The Russian Revolution 1917-1921: A Short History

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This study provides a factual, chronological account of the main political events of the period, explains the tensions within society that led to the popular upheavals of 1917 and shows what had become of these social movements by the end of the Civil War period; offers an intellectual history of the Revolution, and looks critically at the nature of the sources we depend on for an understanding of the Revolution.
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Overview


This study provides a factual, chronological account of the main political events of the period, explains the tensions within society that led to the popular upheavals of 1917 and shows what had become of these social movements by the end of the Civil War period; offers an intellectual history of the Revolution, and looks critically at the nature of the sources we depend on for an understanding of the Revolution.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340539101
  • Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Series: A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Russian Social and Economic Development before the Revolution 1
2 The 1905 Revolution and its Aftermath 23
3 The First World War 41
4 The February Revolution 66
5 The Provisional Government 89
6 The Social Movements in 1917 113
7 The Kornilov Affair 135
8 The October Revolution 151
9 First Steps of the Soviet Regime 168
10 The Civil War 192
11 War Communism 219
12 Oppositions 234
13 The Russian Revolution in Retrospect 248
Bibliography 269
Index 281
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