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Russian Revolution 1917

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ISBN-10: 0521841550

ISBN-13: 9780521841559

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Rex A. Wade, William Beik, T. C. W. Blanning

List price: $115.00
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Rex Wade presents a new account of one of the pivotal events of modern history, combining his own long study of the revolution with the best of contemporary scholarship. Within an overall narrative that provides a clear description of the 1917 revolution, he introduces several new approaches on its political history and the complexity of the October Revolution. Wade clears away many of the myths and misconceptions that have clouded studies of the period. He also gives due space to the social history of the revolution and incorporates people and places too often left out of the story, including women, national minority peoples, and peasantry front soldiers, enabling a more complete history…    
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/21/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 370
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

List of plates
List of maps
Preface to the second edition
The coming of the revolution
The February Revolution
Political realignment and the new political system
The aspirations of Russian society
The peasants and the purposes of revolution
The nationalities: identity and opportunity
The summer of discontents
"All Power to the Soviets"
The Bolsheviks take power
The Constituent Assembly and the purposes of power