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Revolution and the People in Russia and China

A Comparative History (The Wiles Lectures)

by S. A. Smith

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • Russia,
  • History / Modern / 20th Century,
  • Modern - 20th Century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10438504M
    ISBN 100521886376
    ISBN 109780521886376

    A2A; Birth of Communism In Russia, the first cry of Communism was heard in under the leadership of Vladimir Lenin. The revolution was focused on workers revolution. It was under the leadership of Grigorii Voytinskii, a Russian agent the ideol.


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Smith is a historian of modern Russia and China, who was a graduate student at both Moscow State University and at Peking University. He is the author of many books and articles on the Russian and Chinese revolutions, including Red Petrograd: Revolution in the Factories, (CUP, ) and Revolution and the People in Russia and China: A Comparative History Cited by: 3.

“The degeneration of the revolution in Russia does not pass from the revolution for communism to the revolution for a developed kind of capitalism, but to a pure capitalist revo­lution. It runs in parallel with world-wide capitalist domination which, by successive steps, eliminates old feudal and Asiatic forms in various zones.

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Lenin speaking to the workers of the Putilov. Smith, Revolution and the People in Russia and China: A Comparative History. viii + York: Cambridge University Press, ISBN $ In the twentieth century alone, there were important revolutions in Russia, China, Egypt, and parts of communist Eastern Europe, as well as countless others in smaller countries.

Revolutions, and countering revolutions, were a driving force of foreign policy in the twentieth century. The Russian Revolution of was said to be a major factor contributing to the cause of the Revolutions of The events of Bloody Sunday triggered nationwide protests and soldier mutinies.

A council of workers called the St. Petersburg Soviet was created in this chaos. While the Revolution was ultimately crushed, and the leaders of the St. Petersburg Soviet were Location: former Russian Empire. Outside Russia, the dominant view of the October revolution is also negative.

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Smith is a historian of modern Russia and China, who was a graduate student at both Moscow State University and at Peking University.

He is the author of many books and articles on the Russian and Chinese revolutions, including Red Petrograd: Revolution in the Factories, (CUP, ) and Revolution and the People in Russia and China: A Comparative History.

Let’s hear from the man himself. Please tell us more about Six Weeks in Russia in There are only a couple of well-known eyewitness accounts of the revolution.

The best known is probably John Reed’s Ten Days That Shook The World, but I’ve gone with Ransome’s book because Ransome is my man, and because whereas Reed’s book is a highly imaginative. Russian Revolution, two revolutions inthe first of which, in February (March, New Style), overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October (November), placed the Bolsheviks in power, leading to the creation of the Soviet Union.

Learn more about the Russian Revolution in this article. What Smith’s book might lack in colour and verve it makes up for in pithy brevity: at just under pages (with big font) Russia in Revolution is a refreshingly incisive history that gives the Author: Brad Davies.

As for China, the main groups that are in rule are people’s Republic of China and People’s Liberation Army. This concludes both revolutions with new leading associations.

Even though the Russian Revolution and the Chinese Communist Revolution started out in two different ways, they both came to a similar outcome. A unique comparative account of the roots of Communist revolution in Russia and China.

Steve Smith examines the changing social identities of peasants who settled in St Petersburg from the s to and in Shanghai from the s to the s.

Russia and China, though very different societies, were both dynastic empires with backward agrarian economies that. The Russian Revolution had a decisive impact on the history of the twentieth century.

Now, following the collapse of the Soviet regime and the opening of its archives, it is possible to step back and see the full picture. In this classic work, the author incorporates data from archives thatwere previously inaccessible not only to Western but also to Soviet historians, as well as 2/5(3).

Description - Revolution and the People in Russia and China by S. Smith A unique comparative account of the roots of Communist revolution in Russia and China. Steve Smith examines the changing social identities of peasants who settled in St Petersburg from the s to and in Shanghai from the s to the s.

The policy of the “People’s Front” bore especially malignant fruit because it was applied in the epoch of the imperialist decay of the bourgeoisie. Stalin succeeded in conducting to the end, in the Chinese revolution, the policy which the Mensheviks tried to realize in the revolution of The same thing was repeated in Spain.

In Tsarist Russia, people loved guns. Officers, merchants, students, respectable dames, and young ladies all had a favorite handgun, sometimes more than : Nikolay Shevchenko. Prior to the 17th century China and Russia were on opposite ends of Siberia, which was populated by independent about Russian settlers had traversed most of Siberia and founded settlements in the Amur River basin.

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Chinese Revolution, (–12), nationalist democratic revolt that overthrew the Qing (or Manchu) dynasty in and created a republic. Ever since their conquest of China in the 17th century, most of the Manchu had lived in comparative idleness, supposedly a standing army of.

This is the Chinese region that was a military and political battleground between Japan, China, and Russia; Russia claimed it in the lates, Japan later took control of it and kept it under their control until the end of the Second World War. Russia had long been run by despotic czars, and in the early s, peasants began to revolt.

Russia’s economy, military, and government collapsed under the pressures of World War I (). This forced Russia’s final czar, Nicholas II, to give up his throne in March That created an opening for the charismatic Bolshevik leader.

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The history of Russia begins with the histories of the East Slavs. The traditional start-date of specifically Russian history is the establishment of the Rus' state in the north in ruled by Vikings. Staraya Ladoga and Novgorod became the first major cities of the new union of immigrants from Scandinavia with the Slavs and Finno-Ugrians.

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The Russian Revolution took place in when the peasants and working class people of Russia revolted against the government of Tsar Nicholas II. They were led by Vladimir Lenin and a group of revolutionaries called the Bolsheviks.

The new communist government created the country of the Soviet Union. Steve Smith is a historian of modern Russia and China, who was a graduate student at both Moscow State University and at Peking University. He is the author of many books and articles on the Russian and Chinese revolutions, including Red Petrograd: Revolution in the Factories, (CUP, ) and Revolution and the People in Russia and China: A /5().

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