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Published: 21 February 2002

192 Pages | numerous halftones and 2 maps


ISBN: 9780192853950

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The Russian Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

S. A. Smith

Very Short Introductions

  • Only introduction to the Russian Revolution to be written after the fall of Communism
  • New sources and archives made available since the fall of Communism are used as sources in Smith's introduction making most up-to date introduction available
  • Concise, accessible, and illustrated introduction to key moment in Soviet history
  • Treats all aspects and effects of the revolution, from political to social and economic developments
  • Controversial new perspectives, indicating the Bolsheviks had real choices and their decisions helped bring about Stalinism.