Author: China Miéville
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1784782793
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Award-winning author China Miéville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside down On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, China Miéville tells the extraordinary story of this pivotal moment in history.

Russian Revolution

Author: Henry Freeman
ISBN: 9781532871856
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The story of Russia's transition from Imperial reign to eventual Communist dictatorship is a tale rooted in the ranks of the common people and the men who rose to lead them. Inside you will read about.

The Russian Revolution

Author: Sheila Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198806701
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In this work, the author incorporates data from archives that were previously inaccessible not only to Western but also to Soviet historians, as well as drawing on important recent Russian publications.

Telling October

Author: Frederick C. Corney
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801489310
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'Telling October' chronicles the construction of an official 'foundation narrative' by the Soviet Union as the new state sought to legitimise itself by portraying the October Revolution as the inevitable culmination of a historical process.

Author: Laurent Binet
ISBN: 9786169205265
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The Russian Revolution 1917

Author: Rex A. Wade
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107130328
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This book explores the 1917 Russian Revolution from its February Revolution beginning to the victory of Lenin and the Bolsheviks in October.

History Of The Russian Revolution

Author: Leon Trotsky
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1931859450
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But if in a general way there is no question about where to begin, when to begin,
and how to begin, then, to be sure, nothing is left of the episodic disagreements
with Lenin—or for that matter of tactics in general. In John Reed's book there is a
story that on the 21st of October the leaders of the Bolsheviks held a “second
historic conference” at which, as Reed was told, Lenin said: “The 24th of October
is too soon to act. We must have an all-Russian basis for the insurrection, and on
the ...

The Russian Revolution And Civil War 1917 1921

Author: Jonathan Smele
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441119922
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See also Souvarine, B. `October ± Myths and Realities', The New Leader (4
November 1957). 1502 Startsev, V. I. `The Question of Power in the October Days
of 1917', Soviet Studies in History Vol. 27 (1988), No. 2, pp. 56±85. A doctrinaire
Soviet account of Lenin's victory over forces within and without the Bolshevik
Party in favour of an `all-socialist government', concentrating on the period 20
October to 4 November 1917. 1503 Startsev, V. I. `Lenin in October of 1917',
Soviet Studies ...

Spies And Commissars

Author: Robert Service
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0230760953
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The story of the Bolshevik Revolution of October 1917 has been told a thousand
times and usually the focus is on Russian events to the exclusion of the global
situation. There is nothing wrong with examining 'October' and its consequences
in such a fashion. But this book is an attempt to see things in a different light. The
early years of Bolshevik rule were marked by dynamic interaction between
Russia and the West. These were years of civil war in Russia, years when the
West strove ...

Jews In Russian Literature After The October Revolution

Author: Efraim Sicher
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521481090
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27 For Russian readers in starving Petrograd, who were probably as cold and
hungry as Hershele proverbially was, the social and political analogy was not
difficult to discern. For Jewish readers, the Yiddish story reminded them ironically
of their own hopes regarding the Russian Revolution and provided a splendid
example of Yiddish interference in Babel's Russian prose, whose subtext was
often humorously at variance with the plain meaning of the Russian.28 A fellow
Odessite, ...