Haymarket Books
Books for changing the world
Menu
Menu
9781608467389-f_medium
Lessons of October
An critical examination of the key actors and larger social movements that led to the rise of the Bolsheviks.

In this sharply polemical account, Leon Trotsky draws up a balance sheet of the world's first successful workers' revolution. Written primarily for members of the newly created Communist International, Trotsky focuses on the specific role played by the Bolshevik Party in leading Russian workers to victory.

Related blog posts View all related posts

Other books by Leon Trotsky

  • Trotsky on Lenin

    Combining Young Lenin and On Lenin in one volume, this is a fascinating political biography by fellow revolutionary Leon Trotsky.
  • History of the Russian Revolution

    An unparalleled account of one of the most pivotal and hotly debated events in world history.
  • 1905

    1905 chronicles the key developments lead to revolution and the unsuccessful attempt at overthrowing the Tsar of Russia.
  • Literature and Revolution

    A new, annotated edition of Leon Trotsky's classic study of the relationship of politics and art.