This book focuses on the persecution of the Mensheviks and other Russian socialists and Anarchists, whose fate was much the same. It is about the years of wars and upheavals, the enforced migrations and how the Mensheviks had managed to keep a social community and a political culture in being.
1. Bolshevism versus Menshevism 2. The February Revolution and the October Coup 3. The Mensheviks after the October Coup 4. The Terror 5. Anti-Bolshevik Revolts and the Civil War 6. The Harassment of Socialists 7. The Bolshevik Government Against Workers and Peasants 8. The Destruction of Trade Unions, Cooperatives and Soviets 9. Prisons, Camps, Exile 10. A Chronicle of Persecution and Resistance