Heinemann Advanced History: Lenin and the Russian Revolution

Steve Phillips

Heinemann Advanced History: Lenin and the Russian Revolution

By Steve Phillips
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Lenin and the Russian Revolution covers the events in Russia leading up to the revolution in 1917 and the establishment of the Bolshevik Government.


Each of the books is a manageable topic giving students a clear sense of achievement as they work their way through. There are extra notes, biography boxes and definitions in the margin and summary boxes to help students assimilate the information.

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Table of contents
  • Part 1: Narrative and Explanation
  • Section 1: Russia in revolution 1905–17
  • Tsarist Russia 1905–14
  • The impact of the First World War and the collapse of Tsarism, 1914–17
  • The problems of the Provisional Government
  • The Bolshevik Revolution
  • Section 2: The consolidation of Bolshevik power: Russia, 1918–29
  • The consolidation of Bolshevik rule, 1918–24
  • Economic policy—War Communism and the NEP
  • Soviet society and culture under Lenin
  • Safeguarding the Revolution: The struggle for power after Lenin's death
  • Soviet foreign policy, 1917–28
  • Part 2: Analysis and Interpretation
  • Section 3: The Russian Revolution and the establishment of Bolshevik power
  • Why did Tsarist regime collapse in 1917?
  • How and why were the Bolsheviks able to seize power in 1917?
  • What direction did Bolshevik ideology and tactics take between 1903 and 1917?
  • To what extent did practical difficulties stop Lenin from implementing communist ideology?
  • What was the nature of the Bolshevik state?
  • How important was the role of Lenin?
  • How and why did Stalin manage to secure power by 1929?
  • Index.

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