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Upon arrival in Petrograd in 1919, Victor Serge - the great chronicler of the Russian Revolution - found a society nearly shredded to ribbons by civil war. In these essays he sketches a portrait of the darkest hours faced by the fledgling revolution, and defends the red terror against abstract criticisms as a regrettable, though unavoidable, product of horrible circumstances.

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Upon arrival in Petrograd in 1919, Victor Serge-the great chronicler of the Russian Revolution-found a society shredded by civil war. Threatened on all sides by invading armies from fourteen countries, and attacked from within by counterrevolutionary forces seeking to restore the Tsar, the fledgling revolution was facing its darkest hours.

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Upon his arrival in Petrograd in 1919, Victor Serge—the great chronicler of the Russian Revolution—found a society nearly shattered by civil war. In these essays he sketches a portrait of the darkest hours faced by the fledgling revolution, defending the new regime against its critics.

Table of Contents

Chronology — During the civil war — The endangered city — The anarchists and the experience of the Russian Revolution — Glossary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781608460847
Publisher:
Haymarket Books
Subject:
History : Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Author:
Serge, Victor
Subject:
Political Science : Political Ideologies - Communism & Socia
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Politics-Socialism
Subject:
Russia-General Russian History
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
History : Europe - General
Publication Date:
March 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
184

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"Synopsis" by , Upon arrival in Petrograd in 1919, Victor Serge-the great chronicler of the Russian Revolution-found a society shredded by civil war. Threatened on all sides by invading armies from fourteen countries, and attacked from within by counterrevolutionary forces seeking to restore the Tsar, the fledgling revolution was facing its darkest hours.
"Synopsis" by , Upon his arrival in Petrograd in 1919, Victor Serge—the great chronicler of the Russian Revolution—found a society nearly shattered by civil war. In these essays he sketches a portrait of the darkest hours faced by the fledgling revolution, defending the new regime against its critics.
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