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The Russian revolutions of 1917

the origins of modern Communism

by Leonard Bertram Schapiro

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeonard Schapiro.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK265 .S354 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3186150M
      ISBN 100465071546
      LC Control Number83045262

      2 days ago  This leads me to mention two other books on the Russian Revolution that I think will round out the 5 in your studies. First, William Henry Chamberlin’s The Russian Revolution, (two volumes, originally published in ) was a detailed account based on interviews and first-person accounts, as he was the Moscow correspondent for the Christian. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curtiss, John Shelton, Russian revolutions of Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand [].

      The Russian Revolution. Sheila Fitzpatrick The Russian Revolution 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 its archives, it is possible to step back and see the full picture of this event for the first time. 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 its widest sense, Sheila Fitzpatrick covers not only the events of and what preceded them, but the social transformations brought about by the Bolsheviks.5/5(1).

      The Revolutions of – was a revolutionary wave that included political unrest and revolts around the world inspired by the success of the Russian Revolution and the disorder created by the aftermath of World War I. The uprisings were mainly socialist or anti-colonial in nature. Many attempted socialist revolts failed to have a long-term impact. World War I mobilized millions of troops, reshaped political Caused by: World War I, Russian Revolution, (outside . Let’s hear from the man himself. Please tell us more about Six Weeks in Russia in There are only a couple of well-known eyewitness accounts of the revolution. The best known is probably John Reed’s Ten Days That Shook The World, but I’ve gone with Ransome’s book because Ransome is my man, and because whereas Reed’s book is a highly imaginative view of the revolution.


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This compact and comprehensive book puts the events of that fateful year into historical perspective. As background to the tensions that produced the revolutions, Russia's major unsolved problems -- from the Emancipation of down to -- are sketched with special attention to the Duma period and Russia's role in World War by: 1.

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16 Issue 16 of Anvil books Issue 16 of Van Nostrand Anvil books: Author: John Shelton Curtiss: Publisher: Van Nostrand, ISBN:Length: pages:. "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(5). Read this book on Questia. This volume is intended to meet the needs of the student of modern world history, for whom the standard accounts of the Russian Revolutions of are too detailed.

Drawing on his extensive knowledge of Russian and German history, McMeekin provides perhaps the clearest explanation yet of how and why the October Revolution of was the realisation of an out-of-control German plan to destabilise Russia and knock her out of the First World War/5(48).

Schapiro, late emeritus professor of political science at the London School of Economics (The Communist Party of the Soviet Union), was an old-fashioned sort of Sovietologist—the kind that fixes squarely on individuals to explain why and how things happen.

Here he has produced a fine old-fashioned short narrative of the revolutions of February-March and October Used, new & out-of-print books matching The Russian Revolution, Our marketplace offers millions of titles from sellers worldwide. Combining his own long term study of the revolution with the best of contemporary scholarship.

Rex Wade presents a revised and expanded account of one of the pivotal events of modern history in this second edition. Within an overall narrative that provides a clear description of the revolution, he introduces several new approaches on its political history and complexity.5/5(2).

The Russian Revolution, book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Combining his own long term study of the revolution wit /5. This book is a very concise, academic historical telling of the Russian Revolution by a very distinguished historian.

She believes the Russian Revolution did not end in or even but ended after Stalin's Purge in /5. Review of first edition:' it is a thoughtful and balanced work which logically describes the sequence and outcome of the events of as of today it is the book that logically balances the many, divergent extremes of past interpretations of the Russian revolution.'Cited by: The Russian Revolution, - by Rex A.

Wade January Author: Rex A. Wade. "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).

Rex A. Wade is a widely recognised expert on the Russian Revolution. He is the author or editor of a dozen books, including The Russian Search for Peace, February-October () and Red Guards and Works' Militias in the Russian Revolution (), as well as many scholarly articles on the revolutionary and civil war eras.

'The best volume on the Russian Revolution in years e What is so valuable about the book is that it undoes both rigid stereotypes: that the Leninism is inherently and always e~correcte(tm), pointing straight toward revolutionary triumph, and that of Leninism as always rigidly authoritarian, pointing straight toward dictatorship.

A first-rate piece of work.'. The Russian revolutions of [John Shelton Curtiss] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Table of contents --Introduction --Part I-The Russian revolutions of --The background of the revolutions of --The Russian empire in the First World War --The first revolutionary months --The mounting crisis --The Kornilov movement --The.

Using new archival data, this book expands and, in a number of cases, revises the well-established view of the daily life of people during the Revolution, and dispels the settled myth about how the natural economy prevailed in the years of the Russian Civil War. The book presents unique illustrations taken from the author's private collection.

A leading authority on the Soviet Union examines the two revolutions of February and October which serve as a symbol to socialists and established communism in Russia. From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. Caught in the Revolution is a meticulously researched account of the months surrounding the Russian Revolution.

The book focuses on the experiences of foreign nationals in Petrograd (St. Petersburg) who were caught up in the violence of the revolution.4/5. This book is a richly detailed account of the Russian Revolution from the fall of the Tsar in March to the introduction of the New Economic Policy in March The author draws on interviews and on other kinds of now unavailable documents to produce a work that remains a unique view of early Soviet Russia.

Originally published in Cited by: 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.

The Russian Revolution of was one of the most explosive political events of the twentieth century. The violent revolution marked the end of .