Monthly Archives: October 2010

Episode 5 – The Revolutions of 1831-2

In the last podcast we thought carefully about how the rebellions of 1821 were brought to an end by Austria’s military might, and the dis-interest of the great powers. Ten years later another set of rebellions broke out.  These were … Continue reading

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Episode 4 – The revolutions of 1821

We ended the last podcast by looking at an excerpt from Christopher Duggan’s The Force of Destiny, where Duggan argued that ‘the real problem [for the Austrians and the Restoration governments of Italy] lay with the educated classes’.  In this … Continue reading

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