The History Files #43: Revolutions

46 mins - Published Sat, Feb 13, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

This week, inspired by last week’s discussion of the Count of Monte Cristo, we take a look at some real revolutions. If you ever wondered about what makes a successful revolution, or about the difference between a revolution vs. a coup d’état, look no further. As far as the cause of most revolutions… it turns out it’s usually about money, which isn’t really surprising since it seems like most conflicts boil down to squabbles over either money, power, or both.

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