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A people's tragedy : the Russian Revolution, 1891-1924

Author: Orlando Figes
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1996.
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This is a single-volume history of the century's most tragic and brutal revolution. The author has been able to exploit the newly opened files in Moscow and other cities and to take a free look at these nightmare years, including the long civil war.
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Genre/Form: History
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Figes, Orlando.
People's tragedy.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1996
(OCoLC)604555938
Online version:
Figes, Orlando.
People's tragedy.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1996
(OCoLC)609334369
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Figes
ISBN: 0224041622 9780224041621 0670859168 9780670859160
OCLC Number: 35657827
Awards: Winner of WH Smith Literary Prize 1997.
Winner of AT & T Non-Fiction Award 1997.
Description: xx, 923 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Orlando Figes.

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A history of the Russian Revolution, which turned a backward, violent, peasant country into the world's first "worker's state". This book uses newly-opened files in Moscow and other cities to explain  Read more...

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"It is by far the best history of the Russian Revolution I have ever read."-Frank McLynne "From the Trade Paperback edition."

 
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