Originally published in English in 1932 and written a former French Minister of Public Works, this volume reviews the situation in Russia in the early decades of the twentieth century. It places the situation in its historical setting and traces the revolutionary movement from its sources. The book is a broad panorama of the situation in Bolshevik Russia and an important reference work.
1. The Antecedents of the Revolution 2. From the Fall of Tsarism to the Coming of the Soviets 3. The Civil War 4. The Drama of the Annexations 5. The Stabilisation of the Regime 6. Physical Features and Government 7. Social and Economic Organisations 8. Foreign Relations 9. Progress and Prospects 10. By Way of Conclusion
'...the most penetrating study of Russian conditions that has yet appeared in the English language.' Evening Standard