Trotsky's History of the Russian Revolution
Volume One

Trotsky, Leon

Publisher:  Sphere Books
Year Published:  1967   First Published:  1932
Pages:  465pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7693

A combination of dramatic narrative and searching analysis by one of the key figures in the Russian Revolution. Volume 1 cover the period up to the “July Days” – a semi-insurrection followed by attempted stamping out of Bolshevism in Petrograd.


Table of Contents:
VOLUME ONE: The Overthrow of Tzarism

Peculiarities of Russia’s Development
Tzarist Russia in the War
The proletariat and the Peasantry
The Tzar and Tzarina
The Idea of a Palace Revolution
The Death Agony of the Monarchy
Five Days
Who Led the February Insurrection?
The Paradox of the February Revolution
The New Power
Dual Power
The Executive Committee
The Army and the War
The Ruling Group and the War
The Bolsheviks and Lenin
Rearming the Party
The April Days
The First Coalition
The Offensive
The Peasantry
Shifts in the Masses
The Soviet Congress and the June Demonstration
Chronological Table for Volume One

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