Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Three Whys Of Russian Revolution by Richard Pipes

It is my considered judgement that, had it not been for the Russian Revolution, there would very likely have been no National Socialism; probably no Second World War and no decolonization; and certainly no Cold War, which one dominated our lives. I will attempt here to distill the essence of my books The Russian Revolution and Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime by raising the three central questions addressed in those volumes: Why did tsarism fall? Why did the Bolsheviks gain power? Why did Stalin succeed Lenin?' Richard Popes, from Three Whys of the Russian Revolution. Arguably the most important event of the twentieth century, the Russian Revolution changed for ever the course of modern history. Due to the Soviet clampdown on archives regarding the Revolution, many aspects of the event have been shrouded in mystery for over seventy years. However, since the collapse of Communism the archival depositories havebeen thrown open to interested parties. The author of several groundbreaking and controversial works on Russian history, Richard Pipes has written an invaluable book for anyone who wishes to understand the complicated events taking place in Russia today.

Buy Three Whys Of Russian Revolution by Richard Pipes from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780712673624
ISBN-10: 0712673628
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 6mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Pimlico
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 8-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Three Whys Of Russian Revolution by Richard Pipes

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Three Whys Of Russian Revolution book by Richard Pipes and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Richard Pipes

In 1981-82 Richard Pipes served as President Reagan's National Security Council advisor on Soviet and East European affairs, and is presently the Baird Professor of History at Harvard University.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought Three Whys Of Russian Revolution by Richard Pipes also bought the following titles:

Books By Richard Pipes

Russian Conservatism and Its Critics by Richard Pipes
Paperback, June 2007
Vixi by Richard Pipes
Paperback, December 2005
Degaev Affair by Richard Pipes
Paperback, May 2005
Unknown Lenin by Richard Pipes
Paperback, June 1999