The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles? Come see us: Intelligent Speech Conference
June 3, 2019
According to Lenin, Karl Marx was, "the genius who continued and consummated the three main ideological currents of the 19th century, as represented by the three most advanced countries of mankind: classical German philosophy, classical English political economy, and French socialism combined with French revolutionary doctrines in general.” Come see us in NY: Intelligent Speech Conference. 
May 27, 2019
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels dreamed of revolution. But what happens when the revolution comes and then goes? Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions Recommendation: The Once and Future King
May 20, 2019
In 1864, a group of working men formed an international association called The International Working Men's Association. 
May 13, 2019
A Revolutions Podcast Update.  Intelligent Speech Sound Education See ya in a week!
March 12, 2019
The winds have now swept Mexico. To what end? I'll be in Copenhagen: CPH:DOX March 26
March 4, 2019
It's time to bring the Mexican Revolution to a close Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
February 25, 2019
In 1918 and 1919, it was hard to tell whether the Mexican Revolution was heating up or cooling down.  Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
February 17, 2019
In 1917, Villa said he would fight on until Carranza was swinging from a tree.  Sponsor: https://molekule.com/
February 11, 2019
In 1917 Mexico got a new constitution.  sponsor: audible.com/revolutions. 
February 4, 2019
In March 1916, the United States invaded Mexico. Again.  Dome and Bedlam: Ep. 27 Mike Duncan Unscripted Baseball Content Sponsor Link: away.com/revolutions20
January 27, 2019
In November, 1915 Pancho Villa declared death to the gringos.  Sponsor link: audible.com/revolutions
January 21, 2019
Wherein Pancho Villa is infected with a fatal case of hubris.  Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
January 14, 2019
In October 1914 the Aguascalientes Convention met to decide the future of Mexico.  Sponsor: Care/Of  
December 17, 2018
In the summer of 1914, the armies of Obregón, Villa, and Zapata drove Huerta into exile. 
December 10, 2018
In April 1914 the United States invaded Mexico.  Get 30% off The Storm Before the Storm: Use 30ROME at Checkout Sponsor Link: audible.com/revolutions  
December 3, 2018
Was Pancho Villa an Avenging Angel, Robin Hood, or King of the Bandits? Yes.
November 26, 2018
Let us begin Phase II of the Mexican Revolution... Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
November 19, 2018
Actually it was more like 13, but who's counting. 
November 12, 2018
After becoming President, Madero decided to alienate his old friends. 
November 4, 2018
After being elected President of Mexico, Francisco Madero enjoyed no peace.   
October 29, 2018
In the summer of 1911, Francisco Madero was not quite President. And that was a bit of a problem. sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
October 22, 2018
How Porfirian politics helped destroy the Porfiriato
October 16, 2018
Sulla died believing he had saved the Roman Republic. Boy was he ever wrong.  Can you do any better? Can You Save The Roman Republic? Check out the book: thestormbeforethestorm.com  
October 14, 2018
In the spring of 1911, Francisco Madero unleashed the tiger. Let's see if he can control it.  Choose Your Own Adventure Game: Can You Save The Republic? Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand  Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct 18 -- Atlanta -- The Carter Library (hosted by A Capella Books)  
October 8, 2018
Francisco Madero had a plan, but it didn't really work.  Choose Your Own Adventure Game: Can You Save The Republic? Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand  Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct 18 -- Atlanta -- The Carter Library (hosted by A Capella Books) Come! It's fun!  Sponsor: Casper.com/revolutions
September 24, 2018
Welcome to Morelos. I'd like to introduce you to your host, Emiliano Zapata.  Sponsor: HelloFresh.com/revolutions60 Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand  Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct 18 -- Atlanta -- The Carter Library (hosted by A Capella Books) Come! It's fun!  
