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Book Review: Caught in the Revolution

Book Review: Caught in the Revolution

Reviewed by Niall Mulholland (from Socialism Today, May 2017) Helen Rappaport’s Caught in the Revolution provides many telling eyewitness reports from the then capital of Russia, Petrograd (as St Petersburg was renamed at the start of the first world war) ...

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Ten Days that Shook the World by John Reed

Ten Days that Shook the World by John Reed

“With the greatest interest and with never slackening attention I read John Reed’s book, Ten Days that Shook the World. Unreservedly do I recommend it to the workers of the world. Here is a book which I should like to see published ...

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Russia April 1917: Lenin returns from exile

Russia April 1917: Lenin returns from exile

Hannah Sell WHEREAS THE Russian Revolution of February 1917, which overthrew the absolute monarchy of Tsarism, is seen as justified by most capitalist historians, the October 1917 revolution, which brought the working class to power, is written off as a ...

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