The Siècle

is creating a podcast about France's tumultuous century from 1814-1914.
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Even $1 per month makes a huge difference. I'll thank you by name (or pseudonym) on thesiecle.com, and you'll get to vote in polls I post here about the direction of the podcast.

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In addition to public thanks and voting in polls about the future of the podcast, you'll also have access to special backer-only bonus content (the precise form of which will be determined by backer polls!).

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In addition to special episodes and polls, and my thanks on the website, I'll also thank you (if you want) in an episode itself!

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About The Siècle

The Siècle is a podcast about France's overlooked century in between Napoleon and the First World War. Every two weeks I'll dive into a different chapter of this tumultuous hundred years, including politics and revolutions, but also economic change, social upheaval, technological innovations, ideological belief systems, and much more.

I'm a jourrnalist by day and have developed this project in my spare time over the past year. I'm committed to telling this story over many months to come, but this does have certain costs, including web hosting, and buying French history books (more than two dozen so far!). Any support you can give will make it easier for me to devote more time and energy to producing new episodes. If you can't spare any money, I'd still appreciate your help spreading word of The Siècle to anyone who you think might be interested — a bigger audience might enable me to attract advertisers, which would also help offset my costs.

If you do support me on here, I'll offer a guarantee: I'll keep to the semi-weekly release schedule. With the possible exception of a break around Christmas, I'll put out a new episode more or less every two weeks. If I fall behind and can't keep to that, I'll pause this Patreon so you're not charged for periods when I'm not producing episodes. 

I hope to produce special bonus episodes for my patrons here about topics that didn't make it into the show's main episodes. What form those take is yet to be determined, and I welcome your input on what kind of rewards I can offer in exchange for your invaluable support.

Thanks for being a fan!
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At $250 per month I'll be able to devote more time to the podcast — and also will feel incredibly honored to have such generous support! Once I hit this level I'll record a special bonus episode answering questions from you, my patrons!
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