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October: The Story Of The Russian Revolution

deChina Miéville

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22 mai 2018|
October: The Story Of The Russian Revolution de China Miéville
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Award-winning author China Miéville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside down

On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, China Miéville tells the extraordinary story of this pivotal moment in history.

In February of 1917 Russia was a backwards, autocratic monarchy, mired in an unpopular war; by October, after not one but two revolutions, it had become the world’s first workers’ state, straining to be at the vanguard of global revolution. How did this unimaginable transformation take place?

In a panoramic sweep, stretching from St Petersburg and Moscow to the remotest villages of a sprawling empire, Miéville uncovers the catastrophes, intrigues and inspirations of 1917, in all their passion, drama and strangeness. Intervening in long-standing historical debates, but told with the reader new to the topic especially in mind, here is a breathtaking story of humanity at its greatest and most desperate; of a turning point for civilisation that still resonates loudly today.
China Miéville is the multi-award-winning author of many works of fiction and non-fiction. His fiction includes The City and the City, Embassytown and This Census-Taker. He has won the Hugo, World Fantasy, and Arthur C. Clarke awards. His non-fiction includes the photo-illustrated essay London’s Overthrow and Between Equal...
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Titre :October: The Story Of The Russian Revolution
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :384 pages, 7.78 X 5.08 X 0.96 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :384 pages, 7.78 X 5.08 X 0.96 po
Publié le :22 mai 2018
Publié par :Verso Books
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781784782788
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