While many books on Lenin's life seem to focus too much on his childhood, his years in exile, and his relationship with . Hill argues that the uniqueness of the Russian Revolution prevented the Bolsheviks and Lenin from adapting Marx's and Engels' ideas directly.
While many books on Lenin's life seem to focus too much on his childhood, his years in exile, and his relationship with Krupskaya and Iskra, Hill focuses more on what Lenin's from the revolutionary standpoint. There is a great and brief introduction on how the Revolution (both 1905 and 1917) came about, and sheds a little more light on how exactly the Bolsheviks gained power, which according to Hill was by public persuasion and popular vote in the elections.
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Harold Shukman (23 March 1931 – 11 July 2012) was a British historian, specializing in the history of Russia. After college and national service, he took the Russian course at the Joint Services School for Linguists, in Cambridge and Bodmin, Cornwall. Afterwards, he went on to study Russian and Serbo-Croat at the University of Nottingham, gaining a first-class degree.
History Books Russian History Books. ISBN13: 9780582486942. Lenin and the Russian Revolution.
Авторы:Harold Shukman, Dmitri Volkogonov . Plekhanov had taken as the epigraph for his book an extract from a letter Chernyshevsky had written to his wife in October 1862 when he was in the Peter-Paul Fortress in St Petersburg: ‘Our life together belongs to history: in hundreds of years from now our names will still be dear to people, and they will remember them with gratitud. 61 Lenin. The Marxism preached by Lenin and the Bolsheviks had no place for liberalism and ‘Economism’, which in fact held the key to democratic change in Russia.
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When the February Revolution of 1917 took place, Lenin was in Switzerland. In opposition to the majority of Russian socialists, including those from his own Bolshevik party, Lenin was convinced that the time had come to end the "bourgeois" phase of the revolution. He did not return to Russia until over a month later, in early April. At the time, the Petrograd Soviet of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies was sharing power with the Provisional Government.