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little grandmother of the Russian Revolution

reminiscences and letters of Catherine Breshkovsky

by Ekaterina Konstantinovna Breshko-Breshkovskaia

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Published by T. Fisher Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Breshko-Breshkovskaia, Ekaterina Konstantinovna, 1844-1934,
  • Political prisoners -- Soviet Union -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Alice Stone Blackwell.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsBlackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination348 p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23315499M
    OCLC/WorldCa2497298


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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, Rare DKB7 A5 Brezkhovsky, a member of the Socialist Revolutionary Party and later fierce opponent of the Bolsheviks, once replied to an imperial prosecutor’s query: “My occupation.

Covering the events of toFiges' book is a masterclass of historical writing, mixing the personal effects of revolution with the overall political and economic effects.

The result is huge (almost pages), but don't let that put you off because Figes covers almost every level with verve, style, and a highly readable text.

What You Need to Know First to Understand the Russian Revolution Read this first in a series of columns chronicling what led to that cataclysm The Romanov family between and The dynasty was removed during the Russian Revolution.

Empress Marie was the wife of Tsar Alexander III and the mother of Nicholas II, the last Tsar. Call (44) Email [email protected]   The book is one of the most complete tellings of the Russian Revolution, but at over pages, it’s a daunting tome.

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Looking for some contrast to Reed’s enthusiasm, I read Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution (Pushkin Press ), a paperback anthology selected and edited by Boris Dralyuk, and dedicated to his grandmother, “who was a two-year-old girl when the Bolsheviks seized power” and who “outlived the Soviet Union by 21 years.”.

The Russian Revolution totally reshaped society, and the writers of the day responded to it with a mixture of exhilaration, horror and hope, some changing their views over their lifetimes. The Little Grandmother of the Russian Revolution: Reminiscences and Letters of Catherine Breshkovsky Edited by Alice Stone Blackwell Ekaterina Konstantinovna Paperback.

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