October Revolution

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October Revolution,

1917, in Russian history: see Russian RevolutionRussian Revolution,
violent upheaval in Russia in 1917 that overthrew the czarist government. Causes

The revolution was the culmination of a long period of repression and unrest.
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The questions raised by the Bolshevik revolution are fundamental issues of how to organise modern human society: i.
The parallels between the French Revolution of 1789 and the Bolshevik Revolution are many.
We immediately began to reclaim our old heritage of equality through revolutions, beginning in the United States and then France -- and the Bolshevik revolution does belong to that sequence.
The inner contradictions of the revolution itself and its concomitant chaos in the form of an ensuing civil war notwithstanding, the Bolshevik Revolution marked a watershed in modern history that spread its political and ideological imprint far beyond Russia.
A scholar of the Bolshevik Revolution and the evolution of the Soviet Communist regime must be extremely selective in choosing a focus when considering their implications, and so my essay reflects the law of comparative advantage.
As Hobsbawm would have been the first to acknowledge, for most of the twentieth century the same was true of the Bolshevik revolution of November 1917.
Marina Antropow Cramer's Roads follows the evolution of this Russian family in Yalta from the brink of the Bolshevik Revolution to the immediate aftermath of World War II and asks what roads people will walk down to survive.
British writer Arthur Ransome returns to Russia as a reporter during World War I but finds his job description somewhat altered after the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
His scenes are closely akin to Babel's Odessa Tales, which tells the story of a group of Moldavanka Jewish gangsters at the time of the Bolshevik Revolution.
Kershaw identifies four major causes for this catastrophe: an explosion of ethnic-racist nationalism, bitter and irreconcilable demands for territorial revisionism, acute class conflict given concrete focus through the Bolshevik Revolution, and a protracted crisis of capitalism.
Sabelnik, who was among some 6,000 White Russians who escaped the Communist Army in Russia during the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 to take refuge in the Philippines remember settling in Guiuan.