Global Nineteenth-Century Revolutions
During seventeen tumultuous years in the mid-19th century, it seemed like the whole world was in chaos. Revolution broke out in Europe, South Asia, East Asia, and the United States. What was going on? Katie, Dan, and Tommy investigate.
Show Notes and Further Reading
Ta-Nehisi Coates, “The Civil War Isn’t Tragic,” The Atlantic, April 26, 2011
Christopher Hibbert, The Great Mutiny (1978)
Thomas R. Metcalf, The Aftermath of Revolt (1964)
Jürgen Osterhammel, The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century. Trans. Patrick Camiller (2014)
Feature images, clockwise from top: Suppression of the Taiping Rebellion, Viennese students during the 1848 revolution, The British Lion’s Vengeance on the Bengal Tiger, Bombardment of Fort Sumter. All works in the Public Domain.