From Napoleaon to Stalin and Other Essays

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These essays now reprinted and prefaced by Jonathan Haslam, E.H. Carr's biographer, give the reader a representative sample of Carr's interests over several decades. They include fascinating picture portraits of figures, both major and minor, from the 19th and 20th centuries, some of whom he knew firsthand. The reader will also find studied reflection on the major events and their impact including the Paris peace settlement of 1919 and the legacy of Stalin in Russian history. Carr is always lucid, with a taste ...

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These essays now reprinted and prefaced by Jonathan Haslam, E.H. Carr's biographer, give the reader a representative sample of Carr's interests over several decades. They include fascinating picture portraits of figures, both major and minor, from the 19th and 20th centuries, some of whom he knew firsthand. The reader will also find studied reflection on the major events and their impact including the Paris peace settlement of 1919 and the legacy of Stalin in Russian history. Carr is always lucid, with a taste for controversy. Novices, fans and critics alike will not be disappointed.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780333994016
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/5/2003
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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E.H. Carr, who died in 1992, was Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge.Jonathan Haslam is Senior Research Fellow in Politics, King's College, Cambridge.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
New Introduction for the 2nd Edition
Suggestions for Further Reading
Pt. I Historical Perspectives 1
1 From Napolean to Stalin (1950) 3
2 Rights and Obligations (1949) 11
3 The League of Nations (1952) 19
4 Lloyd George, Churchill, and the Russian Revolution: I (1969) 28
Lloyd George, Churchill, and the Russian Revolution: II (1974) 34
5 The German General Staff (1954) 41
Pt. II Essays in Russian History 49
6 The Pan-Slav Tradition (1951) 51
7 Liberalism in Alien Soil (1958) 60
8 Rural Russia (1963) 68
9 Bolsheviks and Peasants (1972) 76
10 The Third International (1952) 82
11 Marriage of Inconvenience (1978) 93
12 The Legacy of Stalin (1976) 100
13 Jewry under Bolshevism (1970) 108
14 The Non-Jewish Jew (1968) 115
Pt. III Profiles 121
15 Kropotkin (1951) 123
16 Milyukov (1956) 130
17 Colonel House (1973) 139
18 Karl Radek (1971) 148
19 The Legend of Bukharin (1972) 154
20 James Headlam-Morley (1972) 165
21 Harold Laski (1953) 170
22 Karl Mannheim (1953) 177
23 Lewis Namier (1971) 184
24 Stanley Morison (1972) 192
Pt. IV Socialism and Communism 201
25 Early Socialist Thinkers (1953) 203
26 Socialism and Marxism (1954) 210
27 Socialist Twilight (1960) 219
28 Roots of Revolution (1957) 225
29 The Marxist Credo (1959) 234
30 Lukacs and Class-consciousness (1971) 242
31 Turning to the Right (1966) 252
32 The Left Today: An Interview (1978) 261
Index 276
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