September 17, 2018
After Porfirio Diaz said he welcomed a democratic opposition, many foolishly took him at his word.  Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand  Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct 18 -- Atlanta -- The Carter Library (hosted by A Capella Books) Come! It's fun! Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
September 10, 2018
Just as Mexico was being kicked around by an economic crisis, Porfirio Diaz dropped a political bombshell.  Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions
September 3, 2018
Porfirio Diaz ruled Mexico for so long they named a whole section of Mexican history after him.  Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
August 27, 2018
In the years after independence, Mexico was a bit unstable.  Sponsor: Audible.com/revolutions. 
August 20, 2018
In 1810, Father Hidalgo let forth the Cry of Dolores. 
August 12, 2018
Just by way of refresher, since I know everyone took such good notes during episode 5.1 and 5.2  sponsor: Harrys.com/revolutions
June 25, 2018
The last week of May 1871 was indeed a very bloody week.  Sponsor link: Audible.com/revolutions
June 17, 2018
🎶Tonight I'm gonna party like it's the year seventy-nine 🎶
June 13, 2018
The Paris Commune was formally inaugurated on March 28, 1871. Unfortunately no one could agree on what that meant.  
June 4, 2018
On March 18, 1871 the government of Adolphe Thiers attempted to seize control of the National Guard's cannons. It didn't go well.   Fundraiser! revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com
May 28, 2018
You know you're rich when you can afford to eat rats.  Fundraiser! revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com  
May 20, 2018
In September 1870, everyone in Paris prepared for a siege. Some of them also prepared for revolution.  Remember: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com
May 13, 2018
Napoleon III hoped a war with Prussia would save his Empire. Instead it destroyed his Empire.  Remember: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com Hardball Times Article: Shohei Ohtani, The Bambino, and Bullet Joe This Week In Baseball History: Episode 47 - Leon Day Plays Two Ways  
May 6, 2018
First as tragedy, then as farce.  Fundraiser: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions 
April 30, 2018
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April 30, 2018
Let's figure out what the heck happened in 1848 revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com audible.com/revolutions
March 25, 2018
The bitter end of the Revolutions of 1848 arrived in the summer of 1849. Visit Audible! audible.com/revolutions Recs: The Storm Before the Storm (duh) and 30 Greatest Orchestral Workd
March 19, 2018
As the walls close in on the Revolutions of 1848, the final loose ends will be ground up by millstones, but still stamp the future with fertile soil to grow new liberty trees. 
March 11, 2018
Wherein the King of Prussia is offered a dog's collar.   
March 5, 2018
In Dec 1848, the Austrian Empire got a new Emperor. 
February 26, 2018
In Dec 1848, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte was elected president of France. 
February 19, 2018
In November 1848, the Pope took flight.  
February 12, 2018
After the Emperor declared war on Hungary, Vienna launched an uprising in October 1848.
February 5, 2018
The Frankfurt Parliament is the symbol of the liberal German Revolution of 1848. That's not a compliment. 
January 31, 2018
In the summer of 1848, the forces of counter-revolution began to get the upper hand in central Europe. 
January 22, 2018
On March 23, 1848 the Kingdom of Piedmont declared war on Austria. 
January 14, 2018
In April 1848, the Hungarians won the right to national self-government. But what about the other nations of the Kingdom of Hungary?
January 8, 2018
The Austrian Imperial Ministry had a habit of cracking down, but then backing down.
December 25, 2017
With German unification on the way, the question became who exactly was going to be unified anyway? Give a Gift Get A Gift: www.hachettebookgroup.com/stormbeforethestorm  
December 18, 2017
In June 1848, France discovered class conflict.  Give a Gift Get A Gift: www.hachettebookgroup.com/stormbeforethestorm Subscribe to Hardcore History Addendum
December 4, 2017
The Provisional Government of France wanted a political revolution NOT a social revolution. Direct Link:  Give a Gift Get A Gift: www.hachettebookgroup.com/stormbeforethestorm Tour! 12/4/17 LOS ANGELES, CA Barnes & Noble -- The Grove, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing   12/5/17 SAN FRANCISCO, CA Book Passage, 6:00 PM Reading + Signing 12/6/17   PORTLAND, OR Powell's Books, 7:30 PM Back where it all began   12/7/17 SEATTLE, WA Elliott Bay Book Company, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing
November 26, 2017
In March 1848, both Milan and Venice revolted against Austrian rule.  Order the Storm Before The Storm: http://thestormbeforethestorm.com West Coast Tour: http://thestormbeforethestorm.com/tour
November 20, 2017
The fall of the July Monarchy set off a chain reaction throughout Germany that climaxed with intense fighting in Berlin.  
