Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890 to 1928

Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890 to 1928

by S. A. Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198734833
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/12/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 516,611
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

S. A. Smith is a historian of modern Russia and China, who was a graduate student at both Moscow State University and at Peking University. He is the author of many books and articles on the Russian and Chinese revolutions, including Red Petrograd: Revolution in the Factories, 1917-18 (CUP, 1983) and Revolution and the People in Russia and China: A Comparative History (CUP, 2008), and is editor of The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism (OUP, 2014). He taught for many years at the University of Essex, where he is an emeritus professor, and then at the European University Institute in Florence, before being elected to a senior research fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford, in 2012.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Roots of Revolution, 1880s-1905
2. From Reform to War, 1906-17
3. From February to October 1917
4. Civil War and Bolshevik Power
5. War Communism
6. The New Economic Policy: Politics and the Economy
7. The New Economic Policy: Society and Culture
Conclusion
Notes

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