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Published: 05 November 2009

288 Pages | 2 maps


ISBN: 9780199236251

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Defenders of the Motherland

The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Matthew Rendle

  • Highlights an understudied area - the important role of elite groups in the Russian Revolution
  • Thematic approach examining different social groups in depth
  • Shows how the counter-revolutionary threat posed by elites influenced the violence of the Bolshevik regime

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