Synopses & Reviews
For generations in the West, Cold War animosity blocked dispassionate accounts of the Russian Revolution. This history authoritatively restores the upheaval's primary social actors—workers, soldiers, and peasants—to their rightful place at the center of the revolutionary process.
A comprehensive social history of the upheaval that ushered in Russia's socialist revolution of October 1917.
About the Author
Alex Rabinowitch, a world renowned authority on the history of the Russian Revolution, is Professor emiritus in history at Indiana University, where he began teaching in 1968. He has published many publications on the history of the Russian Revolution and Soviet history. He was a recipient of the prestigious Andrew W. Mellon Emeritus Fellowship for the years 2007-08.