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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Three Whys of the Russian Revolution

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Our foremost authority on Russian communism — the author of the definitive studies The Russian Revolution and Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime — now addresses succinctly the enigmas of that country's seventy-year enthrallment, asking: Why did tsarism collapse virtually overnight? Why did the Bolsheviks — the smallest of the Russian radical parties — triumph? Why did Stalin succeed Lenin?

In this splendidly incisive book, Pipes delivers the clearest picture yet of the vulnerability of the tsarist system as well as of the ruthless opportunism that enabled Lenin to seize the reins of power. He demonstrates the extent to which Stalin was the logical heir to a party that had assumed control over every aspect of Russian life. Lucidly argued, lively in its detail, Three "Whys" of the Russian Revolution is a brilliant summation of the life's work of a master historian.

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America's foremost authority on Russian communism--the author of the definitive studies The Russian Revolution and Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime--now addresses the enigmas of that country's 70-year enthrallment with communism. Succinct, lucidly argued, and lively in its detail, this book offers a brilliant summation of the life's work of a master historian.

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ISBN:
9780679776468
Author:
Pipes, Richard
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Soviet Union History Revolution, 1917-1921 Causes.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Soviet Union History Revolution, 1917-
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
BP-413E
Publication Date:
19970531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.00x5.15x.26 in. .24 lbs.

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