Red October: The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
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Red October: The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917

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Paperback, 269 pages
Published September 1st 1984 by Beacon Press (MA) (first published 1967)
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Because Daniels believed that the immediate events of the October revolution have been understudied, he set out to show how, exactly, the Bolsheviks seized power in October 1917. He was able to use some archival documents, but his access was very limited, and the narrative, therefore, relies mostly on published works by Western historians, memoirs by participants in the Revolution published both in the Soviet Union and the West, and works and document collections published in...more
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Robert Daniels studied at Harvard, received his AB degree in 1945, and PhD. degree in 1951. He has done research at the Russian Research Center at Harvard, has taught Russian history at Indiana University, Bennington College, and the University of Vermont, and has traveled in Russia.

Daniels has published articles in the leading scholarly journals dealing with the history of Russian and communism....more
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