His first book, The Jewish Revolution in Belorussia: Economy, Race, and Bolshevik Power (Indiana University Press, 2017), focuses on the economic and political transformation of Belorussian Jewry in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
. He is currently working on two new research projects.
Remember: 1917 was the formative year which confirmed de Tocqueville's thesis that Europe would be increasingly sidelined by its two fringe powers, the US and Russia--the one declaring war on Germany and Austria-Hungary in 1917, the other one dissociating itself from the history of modern Europe as a consequence of the Bolshevik revolution of 1917
. 1957 saw the signing of the Treaties of Rome, thus initiating the European Economic Communities, a moment that was not a zero hour in the history of Europe but a turning point in the consolidation of a European exceptional ism that lasts until today; a Europe in peace that strives to advance "an ever closer union" of its states and its citizens.
The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
overturns Thomas's world and inverts its values.
A curious example of the Western news media's portrayal of residual sympathy for the leaders of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
and the Holodomor famine (sometimes called the Ukrainian Genocide) of 1932-33, respectively, is a series of news photos distributed by AP Images and Reuters.
He begins by examining the so-called Great Revolutions--the French Revolution of 1789, the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
, and the Chinese Revolution of 1911-1949--and follows up with an exploration of some more recent revolutions in the less-developed parts of the world.
The Young Turk revolution of 1908, the Bolshevik revolution of 1917
, and the Ethiopian revolution of 1974 are prime examples; their echo in Iran concerned, above all, the Kurds.
The forum in recent months has featured multiple talks on "Russia and Zionism" by Valdas Anelauskas, a native of Lithuania who describes himself as a "white separatist and racialist." In an October lecture that he dedicated to a Holocaust denier, Anelauskas asserted that Jews were largely responsible for the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
After the war, the lingering super-patriotic atmosphere led to more hysteria against the foreign born, intensified by the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
. In 1919, after the explosion of a bomb in front of the house of Attorney General A.