Category Archives: Russian Revolution

Lenin on the Train

Title:                      Lenin on the Train Author:                 Catherine Merridale Merridale, Catherine (2017). Lenin on the Train. New York, New York: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company LCCN:    2016043803 DK254.L443 M37 2017 Scope and content “A gripping, meticulously researched account of Lenin’s … Continue reading

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Ten Days that Shook the World

Title:                      Ten Days that Shook the World Author:                  John Reed Reed, John (1919). Ten Days that Shook the World. New York, Boni and Liveright LCCN:    19005341 DK265 .R38 Date Updated:  Wednesday, September 06, 2017 The October Revolution in Russia … Continue reading

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The Cheka

Title:                      The Cheka Author:                  George Leggett Leggett, George (1981). The Cheka: Lenin’s Political Police: The All-Russian Extraordinary Commission For Combating Counter-Revolution And Sabotage, December 1917 to February 1922. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press LCCN:    … Continue reading

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The Merchant of Revolution

Title:                      The Merchant of Revolution Author:                  Z. A. B. Zeman Zeman, Z.A.B. (1965) and Scharlau, W. B. The Merchant of Revolution: The Life of Alexander Israel Helphand (PARVUS), 1867-1924. New York: Oxford Univ. Press LCCN:    65006995 HX312.H44 Z43 Subjects … Continue reading

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Our Own People

Title:                      Our Own People Author:                  Elisabeth K. Poretsky Poretsky, Elisabeth K. (1969, 1970) Our Own People: A Memoir of “Ignace Reiss” and His Friends. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press LCCN:    73107978 DK268.P66 P65 1970 Subjects Poretsky, Ignacy, … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Revolutionary

Title:                      Memoirs of a Revolutionary Author:                  Victor Serge Serge, Victor (1963, 2011). Memoirs of a Revolutionary. New York: NYRB Classics LOC:       2011020475 DK254.S39 A313 2011 Date Posted:      July 15, 2014 A review by Sheila Fitzpatrick.[1] When you read a … Continue reading

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The Saga of Leon Trotsky

Title:                  The Saga of Leon Trotsky Author:                 Harry Thayer Mahoney Mahoney, Harry Thayer (1998) and Marjorie Locke Mahoney. The Saga of Leon Trotsky: His Clandestine Operations and His Assassination. Bethesda, MD: Austin and Winfield OCLC:    39217749 DK254.T6 M34 1998 … Continue reading

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