Socialism in Russia
Lenin and His Legacy, 1890-1991
By (author) John Gooding
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Socialism in Russia by John Gooding
Book DescriptionThis book asks three fundamental questions about the socialist experiment in twentieth-century Russia: How did Marxist ideas come to be implemented in Russia, a country entirely unsuited to them? Why did the experiment lead to such suffering and upheaval and prove so fruitless? And why did the attempt to return to a proper Marxism/Leninism bring about the rapid collapse of the experiment. In its answers, this book pays special attention to the shadow cast by Lenin throughout the entire Soviet era.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333972359
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Gooding
Rulers and Subjects, Paperback (April 1996)» View all books by John Gooding
No other European country has had a government as harsh and dictatorial as that of Russia. Rulers and Subjects is the study of governors and the governed, from 1801 until the liquidation of the Soviet state in 1991.
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Author Biography - John Gooding
JOHN GOODING is Reader in History at the University of Edinburgh, and the author of Rulers and Subjects: Government and People in Russia, 1801-1991.
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