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background of the Russian revolution

Meyendorff, Aleksandr Feliksovich Baron

background of the Russian revolution

by Meyendorff, Aleksandr Feliksovich Baron

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Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Baron Alexander Meyendorff.
    SeriesColver lectures -- 1928.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination193 p.
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16540398M

      Combining his own long term study of the revolution with the best of contemporary scholarship. Rex Wade presents a revised and expanded account of one of the pivotal events of modern history in this second edition. Within an overall narrative that provides a clear description of the revolution, he introduces several new approaches on its political history and complexity.5/5(2).   The Russian Revolution, Through American Eyes On the centennial of the start of the Russian Revolution, explore about the tumultuous events of .

    The Russian Revolution took place in , during the final phase of World War removed Russia from the war and brought about the transformation of the Russian Empire into the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), replacing Russia’s traditional monarchy with the .   The Russian Revolution, , by Ronald Kowalski, reviews the ever-changing debate on the nature of the Russian Revolution. This collection of documents and sources includes: * newspapers, memoirs and literature * commentary and background information of each source * a narrative of the major events of the periodCited by: 5.

    Concept and creation. The Russian Revolution of was a major event in history that changed the world. It was first time in the history that the toiled masses had successfully established their own rule. After the revolution the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was born, which eliminated poverty, established free medicine and highly subsidized housing, free education and job : Leon Trotsky. Good books on the Russian Revolution Discussion/Question Came to the conclusion that i know only the broad context of the Russian Revolution and i only know about Lenin,Stalin and Trotsky and even there my knowledge isn't that good.


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Background of the Russian revolution by Meyendorff, Aleksandr Feliksovich Baron Download PDF EPUB FB2

Russian Revolution A Personal Record by NN Sukhanov This book was necessary reading for all early historians of the revolution. Sukhanov, a left- Menshevik. This book, which is sub-titled A New History, certainly highlights some aspects of the Russian Revolution, of which, as a layman rather than an academic, I was previously unaware.

These included the Bolsheviks’ reliance on German funding, both before and after the revolution; the impotency and poor decision-making of Kerensky; and the absence of Lenin from Russia at critical junctures/5(68).

In The Russian Revolution, acclaimed historian Sean McMeekin traces the events which ended Romanov rule, ushered the Bolsheviks into power, and introduced Communism to the n andRussia underwent a complete and irreversible transformation. Taking advantage of the collapse of the Tsarist regime in the middle of World War I, the Bolsheviks staged a hostile takeover of /5(48).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meĭendorf, A.F. (Aleksandr Feliksovich), baron, Background of the Russian revolution. Trotsky's History of the Russian Revolution is a long, very complex, and extremely detailed treatment of the remarkably eventful period from February to October of Russia at the time was at war with Germany as part of an entente or three-country coalition that also included Great Britain and by: I don't think I could have asked for a better book to explain the history of the Russian Revolution.

Moorehead not only takes you through what happened in great detail, but gives you a fair deal of background, background of the Russian revolution book you an idea of the general attitude the Russian people had /5.

The Russian Revolution of was one of the most explosive political events of the twentieth century. The violent revolution marked the end of the Romanov dynasty.

Background to the Russian Revolution is huge, however, mainly. caused by massive discontent in the Nation. Led by an Autocratic, inefficient system, (where corruption and violence was extremely.

The th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the first socialist revolution in world history, is marked on October 25 — the date the Bolsheviks lead the revolutionary seizure of power by the soviets (councils of workers, peasants and soldiers).

Socialist activist and historian Paul Le Blanc has written a detailed overview of the revolution, from its background to its aftermath. Green. Trotsky's book is divided into 3 volumes, The Overthrow of Tsarism, the History of the Russian Revolution and the Triumph of the Soviets.

The first volume primarily looks at Russia under Tsarism, the February Revolution, the Provisional Government and the initial formulation of a new strategy upon the arrival of Lenin back to Russia/5. In Russia was convulsed by two major seizures of power.

The Tsars of Russia were replaced first in February by a pair of co-existing revolutionary governments, one mainly liberal, one socialist, but after a period of confusion, a fringe socialist group lead by Lenin seized power in October and produced the world’s first socialist state.

Russian Revolution, two revolutions inthe first of which, in February (March, New Style), overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October (November), placed the Bolsheviks in power, leading to the creation of the Soviet Union. The most important incident during the First World War was the out break of Russian Revolution of Russian Revolution was in itself a tremendous event, unique in world history.

Russian Revolution was one of the biggest outcome of the First World War. We have read that the Russia under Tsar Nicholas-II was facing the economic, political and social crisis. This book paints a vivid background on the Russian revolution and provides amazing detail of the corruption of the Tsarist regime and its insensitivity to the mood of the people.

Trotsky gives a compelling historical explanation of the failure of Russia to keep pace with the political developments in the West which resulted in a revolution /5(75). 2 social classes emerge in Russia2 social classes emerge in Russia-- the the capitalistic upper middle class ((BourgeoisieBourgeoisie) and the working class ((Proletariat).

Marx predicted, in the Communist Manifesto, that there would be a revolution whereby the working class would rise up File Size: KB.

Part two, “The Boleshviks Conquer Russia,” concentrates on the Marxist revolution led by Lenin in October “Lenin’s dominant impulse was and remained hatred,” Pipes says, “His outlook on life was a mixture of Clausewitz and Social Darwinism.”.Cited by: Richard Pipe’s book about the Russian Revolution has two parts: the first one about the period leading to October and the second the period from October 17 to the consolidation of the revolution.

The first one give us a good analysis of the happenings and 4/5. At Queens University Belfast, I read Russian Studies and English for my first degree. My enjoyment of novels set in Russia has never left me. The centenary of The Russian Revolution is an opportunity for me to revisit books that are set just before, during and in the immediate aftermath of the : Carol Mcgrath.

Let’s hear from the man himself. Please tell us more about Six Weeks in Russia in There are only a couple of well-known eyewitness accounts of the revolution. The best known is probably John Reed’s Ten Days That Shook The World, but I’ve gone with Ransome’s book because Ransome is my man, and because whereas Reed’s book is a highly imaginative view of the revolution.

The Russian Revolution was a period of political and social revolution across the territory of the Russian Empire, commencing with the abolition of the monarchy inand concluding in after the Bolshevik establishment of the Soviet Union at the end of the Civil War.

It began during the First World War, with the February Revolution that was focused in and around Petrograd (now Saint Location: former Russian Empire. Background. The long-term causes of the revolution are buried deep in the fact that Russia was a socially and politically backward country.

The greater part of the agrarian population was living in poverty, and the state authorities were seemingly indifferent to, or incapable of, solving the problem.The understanding of of Russia/USSR and its influence across every continent cannot be understated.

Discover the background and details of the Russian Revolution and its early years as a communist country. This comic book covers the history of Russia & USSR from the ousting of the Tsar through to Stalin iron reign and much more.One of Orwell's goals in writing Animal Farm was to portray the Russian (or Bolshevik) Revolution of as one that resulted in a government more oppressive, totalitarian, and deadly than the one it overthrew.

Many of the characters and events of Orwell's novel parallel those of the Russian Revolution: In short, Manor Farm is a model of Russia, and old Major, Snowball, and Napoleon represent.