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The last week of May 1871 was indeed a very bloody week. Direct Link: 8.8- The Bloody Week Sponsor link: Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2018 at Revolutions
🎶Tonight I'm gonna party like it's the year seventy-nine 🎶 Direct Link: 8.7- Year 79 Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at Revolutions
The Paris Commune was formally inaugurated on March 28, 1871. Unfortunately no one could agree on what that meant. Direct Link: 8.6- The Commune Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Revolutions
Hi all, This week's episode is nearly done, but overnight I was felled by one of those viruses that come through unexpectedly after you have little kids running around. I'm in bed and not able to do much of anything. Details on the end of the fundraiser to come. There are a few things to button up, then I'll place the order early next week and t-shirts etc will start shipping. Thanks so much for your support. K I'm going back to bed now. [UPDATE: Think I will be able to finally get it done Wed morning. This is the pits] Mike Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at Revolutions
On March 18, 1871 the government of Adolphe Thiers attempted to seize control of the National Guard's cannons. It didn't go well. Direct Link: 8.5- The Cannons Fundraiser! Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at Revolutions
You know you're rich when you can afford to eat rats. Direct Link: 8.4- The Siege of Paris Fundraiser! Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Revolutions
In September 1870, everyone in Paris prepared for a siege. Some of them also prepared for revolution. Direct Link: 8.3- The Government of National Defense Remember: Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2018 at Revolutions
Napoleon III hoped a war with Prussia would save his Empire. Instead it destroyed his Empire. Direct Link: 8.2- The Franco-Prussian War Remember: Hardball Times Article: Shohei Ohtani, The Bambino, and Bullet Joe This Week In Baseball History: Episode 47 - Leon Day Plays Two Ways Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at Revolutions
First as tragedy, then as farce. Direct Link: 8.1- The Second French Empire Fundraiser: Sponsor: Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2018 at Revolutions
Now Open! Announcement: 2018 Revolutions Fundraiser! wLink: Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2018 at Revolutions
Let's figure out what the heck happened in 1848 Direct Link: 7.33- What the Heck Just Happened Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2018 at Revolutions
The bitter end of the Revolutions of 1848 arrived in the summer of 1849. Direct Link: 7.32- The Bitter End Visit Audible! Recs: The Storm Before the Storm (duh) and 30 Greatest Orchestral Workd Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at Revolutions
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. Direct Link: 7.31- The Assembly of the Damned Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2018 at Revolutions
Wherein the King of Prussia is offered a dog's collar. Direct Link: 7.30- The Crown From the Gutter Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2018 at Revolutions
In Dec 1848, the Austrian Empire got a new Emperor. Direct Link: 7.29- The New Emperor Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2018 at Revolutions
In Dec 1848, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte was elected president of France. Direct Link: 7.28- Prince President Bonaparte Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2018 at Revolutions
In November 1848, the Pope took flight. Direct Link: 7.27- The Flight of the Pope Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2018 at Revolutions
After the Emperor declared war on Hungary, Vienna launched an uprising in October 1848. Direct Link: 7.26- The Battle For Vienna Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at Revolutions
The Frankfurt Parliament is the symbol of the liberal German Revolution of 1848. That's not a compliment. Direct Link: 7.25- The Parliament of Professors Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at Revolutions
In the summer of 1848, the forces of counter-revolution began to get the upper hand in central Europe. Direct Link: 7.24- The Turn Of The Tide Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at Revolutions
On March 23, 1848 the Kingdom of Piedmont declared war on Austria. Direct Link: 7.23- The First War of Italian Independence Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2018 at Revolutions
In April of 1848, the Hungarians won the right to national self-government. But what about the other nations of the Kingdom of Hungary? Direct Link: 7.22- The April Laws Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at Revolutions
The Austrian Imperial Ministry had a habit of cracking down, but then backing down. Direct Link: 7.21- Cracking Down and Backing Down Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at Revolutions
With German unification on the way, the question became who exactly was going to be unified anyway? Direct Link: 7.20- Where Do You Draw The Line? Give a Gift Get A Gift: Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2017 at Revolutions
In June 1848, France discovered class conflict. Direct Link: 7.19- The June Days Give a Gift Get A Gift: Subscribe to Hardcore History Addendum Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at Revolutions