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Revolutionary Russia, 1891 - 1991 : a history / Orlando Figes.

Figes, Orlando, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 947.08 F471r 2014 (Text) 33126019922198 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch 947.08 F471r 2014 (Text) 33126019922164 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805091311 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0805091319 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: viii, 324 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-308) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The start -- The "dress rehearsal" -- Last hopes -- War and revolution -- The February Revolution -- Lenin's revolution -- Civil War and the making of the Soviet system -- Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin -- The revolution's golden age? -- The great break -- Stalin's crisis -- Communism in retreat? -- The great terror -- Revolution for export -- War and revolution -- Revolution and Cold War -- The beginning of the end -- Mature socialism -- The last Bolshevik -- Judgement.
Summary, etc.:
Presenting a new perspective on the Russian Revolution, a noted historian traces three generational phases to show how the revolution, while it changed in form and character, retained the same idealistic goals throughout.
Subject: Insurgency > Russia > History > 19th century.
Revolutions > Russia > History > 20th century.
Revolutions > Soviet Union > History.
Russia > History > 19th century.
Russia > History > 20th century.
Soviet Union > History.
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