The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 has provided fresh perspectives from which to view the Revolution out of which it grew. The Russian Revolution, 1917-1921, by Ronald Kowalski, reviews the ever-changing debate on the nature of the Russian Revolution.
This collection of documents and sources includes:
* newspapers, memoirs and literature
* commentary and background information of each source
* a narrative of the major events of the period
* new material made available since the policy of glasnost
* a re-examination of World War One and the Revolution
* focus on thematic issues such as the actions of peasants and workers.
For students of European history this will provide interesting and informative reading on this major event in Russia's turbulent past.
'This collection of documents is to be welcomed. Kowalski has done students of the revolution an important service by bringing together some of the most important documents of the revolution, and indeed of the twentieth century, in a convenient and polished format.' - Europe-Asia Studies