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    (PDF) [A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924] í Orlando Figes Summary A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924 ‭A people's tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891 1924 Orlando FigesA People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924 is an award winning book written by British historian Orlando Figes and published in 1996 According to Figes the whole of 1917 could be seen as a political battle between those who saw the rev

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    Orlando Figes ↠ 9 Download characters ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Orlando Figes Summary A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924 Recent memory modern memory and then history We are all living in recent memory The oldest generation is the eye witness to modern memory When it passes on we will begin to receive the history from the events and people of that generation without the influence of contemporary bias or dialecticsIt has been almo

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    (PDF) [A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924] í Orlando Figes Summary A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924 This is at one and the same time a very long book and a fascinating one As a exhaustive study of Russian history from the reign of Nicholas II to the death of Lenin it is epic in its sweep The only reasons I could

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    (PDF) [A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924] í Orlando Figes “The Russian Revolution launched a vast experiment in social engineering – perhaps the grandest in the history of mankind It was arguably an experiment which the human race was bound to make at some point in its evolution the logical conclusion of humanity’s historic striving for social justice and comradeship”Figes writes about the Russian Revolution as of a coup in both February and October the second

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    characters ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Orlando Figes Orlando Figes ↠ 9 Download (PDF) [A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924] í Orlando Figes Orlando Figes' masterful A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891 1924 provides a rich and complex portrait that of Russian society at the time of the fall of the Romanov dynasty and the birth of the Communist state One does not

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    characters ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Orlando Figes Orlando Figes ↠ 9 Download Summary A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924 This is a remarkable book on the Russian Revolution It’s coverage from 1891 thru 1924 is detailed but very readable We are presen

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Summary A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924

Download A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924 ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Written in a narrative style that captures both the scope and detail of the Russian revolution Orlando Figes's history is certain to become one of the most important contemporary studies of Russia as it was at the beginning of the 20th century With an almost cinematic eye Figes captures the broad movements of war and revolution never losing sight of the individuals whose lives make up his subject He makes use of personal papers and personal histories to illustrate the effects the revolution wrought o. While I was halfway through this an inspirational uote from Lenin happened to come up on my reddit feed Something from one of those early speeches about euality for all I left a comment to suggest I thought uite mildly that it was perhaps ethically uestionable to be uoting with approbation someone responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people only to be downvoted into oblivion by other users You re probably thinking about Stalin said one Fuck off clarified another Lenin was actually very socially liberal and kept his word about democracy for the people This would be the same Lenin who shut down Russia s constituent assembly who sidelined trade unions and had striking workers shot for desertion who turned the country into a police state built a chain of concentration camps and institutionalised terrorism as a matte

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Download A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924 ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub N a human scale while providing a convincing and detailed understanding of the role of workers peasants and soldiers in the revolution He moves deftly from topics such as the grand social forces and mass movements that made up the revolution to profiles of key personalities and representative characters Figes's themes of the Russian revolution as a tragedy for the Russian people as a whole and for the millions of individuals who lost their lives to the brutal forces it unleashed make sense of events. First Figes briskly deals with all those things you thought you knew about the Russian Revolution Lenin Stalin Trotsky Kerensky the liberals the Bolsheviks the Tsar Again and again I realized I had picked up myths either promoted by those who lost or those who consolidated the Revolution The mythmaking machine was going full tilt from 1917 onwards particularly during the Stalinist and Cold War Years and this book would be irreplaceable if only for stripping away so much that you thought you knew which was wrongSecond by starting the book in 1891 with a famine which revealed the incompetence of the Tsarist beaurocracy and ending with the death of Lenin in 1924 Figes permits himself a sweep of events that makes what actually happened even dramatic than it was Again and again you not only read about but hear from the survivors of mistakes errors misconceptions indol

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Download A People's Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891–1924 ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub For a new generation of students of Russian history Sympathy for the charismatic leaders and ideological theorizing regarding Hegelian dialectics and Marxist economics two hallmarks of much earlier writing on the Russian revolution are banished from these clear eyed fair minded pages of A People's Tragedy The author's sympathy is suarely with the Russian people That commitment together with the benefit of historical hindsight provides a standpoint Figes take full advantage of in this masterful histor. Orlando Figes masterful A People s Tragedy The Russian Revolution 1891 1924 provides a rich and complex portrait that of Russian society at the time of the fall of the Romanov dynasty and the birth of the Communist state One does not read it for Figes opinions but rather for the amount of detail that he is able to marshall and synthesize on the key social cultural and political trends of the revolutionary era The book is a great pleasure for anyone fascinated by the culture and history of Russia Even those who disagree with Figes conclusions will agree that he has taught them a great deal about the eraIn terms of primary research Figes specialty is Russian peasant society Not surprisingly then the greatest strength of the book is the analysis of the role of the peasantry during the revolutionary era Figes argues that very effectively that the overriding goal o