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Russian Revolution.

Alan Moorehead

Russian Revolution.

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Published by Panther in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published London: Collins with Hamish Hamilton, 1958.

The Physical Object
Pagination287p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13713728M

Of the four works I consider indispensable, two were written by Russians and two by North Americans. However, Lenin had more to say. In the end, the former Duma members formed a Provisional Government which officially ran the country. Over the course of the spring, public dissatisfaction with the Provisional Government and the war, in particular among workers, soldiers and peasants, pushed these groups to radical parties.

He emerges from the crowds unscathed after dawdling to examine playbills on the way. Russian Revolution. book electrifying moment when the self-appointed prophets of the new age defy the artistic establishment of the old is, sadly, overlooked by Rappaport, as are the exploits of Robert Bruce Lockhart, who is involved in a plot to murder Lenin. Revolutionary change is always an amalgam of confusion, in which the tipping point, when power shifts, often seems banal at the moment it happens. The women workers marched to nearby factories bringing out over 50, workers on strike. The Reds were not going to let that happen.

The second problem is the lack of Russian voices in the book. The Reds were not going to let that happen. It is multi-award winning and very readable. Dissatisfaction with Russian autocracy culminated in the huge national upheaval that followed the Bloody Sunday massacre of Januaryin which hundreds of unarmed protesters were shot by the Tsar's troops.


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