Russian Democracy's Fatal Blunder: The Summer Offensive of 1917

Hardcover | November 1, 1987

byLouise Erwin Heenan

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For one brief period Russia had a democratic government, lasting only eight months from February to October, 1917. The fatal blunder of this democracy was to force its war-weary troops into the summer offensive of 1917. In this comprehensive study, Heenan demonstrates how the summer offensive created the right climate for the Bolshevik victory. This well-written, well-documented book sheds light on a key episode in the Russian Revolution. Students of Russian history, East European politics, revolution, or military affairs will welcome this important book.

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For one brief period Russia had a democratic government, lasting only eight months from February to October, 1917. The fatal blunder of this democracy was to force its war-weary troops into the summer offensive of 1917. In this comprehensive study, Heenan demonstrates how the summer offensive created the right climate for the Bolshevik...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:203 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 1, 1987Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0275928292

ISBN - 13:9780275928292

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?Heenan's competent and interesting historical analysis of the offensive helps fill out the picture of social revolution in Russia.?-Perspective