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The Russian Revolution

by Susan Willoughby

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Published by Rigby Interactive Library in Crystal Lake, IL .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementSusan Willoughby.
      SeriesHistory through sources
      LC ClassificationsDK265 .W494 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL797485M
      ISBN 101575720086
      LC Control Number95033456

      Nov 28,  · The Russian Revolution was tragic and evil, and set the stage for modern totalitarianism and genocide. Regrettably, too many historians who lean left of center, have white washed Russian Communism because they think it was merely a misguided attempt to stand up for the little guy/5(5). The Russian Tsars Before the revolution, Russia was ruled by a powerful monarch called the Tsar. The Tsar had total power in Russia. He commanded the army, owned much of the land, and even controlled the church. During the period of time before the Russian Revolution, life for the working class people and the peasants was very difficult.

      revolution is for us first of all a history of the forcible book which give a short outline of the development of Russian society and its inner forces. We venture to hope that the inevitable schematism of these chapters will not repel the reader. In the further development of the book he. Firstly, however, we must explore the long term causes of the Russian Revolution, which stretch back deep into Russian history. This e-book also features advice on source-based questions and a section on historical interpretations of the Russian Revolution.

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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, including national states of Ukraine, Azebaijan and others, and end of the Civil War.

It began during the First World War, with the February Location: former Russian Empire. The Russian revolution was the beginning of the modern age, says award-winning author Roland tells us what Solzhenitsyn imagined Lenin was like, and about the children’s author who led a double life as a spy in Bolshevik Russia.

The Revolution of The Russian Revolution of began in St. Petersburg on Jan. 22 (Jan. 9, O.S.) when troops fired on a defenseless crowd of workers, who, led by a priest, were marching to the Winter Palace to petition Czar Nicholas II.

This "bloody Sunday" was followed in succeeding months by a series of strikes, riots, assassinations. Since the fall of Communism there has been much reflection on the significance of the Russian Revolution.

The book rejects the currently influential, liberal interpretation of the revolution in favor of one that sees it as rooted in the contradictions of a backward society which sought modernization and enlightenment and ended in political tyranny.

4 The Russian Revolution, outside world. Within the village the assembly settled disputes and dealt with all matters affecting the village as a whole. This included joint responsibility for taxes and, in the Russian heartland, the periodic redistribution of land among the village families.

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The Russian Revolution traces the history of Russia from The unit focuses on the political, social, and economic conditions that led to the fall of the Tsar and explores the competing political ideologies that contested Russia’s future in The Russian Revolution had a decisive impact on the history of the twentieth century.

Now, following the collapse of the Soviet regime and the opening of its archives, it is possible to step back and see the full picture. In this classic work, the author incorporates data from archives thatwere previously inaccessible not only to Western but also to Soviet historians, as well as drawing on 2/5(3).

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.

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