Russia in Revolution 1900-1930

Salisbury, Harrison E.
Publisher:  Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, USA
Year Published:  1978  
Pages:  287pp   ISBN:  0-03-018706-0
Library of Congress Number:  DK246.S28   Dewey:  947.08
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7630

A portrait of thirty years of political and artistic upheaval.

Abstract:  A record of the world changing events that took place in Russia in the first thirty years of the twentieth century. The main focus is on the years of political and artistic upheaval and the political and artistic influence of Russia's "creative explosion" that changed the face of Western culture. The book is written in a narrative form and is very well illustrated with numerous pictures and photographs, many of them never published before. According to the front flap, the book conveys "the emotions and sufferings of the unsung heroes and victims of the revolution-the narod, the Russian people themselves." The works of many artists and designers can be seen in this book, many writers are quoted and the lives of major politicians discussed in some detail.

Harrison E. Salisbury devoted much of his years to Russia and the Soviet Union. He went to Moscow as a correspondent during the second World War and was stationed there for many years as the bureau chief of The New York Times. He has written extensively in the field.

[Abstract by Nabeeha Chaudhary]

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