100 Years Since the Russian Revolution

100 Years Since the Russian Revolution

100 Years Since the Russian Revolution

2017 marks 100 years since the Russian Revolution, the first time workers through the elected Soviets (workers councils) took power. The books and pamphlets selected below cover how the Bolshevik party were able to lead the struggle to overthrow capitalism in Russia, as well as how the revolution became isolated and the conditions that allowed for the degeneration of the revolution under the Stalinist bureaucracy.

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In Defence of October, a speech by Leon Trotsky in 1932

£1.00 *

An electrifying eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution, written by an American journalist in St Petersburg, as the Bolsheviks came to power in 1917

£6.99 *

One of the world's great autobiographies, from the leader, along with Lenin, of the Russian revolution of 1917, both from a literary viewpoint but more importantly as a historical document.

£17.99 *

A classic work, presenting a sweeping panorama of the social, economic and political dynamics of an event that, more than any other, transformed the history of the twentieth century.

£22.99 *

Lenin's April Theses was written when he arrived back in Russia in April 1917. The main ideas outlined by Lenin apply just as much to Tunisia and Egypt today as they did to Russia.

£2.00 *

"The permanent revolution ... means a revolution which makes no compromise with any single form of class rule, which does not stop at the democratic stage, which goes over to socialist measures…" Trotsky

£9.00 *

Explains how and why the Stalinist bureaucratic caste was able to take and hold political power in the Soviet Union.

£13.99 *

Originally published in three parts, Trotsky's masterpiece is collected here in a single volume. It is still the most vital and inspiring record of the Russian Revolution ever published.

£20.00 *

Lenin's classic analysis of the role of the state

£7.99 *

In Lessons of October, Leon Trotsky sought to draw out why the Russian revolution had succeeded, while other revolutionary moments had been missed.

£5.00 *

Trotsky in 1917 is a collection of new translations, many translated for the first time, of Leon Trotsky’s writings from 1917, the year of the Russian revolution.

£12.50 *
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