...The background of the Russian revolution

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Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-

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Statementby Baron Alexander Meyendorff...
SeriesBrown university, The Colver lectures,, 1928
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LC ClassificationsDK265 .M38
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Paginationxix, 193 p.
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Open LibraryOL6732654M
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Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, –, is the first of a projected three-volume biography of the Soviet despot written by Stephen Kotkin, John P. Birkelund Professor of History and International Studies at Princeton University, and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution.This is a concise introduction to the Russian revolution from tothat is, in the period prior to the Cold War.

Its premise is that the perspectives of the post period are not adequate to understand the international setting of the revolution in World War I, the Great Depression, and the rise of fascism. Leon Trotsky—once a vocal critic of Lenin and the Bolshevik Party—joined the Bolsheviks in August Trotsky quickly rose to a position of power in the party: just before the October Revolution, he was elected to the Bolshevik Central the revolution, Trotsky oversaw Soviet military operations in Petrograd (now St.

Petersburg), the capital of the Russian Empire.