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Why Lenin? Why Stalin? A reappraisal of the Russian Revolution 1900-1930 by Theodore H. Von Laue

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soviet Union -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Theodore H. Von Laue.
SeriesCritical periods of history
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 227 p.
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23255722M

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: The setting: Europe and the world --The condition of Russia --The first crisis, --The collapse of autocracy, --The training of the heirs March to November --The first months of the Soviet regime --The universal cyclone, --The . The questions raised by the title — why Lenin, why Stalin — are never adequately answered. Instead we get a thorough political history of the Russian revolution(s) from from to The author covers this material competently, although later works have been published based on more recently released archival materials (this edition of 4/5(7). The book’s title is somewhat misleading as it does not provide a full accounting for the reasons behind Lenin’s and Stalin’s rise to power. The questions raised by the title — why Lenin, why Stalin — are never adequately answered. Instead we get a thorough political history of the Russian revolution(s) from from to /5(6). Why Lenin? Why Stalin? a Reappraisal of the Russian Revolution, (Critical Periods of History) by Theodore H. Von Laue and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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A Reappraisal of the Russian Revolution, (Paperback) "This essay offers a novel explanation of the rise of Lenin and Stalin. It attempts to view the emergence of Russian communism as an integral part of European and global history, treating it, as it should have been from the start, as a problem of comparative studies, not as an. Subtitled: A Reappraisal of the Russian Revolution, , the author discusses his view of what amounts to a series of revolutionary crises in the political philosophy of Russian leaders after the coup. The author sees these as reactions to inescapable global pressures as well as responses to the immediate nation-problems of the new government. The book is a readable, . A study of Lenin and the Russian Revolution. It is designed to fulfil the AS and A Level specifications in place from September The AS section deals with narrative and explanation of the topic. There are extra notes, biography boxes and definitions in the margin, and summary boxes to help students assimilate the information. The A2 section reflects the different 5/5(1). Why Stalin?” is a history of the Russian Revolutionary era from It begins with an analysis of conditions in the world and Russia in which the revolution arose. It then moves into the crisis of that accompanied defeat in the Russo-Japanese War and followed by the gradual collapse of the aristocracy in the years leading up to /5(1).