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The Russian Revolution, 1917

Author: Rex A Wade
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: New approaches to European history, 32.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Rex A. Wade presents here a new account of one of the pivotal events of modern history, combining his own long study of the revolution with the best of contemporary scholarship. Within an overall narrative that provides a clear description of the 1917 revolution, he introduces several new approaches on its political history and the complexity of the October Revolution. Wade clears away many of the myths and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rex A Wade
ISBN: 0521841550 9780521841559 0521602424 9780521602426
OCLC Number: 56894514
Description: xviii, 347 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The coming of the revolution --
The February Revolution --
Political realignment and the new political system --
The aspirations of Russian society --
The peasants and the purposes of revolution --
The nationalities: identity and opportunity --
The summer of discontents --
"All Power to the Soviets" --
The Bolsheviks take power --
The Constituent Assembly and the purposes of power.
Series Title: New approaches to European history, 32.
Responsibility: Rex A. Wade.
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