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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
The Provisional Government of France wanted a political revolution NOT a social revolution. Direct Link: 7.18- Democracy In Action Give a Gift Get A Gift: 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 Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Revolutions
In March 1848, both Milan and Venice revolted against Austrian rule. Direct Link: 7.17- The Five Days of Milan Order the Storm Before The Storm: West Coast Tour: Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at Revolutions
The fall of the July Monarchy set off a chain reaction throughout Germany that climaxed with intense fighting in Berlin. Direct Link: 7.16- We Crawled On Our Stomachs Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at Revolutions
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 Direct link: 7.15- Slaves No More Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at Revolutions
My beautiful children, whom I love, passed me a pretty bad cold on Friday and my voice has been thrashed ever since. I kept hoping it would clear up so I could record, but it's not happening. Tried and failed. So we're in a holding pattern. When I stop sounding like an 85 year old pirate I will record and publish the launch of the Hungarian Revolution... Mike Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at Revolutions
On March 13, 1848, Metternich fell. Direct Link: 7.14- The Fall of Metternich New York Times Bestseller List! Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Revolutions
Enjoy! Unless you plan on coming to a future event, in which case you should probably stop listening right now! Direct Link: Politics & Prose Event Oct 28 Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Revolutions
It's finally here. Thanks Everyone. Direct Link: The Calm Before the Storm Before the Storm Find the Book: Find me on 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 Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Revolutions
There is a spectre haunting Europe.... Direct Link: The Spectre of The French Revolution Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Revolutions
In 1848 there would be no replacing one Bourbon with another. Direct Link: 7.12- The Provisional Government Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at Revolutions
In February 1848 the National Guard had finally had enough of the July Monarchy Direct Link: 7.11- The Last King of the French Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2017 at Revolutions