The Russian Revolution: The Essential Readings / Edition 1

The Russian Revolution: The Essential Readings / Edition 1

by Martin A. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631216391

ISBN-13: 9780631216391

Pub. Date: 01/16/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This indispensable volume comprises the work of nine of the most prominent scholars of the Russian Revolution, with introductions by the editor that help students contextualize and understand each piece.  See more details below

Overview

This indispensable volume comprises the work of nine of the most prominent scholars of the Russian Revolution, with introductions by the editor that help students contextualize and understand each piece.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631216391
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/2001
Series:
Blackwell Essential Readings in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Editor's Introduction: The Russian Revolution at the Millennium: Martin Miller.

Part I: On the Eve: Toward Revolution:.

1. The Battleground: Edward Acton.

Part II: Parties, Movements and Personalities in the Revolutions of 1917:.

Introduction: Martin Miller.

2. Russia's Second Revolution: The February 1917 Uprising in Petrograd: E. N. Burdzhalov.

3. The Russian Revolution of 1917 and its Language in the Village: Orlando Figes.

4. The Bolsheviks come to Power: Alexander Rabinowitch.

Part III: Issues of Class, Gender and Ethnicity in the Revolution:.

Introduction: Martin Miller.

5. Russian Labor and Bolshevik Power: Social Dimensions of Protest after October: William Rosenberg.

6. Ascribing Class: The Construction of Social Identity in Soviet Russia: Sheila Fitzpatrick.

7. Bolshevik Women: Barbara Evans Clements.

8. State Building and Nation-Making: The Soviet Experience: Ronald G. Suny.

Part IV: Conclusions and Prospects: .

9. Writing the History of the Russian Revolution after the Fall of Communism: Steve Smith.

Index.

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