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The gold standard in history podcasting.
It's Revolutionary!
I was a big fan of host Mike Duncan's previous show, The History of Rome, so when this one started up I was in. Duncan makes the history he covers engaging and entertaining, and by providing the breadth of context that he does, he gives a lot of insight into how and why different historical revolutions unfolded the way they did. This, in turn, gives us a lot of context for understanding why things are the way they are in the world we live in now, because if one thing is clear from this show, it's that all of history is connected.
only listened to the Haitian Revolution series (season?) but i love how engaging it is, and how it avoids the Great Man theory of history while still painting an intimate picture of various pivotal individuals involved
I almost made it through the first season but I'm an idiot and can't keep track of all of the characters and relationships. It's a good podcast though. Maybe just don't listen to it while doing anything else because you need to focus.
Mike Duncan of THoR is back and better than ever. Tracing a series of revolutions, from the English Civil War, to the American Revolution, through France, Haiti, South America, and onward, the history is every bit as well-researched as you expect from Mike Duncan and the delivery has, if anything, gotten even better.
Mike Duncan's second podcast. Very, Very good.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Mike Duncan
Podcast Status
Sep 15th, 2013
Latest Episode
Apr 5th, 2020
Release Period
Avg. Episode Length
33 minutes
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