|Series||Panther Books -- no.1127|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||285|
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. Books shelved as russian-revolution: Ten Days that Shook the World by John Reed, Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, History of the Russian Revolution by. The Russian revolution was the beginning of the modern age, says award-winning author Roland Chambers. 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.