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Author: Mike Duncan

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A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???
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10.26- The Far East

10.26- The Far East

2019-12-1630:197

In the 1890s Russia expanded its influence in the far east, which put them on a collision course with Japan.  Sponsor: Harrys.com/revolutions
0.0- Introduction

0.0- Introduction

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Welcome to Revolutions.
In 1625 Charles Stuart became king of England, Scotland and Ireland. His relationship with Parliament immediately got off on the wrong foot.
1.2- Personal Rule

1.2- Personal Rule

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In the 1630s, King Charles ruled without Parliament. His financial policies and religious innovations annoyed many of his subjects.
1.3- The Bishops' Wars

1.3- The Bishops' Wars

2013-09-3026:357

The Scots revolted after Charles tried to impose the Book of Common Prayer, forcing the King to recall Parliament.
1.4- The Long Parliament

1.4- The Long Parliament

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The Long Parliament convened in November 1640. Tensions ran high as Parliamentary leaders tried to assert control over the State. 
A brief description of the soldiers who fought in the English Civil Wars. 
After negotiations with Parliament broke down, King Charles raised his standard in August, 1642. The opening campaigns of the First Civil War tilted in the Royalists favor. 
In late 1643, Parliament sealed a military alliance with the Scots. Their combined force defeated the Royalists at Marston Moor. 
1.7- The New Model Army

1.7- The New Model Army

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After years of muddling along, Parliament created a more professional army. They finally defeated King Charles at Nasbay in June 1645.  
1.7a- Tour Announcement

1.7a- Tour Announcement

2013-10-2802:051

New Revolutions Tour coming in June 2014! Email: tours@revolutionspodcast.com
1.8- Checkmate

1.8- Checkmate

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After the Battle of Naseby ended the King's chances for military victory, he became the frustrating center of post-war negotiations. 
1.9- The Man of Blood

1.9- The Man of Blood

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As the New Model Army debated the merits of constitutional democracy, King Charles was scheming to put himself back on the throne.   
1.10- Regicide

1.10- Regicide

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After Pride's Purge, Charles I was executed by the Rump Parliament on January 30, 1649. Then Cromwell invaded Ireland. 
1.11- The Crowning Mercy

1.11- The Crowning Mercy

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Charles II raised an army of Scots to help him claim the throne, but they were defeated by Oliver Cromwell at Dunbar and Worcester.  
Reserve your spot for England/France June 2014 at www.historyworldtravel.com!
For someone who was born free John Lilburne sure spent a lot of time in prison
God wanted me to tell you that property is theft.   
In 1653 Oliver Cromwell dissolved the Rump Parliament and then Barebone's Parliament dissolved itself. The Commonwealth was not getting off to a great start. 
The Instrument of Government was the first written constituion in English history. 
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W

fantastic podcast

Feb 6th
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W

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Feb 3rd
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W

it's tough to not have a kid who can live up to you

Feb 3rd
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Leo van der Biessen

Thanks for the update. Great to hear that you are well. Looking forward to new podcasts and the (audio)book.

Dec 27th
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Michael

The best concise explanation of Historical Materialism that I've found.

Dec 27th
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ID17804482

Good to hear your doing good!

Dec 27th
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William M

Good to hear that all's well, Mike. Thanks for letting us all know your news.

Dec 26th
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Abo mo fo

shocking how things always stay the same. who do the URP and black 100 sound like

Dec 11th
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Peter Visser

Hi Mike, I was wondering if you plan on covering the Dutch revolution? It was earlier than the English, took very long and according to some it inspired Locke and some American founding fathers.

Sep 29th
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peter mortell

Rarely comment but, Duncan's tone and the script in this episode makes this one of my top 5 favorite episodes of this podcast.

Aug 5th
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Amir Hakimi

Very interesting podcast✌🏻 Respect and love from Iran.

Jul 28th
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Melinda Hancock

have you ever thought of covering or doing a whole show on the Virginia Giant from the Revolutionary War. I think you would find this gentleman very interesting and an integral part two are winning the Revolutionary War.

Jul 2nd
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Carlos Del Valle

this is amazing history, the down of democracy, the death of monarchy ...

May 23rd
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Carlos Del Valle

love this series

May 22nd
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Carlos Del Valle

fascinating charles outmaneuvered

May 22nd
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Tina Schwarz

🖤

Apr 3rd
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Dr.Mousavi

Perfect🌹

Apr 1st
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Aaron Beach

this isn't April fool's right? it's January...

Feb 1st
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Clyminghawk

10:24 won’t download or stream. 10:26 is missing altogether. wtf.

Jan 20th
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Ryan Rounds

my headphones literally died on me when Mike said "all good things"...

Jan 19th
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