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By Mike Duncan
A weekly podcast exploring great political revolutions. Now: The July Revolution. Next: 1848
10.51- Our Friend
A rapist protected by powerful friends? Who has ever heard of such a thing? Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
Why be an illiterate Siberian peasant when you can be a sought after curiosity in St. Petersburg. sponsor: awaytravel.com/revolutions
Wherein the gods hate me, but they hated Alexei Romanov even more... Sponsor: HelloFresh/Revolutions12
Stolypin's reforms died. Then Stolypin died.
After re-writing election laws to ensure a Duma he could work with, Prime Minister Stolypin finally had a Duma he could work with. Sponsor: harrys.com/revolution.
Why have two revolutions when you can have one big long revolution? sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
Unity Congress more like DISunity Congress, amirite? sponsor: audible.com/revolutions.
Who expropriates the expropriators? sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
Wherein we ask the ask the eternal question: Was it really a coup? Sponsor: HelloFresh
To celebrate his new reform program, Prime Minster Stolypin handed out commemorative neckties. Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
They didn't get dubbed "The Duma of National Anger" because they were quiescent and complacent. Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
Last time on the Revolutions Podcast...
Wherein I explain what the heck happened to me.
Maybe if Nicholas hadn't been so set on rejecting the verdict of 1905, there wouldn't be a Part II to look forward to.
The Days of Freedom could be numbered in days.
That time everyone stayed home from work. Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions.
When you think you're out in the front of the pack, but really you're being lapped. Sponsor: Harrys.com/revolutions
When you pray for a miracle and all God sends is a metaphor. Voyage of the Damned Video Battle of Tsushima Video
Bloody Sunday triggered the largest popular protests the Russian Empire had ever seen. sponsor: away.com/revolutions20
When people are crying out for help, maybe don't murder them in the streets. Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
The Russian Revolution of 1905 actually began in 1904. Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
What happens when you think victory will be easy, defeat will be catastrophic...and then you start to lose?
When you can't decide whether to cultivate the revolutionary potential of the peasants or assassinate government officials, the SRs say: why not both?
When you have a majority, flaunt it.
To build a fire one first needs a spark.
Is the end nigh? Not really. But it will be soon!
As factional disputes arose, radical Russians attempt to forge larger alliances. sponsor: casper.com/revolutions
In the 1890s Russia expanded its influence in the far east, which put them on a collision course with Japan. Sponsor: Harrys.com/revolutions
Someone was having senseless dreams alright.
Relationship Status: Lenin, Plekhanov, and Martov are all on the same side. This won't always be the case. Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions
Why propagandize when you can agitate? Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
The great Marxist meet cute. Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
Narodism didn't die after 1881. It just went into hibernation. sponsor: awaytravel.com/revolutions20
If it's not radical and it's not reactionary, it must be liberal. sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions.
When Nicky met Alix... Link to the Pax Britannica Interview Link to the Eastern Border Interview Sponsor: audible.com/revolutuions
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.
Everyone know Marxism isn't applicable to Russia. What my theory presupposes is...what if it did? sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
Time to start mixing the baking soda and vinegar.
Kids today have no respect. Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions
After the disaster of the Crimean War, it was time for an era of Great Reform. Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
Really missed a chance to call this episode "The Three Pillars of Russian Absolutism. Come hang out with us at soundeducation.fm
In December 1825, the Decembrists became the Decembrists. Sponsor: casper.com
This week, it's nothing less than The Divine Savior vs. The Antichrist
Peter the Great and Catherine the Great made the Russian Empire great.
Two Romes have fallen. The third stands. And there will be no fourth. No one shall replace your Christian Tsardom!
In 1872, the First International fractured into rival camps led by Marx and Bakunin.
Wherein we revisit the Paris Commune.
All Mikhail Bakunin wanted was a world without bosses. Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions
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
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