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October Revolution

Roy Aleksandrovich Medvedev

October Revolution

by Roy Aleksandrovich Medvedev

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoy Medvedev ; translated by George Saunders ; foreword by Harrison E. Salisbury.
    ContributionsSaunders, George, 1936-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK265 .M375
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 240 p. [6] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20252484M
    ISBN 100094629005

      Presenting the Russian Revolution as both a landmark political event and as a breathtaking story, Miéville, author of London’s Overthrow and Between Equal Rights, along with fiction that has. of the seizure of power by the Bolsheviks late in October Reed had traveled to Petrograd, the capital of the Russian Empire, in September that year to report on the progress of the revolution that had erupted in February and already toppled the authoritarian tsarist regime, leaving the country’s political system in a state of uncertainty.

    About Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution. Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution is a collection of literary responses to one of the most cataclysmic events in modern world history, which exposes the immense conflictedness and doubt, conviction and hope, pessimism and optimism which political events provoked among contemporary writers – .   Now a WSJ Bestseller! This highly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling title The Phoenix Project takes another look at Parts Unlimited from the perspective of Maxine, a senior lead developer and architect, as she is exiled to the Phoenix Project.

    Best known in this country for his book on the Stalin period, Let History Judge, Medvedev has developed a reputation as the foremost dissident historian at work in the USSR today. If the obstacles for westerners trying to do research in Russia are merely difficult, they are mind-boggling for a critical Soviet citizen; and the consequences can be seen in Medvedev's work, . October Revolution Tom Lamarr, Author University Press of Colorado $ (p the book loses steam. The ironic tone with which LaMarr portrays the past also limits the book's engagement with.


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“October, by the British author China Miéville, is a gripping account of the Russian Revolution that offers the pleasures and rewards of a great novel The book has vividly drawn characters, high drama, suspense, and an irresistible narrative momentum that sweeps the reader along from the first page to the tragic—but not inevitable—conclusion a masterful work.”/5(68).

October: The Story of the Russian Revolution is narrative history of the Russian Revolution in This book wasn't designed to be an academic book but October Revolution book accessible one for those curious one of the most intriguing revolutions/5.

In AugustGeneral George Washington’s young army faced off against o British and Hessian soldiers at the Battle of Brooklyn.

This was the largest battle of the Revolution, and for the Americans, outmanned and outmaneuvered, it was almost the end of the war, as well. A hundred years after the Russian Revolution, history, according to most historians, had pronounced its judgment.

October had been relegated to a past that would never be repeated, just like. George Orwell’s political allegory novel of the Russian Revolution clearly reflects one of the two main revolutions that represents the start of many years of communist rule in Russia, the October Revolution.

In Animal Farm, the allegory of the October Revolution is the Battle of the Cowshed. October Revolution, (Oct. 24–25 [Nov. 6–7, New Style], ), the second and last major phase of the Russian Revolution ofin which the Bolshevik Party seized power in Russia, inaugurating the Soviet regime. See Russian Revolution of.

The Russian Revolution of was one of the most explosive political events of October Revolution book twentieth century. The violent revolution marked the end of the Romanov dynasty and centuries of Russian Imperial rule.

During the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks, led by leftist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin. October Revolution is a light romp of a book that explores the identity issues of a leftover '70s revolutionary Considering that this is Tom LaMarr's first novel, he weaves his tale with expertise and, along the way, provides the reader with enough adventurous humor and silly plot twists to keep October Revolution consistently interesting.

The national question is not something that is self-sufficient, fixed once for all time. Being only part of the general question of the transformation of the existing order of society, the national question is wholly determined by the conditions of the social environment, the character of the government of the country and, generally, by the whole course of social development.

His latest book, October (Verso Books, ) is a “brilliant retelling of the Russian revolution” (Guardian).

It has won critical acclaim in both the literary and political worlds. The Guardian ’s Jonathan Steele wrote that October radiates “the brio and excitement of an enthusiast who would have wanted the revolution to succeed.”. This is a thrilling account of the tumultuous year in Russia and of the Russian Revolution in October of that year.

In the Introduction Mieville writes that the book " does not attempt to be exhaustive, scholarly or specialist/5(). October: The Story of the Russian Revolution is published by Verso. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online.

Trotsky in his book My Life tells of a British financier, who in gave him a "large loan" to be repaid after the overthrow of the Tsar. Arsene de Goulevitch, who witnessed the Bolshevik Revolution firsthand, has identified both the name of the financier and the amount of the loan.

“October, by the British author China Miéville, is a gripping account of the Russian Revolution that offers the pleasures and rewards of a great novel The book has vividly drawn characters, high drama, suspense, and an irresistible narrative momentum that sweeps the reader along from the first page to the tragic—but not inevitable.

Was the October Revolution inevitable. -- 1. The various points of view: social revolution and the role of the individual -- 2. On the February bourgeois democratic revolution -- 3. On the October socialist revolution -- 4. Spontaneity and organization in the actions of the masses in -- Part 2.

Was the October Revolution premature. -- 5. Trotsky in his book My Life tells of a British financier, who in gave him a “large loan” to be repaid after the overthrow of the Tsar. Arsene de Goulevitch, who witnessed the Bolshevik Revolution firsthand, has identified both the.

The Russian Revolution and Civil War, offers for the first time a comprehensive bibliographical guide to this crucial and fascinating period of history. The Bibliography focuses on the key years of tostarting with the February Revolution of and concluding with the 10th Party Congress of Marchand covers all the key events of the intervening years.

A summary of The October Revolution in History SparkNotes's The Russian Revolution (–). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Russian Revolution (–) and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. 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, Ransome’s is an equally stylised version of the revolution a little way down the road.

6 best Russian history books A century after the Bolsheviks captured the Winter Palace, we round up the most illuminating new releases tackling the October Revolution Author: Brad Davies.

Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This eyewitness account of the October uprising in the heart of Moscow includes reports on the siege of the rebel parliament's headquarters and analysis of the political fallout after Yeltsin used tanks to .Again, with the October Revolution ofwe see an emphasis of an old adage that says “power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” With the revolutionary changes that men envisioned came problems and abuses that these.

With the centenary of the "Great October Socialist Revolution" just a few days away - November 7, in the Western calendar - it's appropriate to have finished this book just in time.

Helen Rappoport has assembled a prodigious collection of "lost" Western witnesses to the Revolution from beginning to end/5().