Lenin: A Revolutionary Life

1st Edition

Christopher Read

Routledge
Published April 29, 2005
Reference - 316 Pages - 9 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415206495 - CAT# RU19347
Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

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Summary

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 personality
  • how he exploited culture, education and propaganda
  • his relationship to Marxism
  • his changing class analysis of Russia
  • his '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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