Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution

28 January 2020 | By Julia Alekseyeva | Filed in: russian revolution.

Born in 1910 to a poor, Jewish family outside of Kiev, Lola lived through the Bolshevik revolution, a horrifying civil war, Stalinist purges, and the Holocaust She taught herself to read, and supported her extended family working as a secretary for the notorious NKVD which became the KGB and

The Revolution of Marina M. (The Revolution of Marina M. #1)

28 January 2020 | By Janet Fitch | Filed in: russian revolution.

From the mega bestselling author of White Oleander and Paint It Black, a sweeping historical saga of the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of one young woman St Petersburg, New Year s Eve, 1916 Marina Makarova is a young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints of

The Russian Revolution: A New History

28 January 2020 | By Sean McMeekin | Filed in: russian revolution.

In The Russian Revolution, historian Sean McMeekin traces the origins and events of the Russian Revolution, which ended Romanov rule, ushered the Bolsheviks into power, and changed the course of world history Between 1900 and 1920, Russia underwent a complete and irreversible transformation by the

October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

28 January 2020 | By China MiƩville | Filed in: russian revolution.

In February 1917, in the midst of bloody war, Russia was still an autocratic monarchy nine months later, it became the first socialist state in world history How did this unimaginable transformation take place How was a ravaged and backward country, swept up in a desperately unpopular war, rocked

Chimes of a Lost Cathedral (The Revolution of Marina M. #2)

28 January 2020 | By Janet Fitch | Filed in: russian revolution.

The story of THE REVOLUTION OF MARINA M continues in bestselling author Janet Fitch s sweeping epic about a young woman s coming into her own against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution After the events of The Revolution of Marina M., the young Marina Makarova finds herself on her own amid the

Lenin on the Train

28 January 2020 | By Catherine Merridale | Filed in: russian revolution.

A gripping account of how, in the depths of the First World War, Russia s greatest revolutionary was taken in a sealed train across Europe and changed the history of the worldBy 1917 the European war seemed to be endless Both sides in the fighting looked to new weapons, tactics and ideas to break

Stalin: Waiting for Hitler 1929-1941

28 January 2020 | By Stephen Kotkin | Filed in: russian revolution.

Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler s Germany that is the signal event of modern world history When we left Stalin at the end of Stalin Paradoxes of Power

The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution

28 January 2020 | By Robert Service | Filed in: russian revolution.

In February 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire for three hundred years was forced from power by revolution Now, on the hundredth anniversary of that revolution, the eminent historian of Russia, Robert Service examines Nicholas s

The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution

28 January 2020 | By Tariq Ali | Filed in: russian revolution.

On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, Tariq Ali paints an illuminating portrait of Lenin At the end of his life, Lenin wrote we didn t know everything , acknowledging the dilemmas he faced on the road to revolution in 1917 and beyond In this unusual exploration of the crises that Lenin

A People's History of the Russian Revolution

28 January 2020 | By Neil Faulkner | Filed in: russian revolution.

The Russian Revolution may be the most misunderstood and misrepresented event in modern history, its history told in a mix of legends and anecdotes In A People s History of the Russian Revolution, Neil Faulkner sets out to debunk the myths and pry fact from fiction, putting at the heart of the

Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator

28 January 2020 | By Oleg V. Khlevniuk | Filed in: russian revolution.

The most authoritative and engrossing biography of the notorious dictator ever written Josef Stalin exercised supreme power in the Soviet Union from 1929 until his death in 1953 During that quarter century, by Oleg Khlevniuk s estimate, he caused the imprisonment and execution of no fewer than a