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The Workers' Revolution in Russia, 1917 : The View from Below - Daniel H. Kaiser

The Workers' Revolution in Russia, 1917

The View from Below

By: Daniel H. Kaiser (Editor)

Paperback Published: 21st March 1988
ISBN: 9780521349710
Number Of Pages: 168

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More than seventy years after the birth of the Soviet Union, the events that brought the Bolsheviks to power are still poorly understood. Ever since the first reports of the revolution reached Western audiences, analysts have blamed or credited Lenin and his party for overthrowing the old order singlehandedly. Yet studies of the revolution in recent years have revealed the depth of the crisis through which Tsarist society passed late in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The essays in this book address the process of worker alienation and the way that the Bolsheviks appealed to, rather than exploited, the working population, especially in the capital cities of Petrograd and Moscow.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Notes on dates
Revising the old story: the 1917 revolution in light of new sources
St. Petersburg and Moscow on the eve of revolution
Petrograd in 1917: the view from below
Moscow in 1917: the view from below
Russian labor and Bolshevik power: social dimensions of protest in Petrograd after October
Conclusion: understanding the Russian Revolution
Index
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ISBN: 9780521349710
ISBN-10: 0521349710
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 21st March 1988
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.46 x 13.67  x 1.45
Weight (kg): 0.23

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