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By Robert Service

This renowned, concise and hugely readable research discusses the major subject matters and debates concerning the Russian Revolution. Robert Service's full of life research examines:
• nation and society less than the Romanovs from 1900
• the February and October Revolutions of 1917
• the ultimate years of the Romanov dynasty and the beginning of the Soviet order
• comparisons with political, social and fiscal developments somewhere else within the world
• the level to which the later improvement of the USSR used to be conditioned via the October Revolution.

Clear and incisive, the fourth version has been completely revised and up-to-date within the gentle of the most recent learn and lines a brand new scene-setting advent and maps. Service's textual content continues to be the basic start line for someone learning this tumultuous interval within the historical past of Russia and the realm within the 20th century.

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