Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Top ten books about the Russian Revolution

One of Tariq Ali's ten top books about the Russian Revolution, as shared at the Guardian:
Roots of Revolution: A History of the Populist and Socialist Movements in 19th-century Russia by Franco Venturi

Permitted access to sealed archives in Moscow that contained the documents of, and regarding, anarcho-terrorism, Venturi made good use of them. While saddened that his Soviet colleagues were barred, he produced what is a historical masterpiece on the predecessors of the Bolsheviks.
Read about the other books on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue