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Global Studies : Russian Revolution

Global Studies is a team-taught, interdisciplinary course focused on the literature, histories, governments, geography, and cultures of the world including Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America.

Class Reading

Crash Course

Web Resources

  • Russian Revolution Sourcebook 
    Documents related to events and people in Tsarist Russia, the revolutions of 1905 and 1917, the Russian Civil War, and Stalin's takeover.
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook39.html
  • Lectures on Twentieth Century Europe: The Russian Revolution 
    Narrative history of the Russian Revolution in 1917.
    www.historyguide.org/europe/lecture5.html
  • Path to Revolution 
    Background and overview of events from 1905 to 1920. From the Russian National Tourist Office.
    www.interknowledge.com/russia/rushis06.htm
  • Encyclopedia of Baltic History: The Russian Revolution 
    Overview of the Russian Revolution, including its historical background, the February and October revolutions, the rise of the Bolsheviks, and an annotated bibliography of books and websites.
    depts.washington.edu/baltic/papers/russianrevolution.htm
  • FAQ - The Russian Revolution 
    www.barnsdle.demon.co.uk/russ/rfaq.html
  • SparkNotes: The Russian Revolution (1917-1921) 
    Provides background to the Bolshevik takeover, timeline, study questions, and more. Registration required.
    www.sparknotes.com/history/european/russianrev
  • The Russian Revolution, February - October 1917
    From The History guide: lectures on twentieth century Europe. This lecture transcript, and the one following it, serve as a narrative history of the Russian Revolution. No in depth analysis is offered.
  • The April Theses
    A transcript of Lenin's Tasks of the Proletariat in the Present Revolution, published in April 1917. Includes a linked glossary

Library Resources