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Behind the front lines of the civil war : political parties and social movements in Russia, 1918-1922

Author: Vladimir N Brovkin
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2015.
Series: Princeton legacy library
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir N Brovkin
ISBN: 9780691604732 0691604738
OCLC Number: 1050558198
Notes: Originally published: 1994.
Description: 1 volume : maps (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction The Civil War and the Communist Myth Western Myths Historical Approaches The Road to Civil War 1. The "New Course" That Failed (December 1918-April 1919) Causes of Legalization Legalization of the Opposition Parties Lenin and Martov Menshevik Policy Proposals Legalization of the PSR Debate on the Cheka The End of the "New Course" 2. On the Internal Front: Enemies among the Workers Strikes in Moscow Strikes in Petrograd Trouble in the Provinces Strikes in Sormovo and Tver Rebellions and Mutinies in Orel Province The Astrakhan Tragedy 3. The White Tide The White Tide in the East Red Terror in the Urals Peasant Rebellions on the Volga The Whites' Breakthrough in the South Decossackization Makhno, Grigoriev, Zelenvi, and Others Peasant Attitudes in Ukraine Red Army Soldiers' Attitudes The Three Blows to the Reds Red Terror in Ukraine 4. On the Internal Front: The Greens The Historical Setting Policies of the Bolshevik Government Requisition Detachments Local Government in the Countryside Peasant Attitudes The Greens The Greens Organization and Tactics Bolshevik Antidesertion Measures Peasant Uprisings 5. What Is to Be Done? Soviet Parties Face the Challenge of the Whites The Menshevik Assessment of the Situation The Right Mensheviks The SRs and the White Threat Fighting on All the Fronts 6. The Red Tide Collapse of the Whites in the East Collapse of the Whites in the South The Fragmentation of Society 7. The End of Legal Opposition The Mensheviks' New Platform Successes and Perils The Left SR Factions The Balancing Act Breaks Down: The Affair with the British Delegation Other Foreign Delegations The Cheka Assault on the Opposition Parties 8. Workers under Militarized Labor Theater of the Absurd The Militarization of Labor The Workers' Economic Situation Workers' Responses Elections Strikes 9. The Green Tide Bolshevik Intentions Razverstka and Other Obligations The Collection of Tribute Informal, Invisible Peasant Government Peasant Perceptions Peasant Resistance: Central Russia 10. The Peasant War in Ukraine and Cossack Lands Bolshevik Agrarian Policy in Ukraine Occupation Policies in the Don Host and Kuban Peasant Rebels: Ukraine Don and Kuban Resistance Subjugation A Reign of Red Terror in Kuban 11. Sovietization of the Countryside: Tambov, Saratov, Tobolsk Tambov Lower Volga The Urals and Siberia Suppression Epilogue: Regime in Crisis, 1921 Conclusion: Identity, Allegiance, and Participation in the Russian Civil War Chronology of the Civil War External and Internal Fronts The White Movement The Kadets The Party of Socialist Revolutionaries The Mensheviks The Bolsheviks The Greens Scope of the Peasant War Character of the Peasant War Military Victory Who Won? Who Lost? Legacy Bibliography Index
Series Title: Princeton legacy library
Responsibility: Vladimir N. Brovkin.


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