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October song : Bolshevik triumph, communist tragedy, 1917-1924

Author: Paul Le Blanc
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A panoramic account of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and its aftermath - animated by the lives, ideas, and experiences of workers, peasants, intellectuals, artists, and revolutionaries of diverse persuasions - this work vividly narrates the triumphs of those who struggled for a new society and created a revolutionary workers' state. Yet despite profoundly democratic and humanistic aspirations, the revolution is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Le Blanc, Paul, 1947-
October song.
Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2017
(OCoLC)1018188586
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Le Blanc
ISBN: 1608468488 9781608468485
OCLC Number: 1013780716
Description: xvii, 479 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
"October Song" / Dan Georgakas --
Nothing can ever be the same --
Prerevolutionary Russia --
Revolutionary triumph --
Proletarian rule and mixed economy --
Global context --
Losing balance --
Majority of the people --
Liberty under the Soviets --
Consolidation of the Soviet Republic --
Inevitabilities and otherwise --
Methodological appendix: analytical tools --
Bibliography --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Paul Le Blanc.

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