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The Russian Revolution 1917-1921 : History Association Studies - Beryl Williams

The Russian Revolution 1917-1921

History Association Studies

Paperback Published: 8th January 1991
ISBN: 9780631150831
Number Of Pages: 128

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This book examines the dramatic and sometimes violent events which accompanied the fall of the Russian Czars and the creation of the Soviet nation. In drawing upon the most recent research, especially on the nature of the popular movement during 1917, Beryl Williams examines how and why Bolsheviks came to power in October 1917. She considers the different interpretations of the nature of the revolution among the various revolutionary parties and among the Bolsheviks themselves, and explores how the Bolsheviks consolidated their control over the country. She concludes by asking to what extent their visions of a new society and a "new soviet man" were fulfilled by 1921.

1. Introduction.

2. Democratic Russia.

3. Soviet Power.

4. The Debate on October.

5. The Battle on a Military Front.

6. The Battle on a Cultural Front.

7. Conclusion.

References and Glossary.

Guide to Further Reading.

ISBN: 9780631150831
ISBN-10: 0631150838
Series: Historical Association Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 8th January 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.2  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1

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