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Lenin : a revolutionary life

Author: Christopher Read
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Routledge historical biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Lenin was an enigmatic leader, a resolute and audacious politician who had an immense impact on 20th century history. This biography is a reliable introduction to one of the key figures of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin; Vladimir Ilʹič Lenin; Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin; Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin; Vladimir I Lenin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Read
ISBN: 9780415206488 0415206480 0415206499 9780415206495
OCLC Number: 56904650
Description: xii, 311 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Choosing revolution --
Laying the foundations of Leninism (1896-1902) --
Constructing Leninism --
Imperialism, war and revolution --
From the Finland Station to the Winter Palace --
From classroom to laboratory : early experiments --
Revolutionary war --
Re-evaluation, succession and testament.
Series Title: Routledge historical biographies.
Responsibility: by Christopher Read.
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'[Christpher Read has] produced a very readable, convincing portrait of a human, if not always humane Lenin...For suggestive answers to these and many more major issues of the Russian Revolution, Read more...

 
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