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The Russian revolution.

James Mavor

The Russian revolution.

by James Mavor

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1945

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK265 .M37 1928a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[9]-470 p.
      Number of Pages470
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6104247M
      LC Control Number51050585
      OCLC/WorldCa490676

      "The Russian Revolution, " is an excellent introduction to the history of that fateful year, and recommended for casual readers and beginners interested in the subject. Note that due to the introductory nature of the book, there is very little by way of economic analysis, nor is any significant attention paid to developments in culture/5(3).   THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION A New History By Sean McMeekin Basic Books. $ Illustrated. pp. On the afternoon of July 4, , thousands of soldiers, sailors and workers converged on a former royal.

      Simply put, this is the best overall book on the subject of The Russian Revolution. I own about 15 books on the subject and this is where you want to be for a detailed top-down look at the Revolution. This was published in so the author had very limited access to Soviet archives. That does not hinder his ability to tell this story. About pages long, this book is an imposing first-hand account of the Russian Revolution, remarkable for having been composed by one of its chief protagonists—proof, if need be, that Leon Trotsky was a formidable writer (amongst other things). Regardless of the reader’s view of the author’s politics, there is no doubt that his analysis of the conditions leading up to the revolution.

      The Russian Revolution had a decisive impact on the history of the twentieth century. In the years following the collapse of the Soviet regime and the opening of its archives, it has become possible to step back and see the full ng with an overview of the roots of the revolution, Fitzpatrick takes the story from , through Stalin's 'revolution from above', to .   Buy a cheap copy of The Russian Revolution book by Sheila Fitzpatrick. The Russian Revolution had a decisive impact on the history of the twentieth century. Now, following the collapse of the Soviet regime and the opening of Cited by:


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It then covers the history from the point of view of the czarists and the by: 7. Russian Revolution A Personal Record by NN Sukhanov This book was necessary reading for all early historians of the revolution. Sukhanov, a left- Menshevik hostile to Lenin, was actually.

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He tells us what Solzhenitsyn imagined Lenin was like, and about the children’s author who led a double life as a spy in Bolshevik Russia.

The Russian Revolution was tragic and evil, and set the stage for modern If you are very interested in the Russian Revolution, this book is the definitive account.

Not only does it demonstrate impeccable scholarship, but has a definite point of view.4/5. The centenary of The Russian Revolution is an opportunity for me to revisit books that are set just before, during and in the immediate aftermath of the : Carol Mcgrath.

The Russian Revolution of was a key turning point in the history of modern Europe and the world. For much of the twentieth century, politics were defined by attitudes to what had taken place in Russia in To understand the Russian Revolution, then, is to understand a key building block of modern history and the contemporary world/5.

This book provides a workable summary of all the events that went to making the Russian Revolution, and its aftermath, up to the end of NEP and the ascendancy of Stalin in the late s. As such, it is thorough, despite its short length, but in its commitment to summary thoroughness, it sacrifices considerably in reading by: 3.

“The Russian Revolution” is a monster of a book – pages not including endnotes. Washington Post Book World hails it as a “gripping read.” I would tone that praise down a bit and call it “readable.” Pipes divides the book in half/5(47).

This book presents, from the perspective of one of its central actors, the profound liberating character of the early Russian Revolution.

Originally published in three parts, Trotsky's masterpiece is collected here in a single volume. It is still the most vital and inspiring record of the Russian Revolution ever published. The Russian Revolution of was one of the most explosive political events of the twentieth century.

The violent revolution marked the end of the Romanov dynasty and centuries of Russian. The renowned fantasy and science fiction writer China Mieville has long been inspired by the ideals of the Russian Revolution, and here, on the centenary of the revolution, he provides his own distinctive take on its history/5().

The Russian Revolution of began in St. Petersburg on Jan. 22 (Jan. 9, O.S.) when troops fired on a defenseless crowd of workers, who, led by a priest, were marching to the Winter Palace to petition Czar Nicholas II.

This "bloody Sunday" was followed in succeeding months by a series of strikes, riots, assassinations, naval mutinies, and.

-- Ronald Hingley, The New York Times Book Review Ground-breaking in its inclusiveness, enthralling in its narrative of a movement whose purpose, in the words of Leon Trotsky, was "to overthrow the world," The Russian Revolution draws conclusions that have already aroused great controversy in this country-and that are certain to be explosive 4/5(2).

Now in a new edition, this provocative, highly readable work presents a fascinating look at events that culminated in the Russian Revolution. Focusing on the Revolution in 5/5(1). The Russian Revolution had a decisive impact on the history of the twentieth century.

Now, following the collapse of the Soviet regime and the opening of its archives, it is possible to step back and see the full picture. In this classic work, the author incorporates data from archives thatwere previously inaccessible not only to Western but also to Soviet historians, as well as 2/5(3).

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-- Ronald Hingley, The New York Times Book Review Ground-breaking in its inclusiveness, enthralling in its narrative of a movement whose purpose, in 4/5(1). About The Russian Revolution.

Renowned Pan-African and socialist theorist on the Bolshevik Revolution and its post-colonial legacy. In his short life, Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the foremost thinkers and activists of the anticolonial revolution, leading movements in North America, Africa, and the Caribbean.

The Russian Revolution, Rex A. Wade No preview available - Common terms and phrases. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Russian history. Bibliographic information. Title: The Russian Revolution, New Approaches to European History, ISSN /5(2).Russian Revolution, two revolutions inthe first of which, in February (March, New Style), overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October (November), placed the Bolsheviks in power, leading to the creation of the Soviet Union.

Learn more about the Russian Revolution in this article.Since the fall of Communism there has been much reflection on the significance of the Russian Revolution. The book rejects the currently influential, liberal interpretation of the revolution in favor of one that sees it as rooted in the contradictions of a backward society which sought modernization and enlightenment and ended in political tyranny.