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The Bolsheviks

The Intellectual and Political History of the Triumph of Communism in Russia, With a New Preface by the Author

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$56.50 • £45.95 • €51.00

ISBN 9780674078307

Publication Date: 04/01/1998

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598 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

16 halftones

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  • Preface, 1998: Lenin among the Bolsheviks
  • I. The Family
  • II. The Revolutionary Tradition
    • 1. The Decembrists
    • 2. Bakunin and Herzen
    • 3. Chernyshevsky
    • 4. Populism
  • III. Apprenticeship
    • 1. Samara
    • 2. St. Petersburg
    • 3. Siberia
    • 4. Marxism
  • IV. The Leader
    • 1. The Iskra Period
    • 2. What Is To Be Done
    • 3. From the Rift to the Revolution of 1905
  • V. Revolution and Reaction
    • 1. The Revolution of 1905
    • 2. The Ebb
  • VI. The Years of Waiting: 1908–1917
    • 1. Splits and Scandals
    • 2. On the World Stage: 1912–1917
  • VII. 1917
    • 1. A Kind and Considerate Revolution
    • 2. Toward the Great October
  • VIII. Victory
    • 1. The Statesman
    • 2. The Dictator
  • IX. The Worlds of Communism
    • 1. The Old Economic Policy
    • 2. The World of the Comintern
  • X. The Last Struggles
    • 1. Medicine and Administration
    • 2. Intrigue and Death
  • Index

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