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October : the story of the Russian Revolution

Author: China Miéville
Publisher: London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fantasy and science fiction writer China Miéville has long been inspired by the ideals of the Russian Revolution and here, on the centenary of the revolution, he provides his own ... take on its history. In February 1917 ... Russia was still an autocratic monarchy: nine months later, it became the first socialist state in world history ... This is the story of the extraordinary months between those upheavals, in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: China Miéville
ISBN: 1784782785 9781784782788
OCLC Number: 987423968
Description: 369 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: China Miéville.

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