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Heinemann Advanced History : Lenin and the Russian Revolution - Steve Phillips

Heinemann Advanced History

Lenin and the Russian Revolution

Paperback Published: 4th July 2000
ISBN: 9780435327194
Number Of Pages: 184

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A study of Lenin and the Russian Revolution. It is designed to fulfil the AS and A Level specifications in place from September 2000. The AS section deals with narrative and explanation of the topic. There are extra notes, biography boxes and definitions in the margin, and summary boxes to help students assimilate the information. The A2 section reflects the different demands of the higher level examination by concentrating on analysis and historians' interpretations of the material covered in the AS section. There are practice questions and hints and tips on what makes a good answer.

  • Part 1: Narrative and Explanation
  • Section 1: Russia in revolution 1905–17
  • Tsarist Russia 1905–14
  • The impact of the First World War and the collapse of Tsarism, 1914–17
  • The problems of the Provisional Government
  • The Bolshevik Revolution
  • Section 2: The consolidation of Bolshevik power: Russia, 1918–29
  • The consolidation of Bolshevik rule, 1918–24
  • Economic policy—War Communism and the NEP
  • Soviet society and culture under Lenin
  • Safeguarding the Revolution: The struggle for power after Lenin's death
  • Soviet foreign policy, 1917–28
  • Part 2: Analysis and Interpretation
  • Section 3: The Russian Revolution and the establishment of Bolshevik power
  • Why did Tsarist regime collapse in 1917?
  • How and why were the Bolsheviks able to seize power in 1917?
  • What direction did Bolshevik ideology and tactics take between 1903 and 1917?
  • To what extent did practical difficulties stop Lenin from implementing communist ideology?
  • What was the nature of the Bolshevik state?
  • How important was the role of Lenin?
  • How and why did Stalin manage to secure power by 1929?
  • Index.

ISBN: 9780435327194
ISBN-10: 9780435327194
Series: Heinemann Advanced History
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 4th July 2000
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 17.5  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1