Lenin : A Revolutionary Life, Paperback / softback Book

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From a highly distinguished author on the subject, this biography is an excellent scholarly introduction to one of the key figures of the Russian Revolution and post-Tsarist Russia.

Not only does it make use of archive material made newly available in the glasnost and post-Soviet eras, it re-examines traditional sources as well, providing an original interpretation of Lenin's life and historical importance.

Focal points of this study are:Lenin's revolutionary ascetic personalityhow he exploited culture, education and propagandahis relationship to Marxismhis changing class analysis of Russiahis 'populist' instincts. A prominent figure at the forefront of debates on the Russina revolution, Read makes sure that Lenin remains in his place as a highly influential and significant figure of the recent past.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 316 pages, 9 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biography: historical, political & military
  • ISBN: 9780415206495

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