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Russian revolution & the war.

Michael Farbman

Russian revolution & the war.

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Published by National Council for Civil Liberties in London .
Written in English


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This is a readable and comprehensive account of the Russian Revolution. Many books have dealt with the complex history of Russia in the early twentieth century; it is a difficult history with Russia, a huge multicultural country with vast natural resources and a dominant position on the Eurasian continent, struggling to assert its dominance in the Ukraine in its south, and the Far East, facing Japan, and in its /5(48).

From School Library Journal. Gr 10 Up-A narrative history of the political, economic, and social background; causes; and events of the revolution and civil war.

In the first half of the book, special attention is given to topics such as the aspirations of the important social groups in Russian by: 6. Format: Paperback. Nik Cornish's THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, WORLD WAR TO CIVIL WAR is a comprehensive, nicely-illustrated overview of events in Russian from to when Bolsheviks and Anti-Bolsheviks battled for control of Mother Russiain in a pitiless Civil War that saw millions of Russians slain/5(8).

This “new history” of the Russian Revolution was one of many books published to mark the th anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution. The facts are well known, but history is about making connections between these facts, and there could be and there are /5(67).

History of the Russian Revolution by Leon Trotsky This passionate, partisan and beautifully written account Russian revolution & the war. book a major participant in the revolution, written during his exile on the isle. Dr Zhivago by Boris Pasternak This is my all-time favourite novel. It is poetic and epic and tells the story of two lovers and their families during The Russian Revolution and the Civil War that followed.

And Quiet Flows the Don by Mikail SholokovAuthor: Carol Mcgrath. This book is a series of little moments during the course of the war, each picturing Lenin in a different situation. Sometimes he dreams about his lover, Inessa Armand, and regrets that he doesn’t talk to her much.

In one episode he terrorises his mother for failing to pack the right things in his suitcase. Very long narrative history of the lead up and early stages of the Russian Revolution and civil war. It gives a useful picture of how confused and fast-moving the situation was, particularly in /5.

Russian Revolution: A History From Beginning to End (October Revolution, Russian Civil War, Nicholas II, Bolshevik, Lenin) (One Hour History Revolution) Paperback – by Henry Freeman (Author) out of 5 stars 95 ratings/5(95).

Novels set in the Russian Revolution (). Pages in category "Novels set in the Russian Revolution" The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. This list may not reflect recent changes. August (novel) B. The Blackguard (novel) Blood Red, Snow White.

Origins of the Russian Revolution (Wood) The Russian Revolution (Culpin) The Last Tsar (Radzinski) Nicholas and Alexandra (Massie) The Rasputin File (Radzinski) Russia’s First World War (Gatrell) Russia in War and Revolution (docs) Russia under Tsarism and Communism (Fienh) Introducing Marxism (Woodfin) Three who made a Revolution.

James (–), a Trinidadian historian, political activist, and writer, is the author of The Black Jacobins, an influential study of the Haitian is also the author of The Life of Captain Cipriani, Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History, and Beyond a Boundary, all also published by Duke University Press.

Civil War broke out in Russia in late after the Bolshevik Revolution. The warring factions included the Red and White Armies.

The Red Army fought for the Lenin’s Bolshevik government. Russia scholar Engelstein delivers an extensive history of Russia’s involvement in World War I, the October Revolution, and the subsequent civil war. 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.

Topics covered include the Russian Revolution (), the February and October Revolutions inand the Russian Civil War, as well as closely related events such as the Russo-Japanese War and the Russian involvement in World War I, and biographies of prominent individuals involved in the Revolution and Civil War.

A limited number of English translations of significant primary sources are included. 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.

Learn more about the Russian Revolution in this article. This book has been cited by the following publications.

This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef. Liebich, Andre From Communism to Anti-Communism. The Great War, Revolution and the Struggle Over Peace: Russia, Revolutionary Russia, Vol. 30, Issue.

2, p. Did the Revolution Happen?.Cited by: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farbman, Michael S. Russian revolution & the war. London, Headley Bros., publishers, National council.

The definitive, single-volume history of the Russian Revolution, from an award-winning scholar 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 : Basic Books.

