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  • 1905

    1905 chronicles the key developments lead to revolution and the unsuccessful attempt at overthrowing the Tsar of Russia.
  • Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937

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

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


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

  • 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.
  • 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 Comintern

    The Comintern, from its years as a school of strategy and tactics, to its Stalinist demise.
  • The Dimensions of Hegemony

    In this highly original and engaging text, Craig Brandist unearths the Russian roots of Gramsci’s concept of cultural hegemony.
  • 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.
  • The February Revolution, Petrograd, 1917

    A timely reassessment and detailed history of the epic uprising that toppled the tsarist monarchy and ushered in the next stage of the Russian Revolution.

  • History of the Russian Revolution

    The definitive account of the Russian Revolution, by Leon Trotsky, its leader and key historian.
  • Imperialism and War

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

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

  • Lenin and the Revolutionary Party

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

    Lars T. Lih revolutionizes the conventional interpretation of Lenin's classic, included here in an authoritative new translation.
  • Lenin's Moscow

    Engaging, page-turning first hand account of the promise of the Russian Revolution.
  • Lenin's Political Thought

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

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

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

    An critical examination of the key actors and larger social movements that led to the rise of the Bolsheviks.
  • Life and Death of Leon Trotsky

    A biography of Leon Trotsky by two of his close friends and collaborators
  • October Song

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