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The Russian Revolution by S.A.   Smith
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I studied the Russian Revolution for GCSE history. It's a mark of how superficially you learn things at that age that I still learned a lot from this VSI.

Chapter 1: From February to October
Chapter 2: Civil war and the foundation of the Bolshevik regime
Chapter 3: War communism
Chapter 4: NEP: politics and the economy
Chapter 5: NEP: society and culture
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August 31, 2015 – Shelved
August 31, 2015 – Shelved as: own-to-read
October 25, 2015 – Started Reading
October 25, 2015 –
page 14
7.29% "Asked in January 1917 by Sir George Buchanan, the British Ambassador, how he proposed to regain his subjects' confidence, [Tsar] Nicholas retorted: 'Do you mean that I am to regain the confidence of my people, or that they are to regain mine?'"
November 3, 2015 – Shelved as: vsi
November 3, 2015 – Shelved as: history
November 3, 2015 – Shelved as: modern-history
November 3, 2015 – Shelved as: russia-history
November 3, 2015 – Finished Reading

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