Revolutions

Publisher:
Mike Duncan

Revolutions

5.0/5

Critic Rating

A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Alice Florence Orr • PodcastReview.org Jan 4, 2023

"Mike Duncan delivers these complicated historical episodes with all the enthusiasm of your neighbor describing their new driveway paving — and, well, it works....This show rewards fans of steady pacing, nuance, and attention to detail..."

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Score: 5

James Marriot • The Times UK Mar 25, 2022

"...pretty remarkable given his podcast started nearly ten years ago...Nowadays, it’s a bit slick, professional and ad-driven. To Duncan’s fans, his almost uncanny ability to distil huge chunks of political, military, cultural and diplomatic history into witty, efficient half-hour episodes is not news. But it staggers me afresh each time. What an amazing public education service. I love it."

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Score: 5

Simon Hill • Wired Feb 20, 2022

"The writing is concise, the narration is engaging, and host Mike Duncan does a fantastic job contextualizing revolutionary events and characters."

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Score: 5

Benjamin J. Dueholm • Christian Century Aug 11, 2021

"Over seven years and more than 300 episodes of Duncan’s gripping and well-researched Revolutions podcast, he has seen off many crowned heads and erstwhile revolutionary leaders. These valedictory moments assess, with poignant but unsparing clarity..."

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Score: 5

Marshall • Lost Laker Jun 14, 2017

"You don’t need to be a History buff like George Costanza a keen interest helps for this one. The way Duncan has broken it up into seasons makes casually listening very easy. I would say it’s major strength, however, would be the variety of revolutions covered. ...this is a good podcast for casual History fans looking to expand their knowledge base, or learn about a region they are curious about."

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