The Prelude To Bolshevism; The Kornilov Rising by Aleksandr Fyodorovich KerenskyThe Prelude To Bolshevism; The Kornilov Rising by Aleksandr Fyodorovich Kerensky

The Prelude To Bolshevism; The Kornilov Rising

byAleksandr Fyodorovich Kerensky

Paperback | January 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... A "WHO'S WHO" AND "WHERE'S WHERE" OF PEOPLE AND PLACES OCCURRING IN THE TEXT Alad1n.-- Member (for the Government of Simbirsk) of the first Duma. Belonged to the Toil Party. Acquired popularity and renown through his speeches in the Duma. On the eve of the dissolution of the first Duma, Aladin went to England as a member of the delegation sent by the Duma for the purpose of conveying its message of sympathy to the British Parliament, and when the Duma was dissolved he remained in that country. His subsequent activity was of such a character that it changed altogether the attitude towards Aladin of his political friends, so that he soon lost his prestige and even the esteem he formerly enjoyed in the Russian democratic and intellectual circles. During the latter years of his sojourn in England he even became the London correspondent of the Novoie Vremia. Aladin has been formally struck out from the rolls of the Toil Party. In the summer of 1917 Aladin returned to Russia. Alexe1ev.-- General, Professor at the General Staff Academy. One of the highest military authorities in Europe. Played a prominent part in the RussoJapanese War. During the first period of the present war. under the Grand Duke Nicholas as Commander-in-Chief, General Alexeiev directed the operations of the North-western front and distinguished himself by his organizing ability and by the skill with which he managed to extricate his troops from awkward and critical positions. After the grave situation of 1915, when the Grand Duke Nicholas was relieved of the post of Generalissimo, General Alexeiev took over the Supreme Command in the capacity of Chief of the Staff of the nominal Commander-in-Chief -- the late Tsar Nicholas. At the decisive moment of the Revolution, Alexeiev lent his support to the ...
Title:The Prelude To Bolshevism; The Kornilov RisingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217603637

ISBN - 13:9780217603638