Orlando Figes's A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution – centenary PDF

By Orlando Figes

Unrivalled in scope and brimming with human drama, A People’s Tragedy is the main shiny, relocating and finished heritage of the Russian Revolution on hand today.

‘A smooth masterpiece’ Andrew Marr

‘The so much relocating account of the Russian Revolution seeing that Doctor ZhivagoIndependent

Opening with a landscape of Russian society, from the cloistered international of the Tsar to the brutal lifetime of the peasants, A People’s Tragedy follows employees, squaddies, intellectuals and villagers as their global is fed on by way of revolution after which degenerates into violence and dictatorship. Drawing on enormous unique study, Figes conveys specially the stunning adventure of the revolution if you lived it, whereas offering the clearest and so much cogent account of the way and why it unfolded.

Illustrated with over a hundred photos and now together with a brand new creation that displays at the revolution’s centennial legacy, A People’s Tragedy is a masterful and definitive list of 1 of an important occasions in sleek history.

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