The second edition of this highly readable book has been thoroughly revised and expanded. It will prove invaluable reading to anyone interested in Russian history. The Russian Revolution, Making War, Forging Revolution: Russia's Continuum of Crisis, 5/5(2).

Reed first gained prominence as a war correspondent during the first World War, and later became best known for his coverage of the October Revolution in Petrograd, Russia, which he wrote about in his book Ten Days That Shook the WorldCause of death: Scrub typhus.

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).

From Civil War in Russia, White emigres travelled to new lands in search of a home. Russia and Revolution: My Father, The Officer, The Man is the tale of Boris Labzin. A White Naval Officer who falls into many new adventures, and new dangers, as an emigre.

There is an immense historiography of excellent works on the revolution and civil war. Browder, Robert and Kerensky, Alexander provide a remarkable document collection in the three large volumes of The Russian Provisional Government, (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, ) while the first two volumes of Wade, Rex A., Documents of Soviet History (Gulf Breeze, FL: Academic International.

Any books about the Russian Civil War will undoubtedly discuss the October Revolution as well. There are two books I would highly recommend to understand the Russian Civil War, although they both contain a significant among of content on the precu.

This book—the first part of an entire volume about military affairs in Russia’s Great War and Revolution—is based on the premise that the military history of World War I in the Russian theater and the subsequent Civil War cannot be sufficiently understood by focusing exclusively on descriptions.

Katie McElvanney explores how events of the Russian Revolution and civil wars were reported within Russia and abroad, and how the press was used to inform, persuade, or even repress, the masses. The two Russian revolutions ofand subsequent civil wars, not only caused great political and social upheaval, but also led to substantial.

The effects of World War I gave rise to the Russian Revolution. In February and Marcha popular revolution forced the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II and the rise of a provisional government.

This government, which kept Russia in the war, was itself overthrown. 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. Russia had long been run by despotic czars, and in the early s, peasants began to revolt.

Russia’s economy, military, and government collapsed under the pressures of World War I (). This forced Russia’s final czar, Nicholas II, to give up his throne in March That created an opening for the charismatic Bolshevik leader. 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.

See Main Page for a guide to all contents of all sections. The adventures of a Russian ship on its way to the Russo-Japanese war.

Lenin's judegments on his colleagues. Anatoly Vasilievich Lunacharsky: Leo Trotsky, from Revolutionary Silhouttes [At ] Alexandra Kollontai: Communism and the Family, [At ]. World War I was very hard on the Russian Empire.

So hard, in fact, that it led to the end of the Russian Empire. As the global conflict ground on. The book is one of the most complete tellings of the Russian Revolution, but at over pages, it’s a daunting tome. Figes also has a condensed version titled Revolutionary Russia: A History, that looks at the Russian Revolution over the span of one hundred years, from to.

Though he penned several earlier books on Russia, Carr’s best-known work in this field was A History of Soviet Russia, published in 14 volumes between and It was later condensed into a single work, The Russian Revolution: From Lenin to Stalin ().

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution. Director: David Lean | Stars: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger/10(K).

Seeds of conflict. Russia’s disastrous performance in World War I was one of the primary causes of the Russian Revolution ofwhich swept aside the Romanov dynasty and installed a government that was eager to end the fighting. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk () whereby Russia yielded large portions of its territory to Germany caused a breach between the Bolsheviks and the Left Socialist.

Simply put, this is the best overall book on the subject of The Russian Revolution. I own about 15 books on the subject and this is where you want to be for a detailed top-down look at the Revolution.

This was published in so the author had very limited access to Soviet archives. That does not hinder his ability to tell this story. Bolshevik anti-war propaganda during the First World War was based on Lenin’s idea formulated in his work The War and Russian Social-Democracy (October, ): ‘The conversion of the present imperialist war into a civil war is the only correct proletarian slogan’.

The Leaders of the Russian Civil War listed below comprise the important political and military figures of the Russian Civil conflict, fought largely from 7 November to 25 Octoberthough with some conflicts in the Far East lasting until late and in Central Asia untilwas fought between numerous factions, the two largest being the Bolsheviks (The "Reds") and the.