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The history of the Russian revolution

Leon Trotsky

The history of the Russian revolution

by Leon Trotsky

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Published by Sphere Books .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Vol.1.465p.-Vol.2. 343p.-Vol.3. 405p. Originally published, Gollancz, 1932.

Statementtranslated from the Russian by Max Eastman.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22597433M

  The History of the Russian Revolution. Translated by Max Eastman, Library of Congress Catalog Card Number ISBN Transcribed for the World Wide Web by John Gowland (Australia), Alphanos Pangas (Greece) and David Walters (United States), through , re-proofed as per eBook. This Captivating History’s book of the Russian Revolution is a demanding book, one that merits careful study. Given its length and complexity, however, it's difficult not to give up on it. Nevertheless, sticking it out until the end proves worth the effort.

This Russian Revolution site contains articles, sources and perspectives on events in Russia between and This site is created and maintained by Alpha History. It contains , words in pages and was last updated on March 14th The Russian Revolution. WEB Russian Revolution on the Web Guide; WEB History of Russia and the former USSR [At Internet Archive] WEB The Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Internet Archive [At ] WEB The Leon Trotsky Internet Archive [At ].

  The author does not give a definite answer, but the book helps the reader think and further investigate the history of the Russian Revolution. One of the answers is, perhaps, rather prosaic: The Soviets managed to appropriate roughly half of the Russian empire’s gold reserves, estimated at 1, tons in and around 1, tons in What Smith’s book might lack in colour and verve it makes up for in pithy brevity: at just under pages (with big font) Russia in Revolution is a refreshingly incisive history that gives the Author: Brad Davies.


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