November 15, 2017
On your feet, Magyar, the homeland calls! The time is here, now or never! Shall we be slaves or free? This is the question, choose your answer.
November 6, 2017
On March 13, 1848, Metternich fell.  We did it!  New York Times Bestseller List http://thestormbeforethestorm.com
October 30, 2017
Enjoy! Unless you plan on coming to a future event, in which case you should probably stop listening right now!
October 23, 2017
The Storm Before the Storm is finally here! http://thestormbeforethestorm.com/ Find me on tour: http://thestormbeforethestorm.com/tour/ 10/24/17 BOSTON, MA Harvard Book Store, 7:00 PM Book launch!   10/25/17 NEW YORK, NY Book Culture, 7:00 PM In Conversation with Jared Yates Sexton   10/26/17 BROOKLYN, NY Powerhouse Arena, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing   10/27/17 PHILADELPHIA, PA Barnes & Noble -- Rittenhouse Square, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing   10/28/17 WASHINGTON DC, DC Politics & Prose, 1:00 PM Oh nothing but living out a childhood fantasy   11/4/17 MADISON, WI Wisconsin Book Festival: Wisconsin Historical Society, 10:30 AM Reading + Signing   11/9/17 MILWAUKEE, WI Boswell Books, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing   11/16/17 CHICAGO, IL Barnes & Noble -- Skokie Old Orchard, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing   11/17/17 CHICAGO, IL Seminary Co-Op, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing   12/4/17 LOS ANGELES, CA Barnes & Noble -- The Grove, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing   12/5/17 SAN FRANCISCO, CA Book Passage, 6:00 PM Reading + Signing   12/6/17 PORTLAND, OR Powell's Books, 7:30 PM Back where it all began   12/7/17 SEATTLE, WA Elliott Bay Book Company, Time TBD Reading + Signing
October 16, 2017
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
October 9, 2017
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 fantasy
October 2, 2017
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, just living out a childhood fantasy
September 25, 2017
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
September 18, 2017
The Revolutions of 1848 began in Italy Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo
September 4, 2017
Do you want a constitution? Well, too bad.  Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo
August 27, 2017
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
August 23, 2017
1000 years of Hungarian history in 38 minutes.  Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo
August 13, 2017
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
August 7, 2017
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
July 31, 2017
The long road to Germany has begun. 
July 27, 2017
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
July 24, 2017
The foundations of the July Monarchy were thin and shallow.  Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indibound Books-a-Million
July 17, 2017
In January 1848 Europe was sleeping on a volcano.  Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indibound Books-a-Million
May 29, 2017
In June 1832 a bunch of radical republicans spontaneously broke out in song. 
May 22, 2017
In 1820 the Good Cousins staged a revolution in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. 
May 15, 2017
After the fall of Napoleon, Austrian Foreign Minister Metternich attempted to orchestrate a new conservative order in Europe.  Sponsor: Bombfell.com/revolutions. 
May 8, 2017
In 1830, the Belgians said we don't want to be a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands anymore.
April 30, 2017
What the heck did the rest of France think about the July Revolution? Sponsor Link: Audible.com/revolutions
April 24, 2017
King Charles X should have never signed the Four Ordinances. You know. In hindsight. 
April 17, 2017
Time to get this piece on the board. 
April 10, 2017
On Wed July 28, 1830 the people of Paris proved that piles of rubble were the key to urban revolution. 
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