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  • Reminiscences of Lenin

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

    Combining Young Lenin and On Lenin in one volume, this is a fascinating political biography by fellow revolutionary Leon Trotsky.
  • October Song

    Provides remarkable insights and evocative narratives from Russia’s working-class revolution of 1917 -- a democratic triumph ultimately overwhelmed by tragedy.
  • Red Petrograd

    A deeply engaging study, unmatched in its depth, of factory life in Petrograd over the course of Russia’s revolutionary year.
  • 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.
  • History of the Russian Revolution

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

    In the Russian revolution of 1917, workers took control of a major country for the first time in history.
  • 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.
  • Lessons of October

    An critical examination of the key actors and larger social movements that led to the rise of the Bolsheviks.
  • Leninism under Lenin

    A winner of the Isaac Deutscher Prize Liebmann highlights democratic dimensions in Lenin's thinking as it developed over 25 years.
  • 1905

    1905 chronicles the key developments lead to revolution and the unsuccessful attempt at overthrowing the Tsar of Russia.
  • Lenin's Moscow

    Engaging, page-turning first hand account of the promise of the Russian Revolution.
  • Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937

    The first biography—in any language—of Alexander Shlyapnikov, a leader and founder, along with Kollontai, of the Workers’ Opposition.
  • To the Masses

    Edited by John Riddell
    The proceedings and resolutions of the third congress of the Communist International available in translation for the first time.
  • Life and Death of Leon Trotsky

    A biography of Leon Trotsky by two of his close friends and collaborators
  • Lenin and the Revolutionary Party

    Lenin's political and organizational ideas confront the reality of the labor movement and the revolutionary process.
  • Year One of the Russian Revolution

    Serge exposes the heart of the vital first year of the most important working class revolution in history.
  • The Preobrazhensky Papers: Archival Documents and Materials

    The documents in this volume, newly discovered and translated into English for the first time, reveal a previously unknown Preobrazhensky.
  • State and Revolution

    As both historical document and political statement, State and Revolution's importance can hardly be exaggerated.
  • 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.
  • Alexandra Kollontai

    Kollotai was a brilliant and passionate defender of the ideals of the Russian revolution and women's liberation.
  • Unfinished Leninism

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

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

    Edited by John Riddell
    The proceedings of the last congress of the Communist International in which Lenin participated, now at last available in English