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Interview Episode – Russian Rulers History Podcast & Catherine the Great

Catherine the Great is one of the most intriguing and consequential monarchs of the 18th century. Mark Schauss from the Russian Rulers History Podcast joins me for a wide-ranging interview on Catherine’s reign. In this episode, we discuss Catherine’s influential policies, politics, and wars, as well as her surprising ascent to the Russian throne. We

Episode 43, “The Invasion of France”, is now live!

On the eve of the Invasion of France in August 1792, the courts of the First Coalition were maintaining an uneasy alliance. Events in Poland had reinforced the long-standing distrust between the courts of Berlin, Vienna, and St. Petersburg, and developments in the east would fundamentally alter the trajectory of the allies’ advance. This episode

The Corsican Republic Part I (Patreon Bonus Episode)

It’s time for the next Patron Bonus Episode! “The Corsican Republic Part I” examines two thousand years of Corsican history! After covering the basics, we’ll explore how various empires and kingdoms left their mark on the island, and discuss how democratic and republican traditions were first established more than a thousand years ago. We’ll also

Episode 37, “Aftermath”, is now live!

In the aftermath of the revolution on 10 August 1792, multiple winners and losers emerge. This episode explores the immediate consequences of the insurrection and those individuals, factions, and institutions that rise to power. Episode Extras:1.37.1 – Unfit for the Throne – Historian Bertha Gardiner explains her reasonings why Louis’ position on the throne was

Patreon Early Access: Episode 37 “Aftermath”

In the aftermath of the revolution on 10 August 1792, multiple winners and losers emerge. This episode explores those individuals, factions, and institutions which rise to power, and those which lose everything. Episode Extras:1.37.1 – Unfit for the Throne – Historian Bertha Gardiner explains her reasonings why Louis’ position on the throne was untenable and

Episode 36, “The Insurrection of 10 August 1792”, is live!

We’re back for 2022! Paris erupts and the second revolution commences. Amongst the chaos, a new power takes over Paris, and the monarchy falls in a bloody massacre. What compels the revolutionaries to strike on the 10th? How popular was the revolt? Was bloodshed avoidable and can it be justified?  Episode Extra for Patreon Supporters:Was

Episode 34, “The Brunswick Manifesto” is now live!

“Let us say with one accord, Louis XVI is no longer King of the French” – Mauconseil Section, 31 July 1792 The Duke of Brunswick proclaims a manifesto with disastrous (or negligible) consequences. Paris lurches closer to insurrection, and the sections of Paris demand a republic in all but name. Radical revolutionaries set a deadline

August 2021 Patreon Show Update

The August 2021 Patreon Show Update is now live! All patrons can access the video update here Agenda: Plans for 2022 Episode 34 The Brunswick Manifesto Bonus Episode: Science and the French Revolution Bonus Season: The Belgium Revolution Patreon Tier Changes Question & Answers Episode
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