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The Bolsheviks

The Intellectual and Political History of the Triumph of Communism in Russia

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$56.50 • £45.95 • €51.00

ISBN 9780674078307

Publication Date: 04/01/1998


598 pages

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

16 halftones


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

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