Bolshevism: Practice and Theory (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Bolshevism: Practice and Theory (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Bertrand Russell
     
 

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In 1920 Russell traveled to Russia with a British delegation and met Lenin. Unlike many of his companions, he was disturbed by Lenin’s personality and the brutal and cultish aspects of Bolshevism—as well as by the executioners’ rifle shots, heard late at night. Here is the first-hand account of a clear thinker’s disillusionment.

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In 1920 Russell traveled to Russia with a British delegation and met Lenin. Unlike many of his companions, he was disturbed by Lenin’s personality and the brutal and cultish aspects of Bolshevism—as well as by the executioners’ rifle shots, heard late at night. Here is the first-hand account of a clear thinker’s disillusionment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411460034
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/18/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
196
File size:
223 KB

Meet the Author

Bertrand Russell (1872–1970) was a seminal British philosopher, logician, essayist and social critic. Noted for his many spirited anti-war and anti-nuclear protests, Russell made significant contributions to a broad range of subjects, including political theory, education, and religious studies. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1950.

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