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Revolution in Russia.

Author: Edith Rogovin Frankel; Jonathan Frankel; Baruch Knei-Paz
Publisher: Cambridge, Eng. Cambridge University Press 1990.
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Nineteen specialists, from different generations, countries, and schools of thought, re-examine key issues in the 1917 Russian Revolution. They explore the unfolding crisis from different angles,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Rogovin Frankel; Jonathan Frankel; Baruch Knei-Paz
ISBN: 0521405858 9780521405850
OCLC Number: 1015324692
Contents: Preface; Introduction: 1917: Revolution and historical alternatives Jonathan Frankel; Part I. Political Power and Mass Action: 1. Soviets as agents of democratization Israel Getzler; 2. Political power in the Russian Revolution: a case study of Saratov Donald J. Raleigh; 3. The Red Guards, spontaneity, and the October Revolution Rex A. Wade; 4. Officers of the General Staff and the Kornilov Movement Allan Wildman; Part II. Peasants, Workers and Bourgoisie: 5. The peasantry in the Revolution of 1917 John Channon; 6. Perceptions and realities of labor protest, March to October 1917 Diane Koenker and William Rosenberg; 7. October in the Ivanovo-Kineshma industrial region David Mandel; 8. Commercial-industrial circles in revolution: the failure of 'industrial progressivism' Ziva Galiliy Garcia; Part III. Nationalities: 9. Nationalism and class as factors in the Revolution of 1917 Ronald G. Suny; 10. Georgian social democracy in 1917 Stephen F. Jones; 11. The ethnic Germans in the Russian Revolution Ingeborg Fleischhauer; Part IV. Leninism and the Making of October: 12. Lenin, socialism and the state in 1917 Neil Harding; 13. Bolsheviks on political campaign in 1917: a case study of the war question Robert Service; 14. Lenin's time budget: the Smolny period John Keep; Part V. 1917 in Retrospect: Historiography and Theory: 15. Problem of spontaneity and leadership in the Russian Revolution of February 1917 D. A. Longley; 16. The libertarians vindicated? the libertarian view of the Revolution in the light of recent western research Edward Acton; 17. Russian Marxism: theory, action and outcome Baruch Knei-Paz.


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