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The Russian Revolution : 1917-1921 - Ronald I. Kowalski

The Russian Revolution


Hardcover Published: 10th July 1997
ISBN: 9780415124379
Number Of Pages: 288

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The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 has provided fresh perspectives from which to view the Revolution out of which it grew. The Russian Revolution, 1917-1921, by Ronald Kowalski, reviews the ever-changing debate on the nature of the Russian Revolution.

This collection of documents and sources includes:

* newspapers, memoirs and literature
* commentary and background information of each source
* a narrative of the major events of the period
* new material made available since the policy of glasnost
* a re-examination of World War One and the Revolution
* focus on thematic issues such as the actions of peasants and workers.

For students of European history this will provide interesting and informative reading on this major event in Russia's turbulent past.

Series editor's preface
Glossary and list of abbreviations
A note on dates and transliteration
The historiography of the Revolutionp. 3
The impact of warp. 17
The February Revolution and the origins of Dual Powerp. 35
Politics and crises: March-Julyp. 49
The Kornilov affairp. 65
The October Revolutionp. 80
The origins of the Bolshevik dictatorshipp. 99
The Civil Warp. 114
Agriculture and the peasantsp. 131
Industry and the workersp. 148
The national minoritiesp. 166
The war and the armyp. 176
Communist oppositionsp. 193
The Mensheviks and the Social Revolutionariesp. 213
The Communist autocracy challenged: the crisis of 1921p. 228
The roots of the Communist autocracyp. 245
Bibliographyp. 249
Indexp. 261
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ISBN: 9780415124379
ISBN-10: 0415124379
Series: Routledge Sources in History
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 10th July 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.93 x 16.54  x 2.36
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1