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  • Leon Trotsky

    This illustrated introduction's irreverent cartoons will amuse readers, and surprise them with its sophisticated portrait of Trotsky's life and works.
  • Leaflets of the Russian Revolution

    New translations of the most important documents from socialist parties, soviets, and worker militias in Petrograd during 1917

  • Russia

    In the Russian revolution of 1917, workers took control of a major country for the first time in history.
  • Russia: From Workers' State to State Capitalism

    The essays in this book describe the triumph and defeat of the Russian revolution. They show that Stalin’s dictatorship was not the inevitable...
  • Eyewitnesses to the Russian Revolution

    Edited by Todd Chretien
    The Russian Revolution turned the world upside down. This reader tells the story of what happened with riveting eyewitness accounts.
  • All Power to the Soviets


    Tony Cliff was a lifelong organizer within the international socialist movement. His groundbreaking work established the unique interpretation of...
  • Building the Party

    The Russian Revolution of 1917 was one of the pivotal events in world history, and the Russian Bolshevik Party played a central role in that...
  • The Revolution Besieged

    The last installment of Tony Cliff's biography of Russian revolutionary V.I. Lenin, available for the first time in the U.S.
  • The Women's Revolution

    A captivating account of the central role women played in the Russian Revolution.

  • Leon Trotsky and the Organizational Principles of the Revolutionary Party

    Trotsky’s own words on revolutionary organization, from 1917 to 1940, highlight the dynamics of democratic initiative and principled centralism.
  • Imperialism and War

    The two founding texts of the analysis of capitalism and imperialism in one volume, with annotation.
  • The Comintern

    The Comintern, from its years as a school of strategy and tactics, to its Stalinist demise.
  • Lenin's Political Thought

    A comprehensive history of the political and philosophical evolution of history's most controversial revolutionary.
  • Reminiscences of Lenin

    A personal account of Lenin’s life and thought, written by the woman who knew him best.
  • Lenin and the Revolutionary Party

    Lenin's political and organizational ideas confront the reality of the labor movement and the revolutionary process.
  • October Song

    An evocative and inspiring account of the events of the 1917 Russian Revolution and its legacy.

  • Unfinished Leninism

    A stimulating collection of essays on the revolutionary socialist Vladimir Lenin that survey fierce controversies over his life and ideas.
  • State and Revolution

    As both historical document and political statement, State and Revolution's importance can hardly be exaggerated.
  • Leninism under Lenin

    A winner of the Isaac Deutscher Prize Liebmann highlights democratic dimensions in Lenin's thinking as it developed over 25 years.
  • Revolutions

    Revolutions is a unique collection of rare photographs documenting some of the most important revolutionary upheavals, from the 1871 Paris Commune to the Zapatista rebellion of the 1990s.

  • Revolution and Counterrevolution

    An exciting contribution to the discussion about class and the Russian Revolution.
  • The Ballot, the Streets—or Both

    Lenin's Electoral Strategy focuses on Lenin's approach to electoral politics and what he and other Marxists terms the institutions of bourgeois democracy, drawing on Bolshevik debates and Marx and Engel's own writings to show this to be a central feature of their revolutionary strategy.

  • Alexandra Kollontai

    Kollotai was a brilliant and passionate defender of the ideals of the Russian revolution and women's liberation.
  • The Bolsheviks Come to Power

    A classic work depicting the early months of the Russian Revolution. With a new introduction for the Revolution's centenary.