Lenin is a colossal figure whose influence on 20th century history cannot be underestimated This biography makes use of archive material to piece together his private as well as public life in an effort to give a complete picture of Lenin in all his different roles Through the prism of Lenin s career, the author examines events such as the October Revolution and the ideas of Marxism Leninism, the one party state, economic modernization, dictatorship and the politics of inter war Europe He casts light on the nature of the state and society left behind by Lenin, a state and society which has not entirely disappeared after the collapse of the Soviet regime in 1991. New Read Books Lenin: A Biography Author Robert Service – heartforum.co.uk
Robert Service is a British academic and historian of modern Russia and the Soviet Union He is a professor of Russian history at the University of Oxford and a Fellow at St Antony s College, Oxford.He is the author of the highly acclaimed Lenin A Biography, A History of Twentieth Century Russia, Russia Experiment with a People and Stalin A Biography, as well as many other books on Russia s past and present He wrote a marvelous book on communism titled Comrades Communism A World History International Bestseller He is married with four children.
- 561 pages
- Lenin: A Biography
- Robert Service
- 08 July 2018 Robert Service