The Russian Revolution, Volume I

The Russian Revolution, Volume I : 1917-1918: From the Overthrow of the Tsar to the Assumption of Power by the Bolsheviks

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This book is a richly detailed account of the Russian Revolution from the fall of the Tsar in March 1917 to the introduction of the New Economic Policy in March 1921. The author draws on interviews and on other kinds of now unavailable documents to produce a work that remains a unique view of early Soviet Russia. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
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  • Paperback | 534 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 27.43mm | 482g
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 0691609411
  • 9780691609416
  • 777,146

Table of contents

*FrontMatter, pg. i*Introduction, pg. v*Contents, pg. xv*Chapter I. Social Forces in Russian History, pg. xvii*Chapter II. Pioneers of Revolution, pg. 18*Chapter III. The 1905 Revolution and the World War, pg. 46*Chapter IV. The Autocracy Collapses, pg. 73*Chapter V. First Steps of the New Regime, pg. 100*Chapter VI. Vladimir Ilyitch Lenin: Genius of Revolution, pg. 121*Chapter VII. The Deepening of the Revolution, pg. 142*Chapter VIII. July Days: The Revolution Checked, pg. 166*Chapter IX. Kornilov and the Failure of Counterrevolution, pg. 192*Chapter X. The Mutiny of the Russian Army, pg. 223*Chapter XI. The Peasant Upsurge, pg. 242*Chapter XII. The Revolt of Labor, pg. 260*Chapter XIII. On the Eve, pg. 277*Chapter XIV. The Bolsheviki Take Power, pg. 306*Chapter XV. The Revolution in the Country, pg. 335*Chapter XVI. First Steps of the New Regime, pg. 351*Chapter XVII. Civil War Begins, pg. 373*Chapter XVIII. Brest-Litovsk: The Struggle for Peace, pg. 389*Chapter XIX. The Shortlived "Breathing-Space", pg. 414*Appendix. Documents of the Revolution March 12, 1917-May 14, 1918, pg. 429
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