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The Russian Revolution, 1917

The Russian Revolution, 1917 (Paperback)

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Rex Wade presents an 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 to emerge. The 2005 second edition of this highly readable book has been thoroughly revised and expanded. It will prove invaluable reading to anyone interested in Russian history.

History & PoliticsHistory: Chronological20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studies Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 21/04/2005 ISBN-13: 9780521602426  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Rex A. Wade is Professor of Russian History at George Mason University. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Russian history.

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