Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A Pelican Introduction - Pelican Books (Paperback)Orlando Figes (author)
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What caused the Russian Revolution?
Did it succeed or fail?
Do we still live with its consequences?
Orlando Figes teaches history at Birkbeck, University of London and is the author of many acclaimed books on Russian history, including A People's Tragedy, which The Times Literary Supplement named as one of the '100 most influential books since the war', Natasha's Dance, The Whisperers, Crimea and Just Send Me Word. The Financial Times called him 'the greatest storyteller of modern Russian historians.'
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 269 g
Dimensions: 181 x 111 x 21 mm
A primer intended for readers unfamiliar with the territory, it sparkles with ideas, vivid storytelling, poignant anecdotes and pithy phrases... Fresh and dramatic -- Victor Sebestyen * Sunday Times *