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A Short History of the Russian Revolution
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Introduction: From Revolution to Revolution Chapter 1: The February Revolution Chapter 2: The April Crisis Chapter 3: The July Days Chapter 4: The Kornilov Rebellion Chapter 5: The Social Impact of Six Months of Revolution Chapter 6: A Soviet Government Chapter 7: A Bolshevik Government? Epilogue

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In 1917 revolutionary fervour swept through Russia, ending centuries of imperial rule and instigating political and social changes that would lead to the formation of the Soviet Union. This book provides a concise yet thorough overview of the revolution and the path to civil war.

About the Author

Geoffrey Swain is Alec Nove Chair in Russian and East European Studies at Glasgow University. He is the author of Russia's Civil War; Trotsky; Between Stalin and Hitler: Class War and Race War on the Dvina, 1940-46; Eastern Europe since 1945(with Nigel Swain) and Tito: A Biography (I.B.Tauris).

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"In this compact book of just over 200 pages, Geoffrey Swain does a surprisingly good job of presenting a historical overview of the October Revolution..."

--Carlos Martinez, Morning Star

"a valuable contribution... offers a useful text for newcomers to the topic, especially undergraduate Students... an original and widely accessible contribution to scholarship on the Russian revolution. Swain should be commended for his bold and engaging thesis. A century on from 1917, his book will challenge and stimulate discussion amongst specialists and non-specialists alike."

--European Histoy Quarterly

"The intention of the I.B.Tauris Short Histories series is to provide 'introductions with an edge, ' combining 'informed interpretation' with 'factual reportage.' Geoffrey Swain's contribution to the series certainly fulfils that remit. It is packed with factual detail, particularly about the political history of 1917 in Petrograd, and it presents a distinctive interpretation of the Russian Revolution...a stimulating and concise introduction to some key themes."

-- (07/25/2018)

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