The Russian Revolution: The Essential Readings
January 2001, ©2001, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: On the Eve: Toward Revolution.
Part II: Parties, Movements and Personalities in the Revolutions of 1917.
Part III: Issues of Class, Gender and Ethnicity in the Revolution.
Part IV: Conclusions and Prospects.
- A well-balanced collection of key articles on the Russian Revolution commonly used in courses.
- Helpful introductions provide the context and framework for understanding the articles.
- The first student-friendly collection to trace the development of historical writing on the Russian Revolution over the last half century.
- Includes discussion of Anglo-American as well as Russian scholarship from a post-Soviet perspective.
"Miller has collected some of the best writing from a brilliant field." Times Higher Education Supplement
"This collection of essays should prove a useful guide for students: the editor has provided a sound introduction to the book and gives a good introduction to the book and gives a good introduction to each peice, setting them each in their historiographical context. The book enables us to achieve a clear understanding of the state of the debate that surrounds 1917 as we enter the twenty-first century" Peter Waldron, University of Sunderland
"[It] will be of great use to all those teaching the history of Revolutionary Russia...Miller has brough together some of the best journal articals on 1917." Geoffrey Swain, University of the West of England - Revoltuionary Russia, Vol. 15/June 2002