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Lenin

A Biography

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674008281

Publication Date: 03/30/2002

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592 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

50 halftones as four 8 page inserts, 4 maps

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Note on Transliteration and Calendars
  • List of Illustrations
  • Glossary of Names of Lenin and his Family
  • Maps
  • Introduction
  • I. The Rebel Emerges
    • 1. The Ulyanovs and the Blanks
    • 2. Childhood in Simbirsk: 1870–1885
    • 3. Deaths in the Family: 1886–1887
    • 4. The Ploughing of the Mind: 1887–1888
    • 5. Paths to Revolution: 1889–1893
    • 6. St Petersburg: 1893–1895
    • 7. To Siberian Italy: 1895–1900
  • II. Lenin and the Party
    • 8. An Organization of Revolutionaries: 1900–1902
    • 9. “Holy Fire”: 1902–1904
    • 10. Russia from Far and Near: 1905–1907
    • 11. The Second Emigration: 1908–1911
    • 12. Almost Russia!: 1912–1914
    • 13. Fighting for Defeat: 1914–1915
    • 14. Lasting Out: 1915–1916
  • III. Seizing Power
    • 15. Another Country: February to April 1917
    • 16. The Russian Cockpit: May to July 1917
    • 17. Power for the Taking: July to October 1917
    • 18. The October Revolution: October to December 1917
    • 19. Dictatorship Under Siege: Winter 1917–1918
    • 20. Brest-Litovsk: January to May 1918
    • 21. At Gunpoint: May to August 1918
  • IV. Defense of the Revolution
    • 22. War Leader: 1918–1919
    • 23. Expanding the Revolution: April 1919 to April 1920
    • 24. Defeat in the West: 1920
    • 25. The New Economic Policy: January to June 1921
    • 26. A Question of Survival: July 1921 to July 1922
    • 27. Disputing to the Last: September to December 1922
    • 28. Death in the Big House: 1923–1924
  • Lenin: The Afterlife
  • Notes
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2001 ForeWord Book of the Year Award, History Category
  • 2001 Independent Publisher Book Award, Biography Category
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