The Russian Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

The Russian Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

S. A. Smith


This Very brief creation offers an analytical narrative of the most occasions and advancements in Soviet Russia among 1917 and 1936. It examines the influence of the revolution on society as a whole—on assorted sessions, ethnic teams, the military, women and men, adolescence. Its important main issue is to appreciate how one constitution of domination was once changed by way of one other. The e-book registers the primacy of politics, yet situates political advancements firmly within the context of
massive financial, social, and cultural switch. because the fall of Communism there was a lot mirrored image at the importance of the Russian Revolution. The e-book rejects the presently influential, liberal interpretation of the revolution in favour of 1 that sees it as rooted within the contradictions of
a backward society which sought modernization and enlightenment and resulted in political tyranny.

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