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Roots of Revolution #2019

Roots of Revolution s t A History of the Populist and Socialist Movements in th Century RussiaLong recognized as a classic Venturi s authoritative work captures the early and intriguing period of the Russian Revolutio

  • Title: Roots of Revolution
  • Author: Franco Venturi Francis Haskell Isaiah Berlin
  • ISBN: 9781842122532
  • Page: 420
  • Format: Paperback
  • Roots of Revolution By Franco Venturi Francis Haskell Isaiah Berlin, s t A History of the Populist and Socialist Movements in 19th Century RussiaLong recognized as a classic, Venturi s authoritative work captures the early and intriguing period of the Russian Revolution Starting with the 1848 rebellion and ending with the 1881 assassination of Alexander II, it examines Russia s internal and external problems, the ideals and beliefs of hers t A History of the Populist and Socialist Movements in 19th Century RussiaLong recognized as a classic, Venturi s authoritative work captures the early and intriguing period of the Russian Revolution Starting with the 1848 rebellion and ending with the 1881 assassination of Alexander II, it examines Russia s internal and external problems, the ideals and beliefs of her subjects, and, most importantly, the conspiracies and struggles through which populism expressed itself With a revised author s introduction The most thorough survey of the Russian revolutionary movement before 1881netrating and readable, with an admirable balance between biography, theory and action TLS ofound and wide ranging C.V Wedgwood.

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    1. I picked this formidable tome up while still at Grinnell College as it had been recommended for a two semester Russain survey history class taught by Gregory Guroff My especial interest then was in the intellectual currents behind the revolution Although much impressed by what I knew of Marxist theory then, ideas excited me than economics The contrast between the primitive social conditions of the czarist state and the extreme utopianism of many of its would be reformers was an intiguing coinci [...]

    2. I am an occassional reader of works of Russian history, especially works related to the Revolution of 1917, its aftermath, through the death of Stalin Venturi s history of the Russian populism and socialism of the 19th century is a seminal work by any measure the starting point of any investigation of the history of political thought and organization during the 2nd half of the 19th century Isaiah Berlin s introduction to the book alone is worth its price

    3. A bit difficult in places, but a good read at the same time Just make sure to set aside a lot of time for it, as it s easier to understand the larger chunks you read it in.

    4. A fascinating account of the great Russian thinkers of the nineteenth century Hersen, Bakunin, Belinsky and others Well worth reading.

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