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The Russian Revolution
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date December 1, 1991
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679736608
ISBN-10 0679736603
Dimensions 2 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 2.85 lbs.
Original list price $30.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Mr. Pipes writes trenchantly, and at times superbly....No single volume known to me even begins to cater so adequately to those who want to discover what really happened to Russia....Nor do I know any other book better designed to help Soviet citizens to struggle out of the darkness."

-- Ronald Hingley, The New York Times Book Review

Ground-breaking in its inclusiveness, enthralling in its narrative of a movement whose purpose, in the words of Leon Trotsky, was "to overthrow the world," The Russian Revolution draws conclusions that have already aroused great controversy in this country-and that are certain to be explosive when the book is published in the Soviet Union. Richard Pipes argues convincingly that the Russian Revolution was an intellectual, rather than a class, uprising; that it was steeped in terror from its very outset; and that it was not a revolution at all but a coup d'etat -- "the capture of governmental power by a small minority."

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Hardcover
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (October 1, 1990)
9780394502410 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.75 × 2.00 in. | 3.35 lbs | List price $40.00
About: Looks at the decay of the Czarist regime and the causes of the Revolution, discusses the aims of the Bolshevik party, and recounts the major events of the conflict
Paperback
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from Vintage Books (December 1, 1991)
9780679736608 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 2.00 in. | 2.85 lbs | List price $30.00
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