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Peasant Russia Civil War: The Volga Countryside in Revolution, 1917-1921
     

Peasant Russia Civil War: The Volga Countryside in Revolution, 1917-1921

by Orlando Figes
 

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Often overlooked as a crucial factor in the Bolsheviks’ victory was the role of the peasantry. Here is an enthralling portrait of this poor but sizable population on the eve of the uprising, of the breakdown of state power in the countryside, and, most important, of the relationship between the serfs and the Bolsheviks during the civil war. An enlightening

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Often overlooked as a crucial factor in the Bolsheviks’ victory was the role of the peasantry. Here is an enthralling portrait of this poor but sizable population on the eve of the uprising, of the breakdown of state power in the countryside, and, most important, of the relationship between the serfs and the Bolsheviks during the civil war. An enlightening approach, illustrated with disturbing contemporary images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842124215
Publisher:
Phoenix Press, WC2
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Phoenix Press Series
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

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