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Author Ryan, James, 1985-
Title Lenin's terror : the ideological origins of early Soviet state violence / James Ryan.
Published New York : Routledge, 2012, ©2012.
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Description xi, 260 pages ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Routledge contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe series ; 36.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-249) and index.
Contents Introduction: ideology and terror -- "Revolution is war": the genesis of a militant Marxism, 1894-1907 -- "Violence to end all violence": ideological purity and the Great War, 1907-1917 -- "History will not forgive us if we do not seize power now" -- Revolutionary imperative, 1917 -- Confronting the "wolves in the forest", October 1917-summer 1918 -- The red terror -- Civil war: the strengthening of dictatorship, 1919-21 -- War and peace: from civil war to NEP, 1919-1921 -- "We will cleanse Russia for a long time": the contradictions of NEP -- Lenin's terror.
Subject Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924.
Violence -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union.
State-sponsored terrorism -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921.
ISBN 0415673968
9780415673969
9780203115763 (ebook)
0203115767 (ebook)
OCLC number 707966583