There were two Russian revolutions in the year 1917, and you will learn about the second one from this site. After the new provisional government was established in July after the February 1917 revolution, there was still much unrest in the country. Find out who gained control, and then who revolted against the provisional government. You will learn about some of the most famous names in twentieth century Russian history, including Kerensky, Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin. All the important people and events are linked to further information.
Text and illustrations present a factual overview and analysis of the Russian Revolution and its aftermath, discussing the Communist triumph, the Soviet Union, and world communism. Also includes a glossary, time line, and further-reading list.
Discusses the Bolshevik Revolution, also known as the October Revolution, in which the Bolshevik armed forces overthrew the Russian Provisional Government and gave power to the Soviets, which ultimately led to the formation of the Soviet Empire.
Presents an introduction to the city of St. Petersburg, Russia, in simple text with illustrations, providing an overview of the history, geography, and people, with information on what it is like to live, work, and play there.
Photographs and excerpts from personal letters tell the story of Anastasia, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, who is believed to have been executed along with the rest of her family during the Russian revolution in 1918.
Presents eighteen essays on Communism's founders, its rise in Russia, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, and its political, social, and cultural impacts, and includes a collection of primary source documents, a chronology, and a bibliography.
Introduces the key characteristics and proponents of communism, tracing its development from its origins to the twenty-first century, and looking at how communism affects the lives of people who live under the system.
Presents the diary Nina Lugovskaya wrote while living in the Soviet Union in the 1930s, where she records the thoughts, feelings, and emotions the Soviet government interpreted as subversive before she and her family were sent to a labor camp in Siberia.