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Lenin, Red Dictator

Georgii Vernadskii

Lenin, Red Dictator

by Georgii Vernadskii

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


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Number of Pages351
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Open LibraryOL7473525M
ISBN 100404067581
ISBN 109780404067588

Description: 'A fresh, powerful portrait of Lenin' Anne Applebaum, author of Red Famine 'Richly readable An enthralling but appalling story' Francis Wheen, author of Karl Marx The cold, one-dimensional figure of Lenin the political fanatic is only a partial truth. With Lenin: The Man, the Dictator and the Master of Terror, the journalist Victor Sebestyen has pulled off this rarest of feats How did he do it? Start with a Russian version of “House of Cards” and behold Vladimir Ilyich Lenin pre-empt Frank Underwood’s cynicism and murderous ambition by years.

5 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Sep Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biograph. When we think of the Soviet Union, we mostly think of it as a fully realized totalitarian state. We think of Stalin, of World War II and of the Cold War. Lenin is a shadowy figure to most of us, usually lumped in with the chaos that preceded and surrounded the Russian Revolution. As a result, biographies of Stalin and histories of the Cold War are a dime a dozen, but there are .

Prohibited from studying at university, sent briefly to Siberia, closely monitored by the czar’s police state, the Okhrana (from which Lenin’s Cheka would subsequently and ironically derive its model), and largely supported in every way by his mother and wife, Lenin moved about in exile honing the revolutionary : Victor Sebestyen.   With Lenin: The Man, the Dictator and the Master of Terror, the journalist Victor Sebestyen has pulled off this rarest of feats How did he do it? How did he do it? Start with a Russian version of “House of Cards” and behold Vladimir Ilyich Lenin pre-empt Frank Underwood’s cynicism and murderous ambition by : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.


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Lenin, Red Dictator (English Red Dictator book Russian Edition) (Russian) by Georgii Vernadskii (Author) ISBN "History will never forgive us if we do not take power now," spoke one Vladimir Iliych Ulyanov in September of If 'Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror', Victor Sebestyen's new book on the Russian dictator, is an indication, we can safely assume history would have been very happy to forgive/5(79).

Lenin: Red Dictator by George Vernadsky The Russian Revolution began in the year By the movement had started to decline rapidly. There came a lull, which with the good fortune of peace might have directed Red Dictator book further march of Russian events along the line of evolution instead of revolution.

Read this book on Questia. Lenin: Red Dictator by George Vernadsky, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Lenin: Red Dictator (). Get this from a library. Lenin, red dictator. [George Vernadsky]. Lenin Lenin the Dictator. Victor Sebestyen's intimate biography is the first major work in English for nearly two decades on one of the most significant figures of the twentieth century.

In Russia to this day Lenin inspires adulation/5(). In Lenin, Victor Sebestyen has written a brilliant portrait of this dictator as a complex and ruthless figure, and he also brings to light important new revelations about the Russian Revolution, a pivotal point in modern history.

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Lenin is a colossal figure whose influence on twentieth-century history cannot be underestimated. Robert Service has written a calmly authoritative biography on this seemingly unknowable figure.

Certainly one of the best biographies of Lenin, written with understanding if not with sympathy. Book Reviews. Capsule Reviews Lenin, the Red Dictator. Lenin, the Red Dictator. By George Vernadsky. pp, Yale University Press, Purchase.

Get the Magazine. Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (22 April – 21 January ), better known by his alias Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist.

He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from to and of the Soviet Union from to Under his administration, Russia and then the wider Soviet Union became a one-party communist state governed by the Alma mater: Saint Petersburg Imperial University.

Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but also a fascinating portrait of Lenin the man.

Yet it’s an extremely long and finally wearying book that might make the average reader long for something more concise and accessible. • Lenin the Dictator by Victor Sebestyen is published by Author: Alex Larman. 'A fresh, powerful portrait of Lenin' Anne Applebaum, author of Red Famine'Richly readable An enthralling but appalling story' Francis Wheen, author of Karl MarxThe cold, one-dimensional figure of Lenin the political fanatic is only a partial truth.

Drawing on extensive material that has only recently become available, Sebestyen's gripping biography casts an. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Lenin: Red Dictator by George Vernadsky. Identifier B Identifier-ark ark://th94 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Pages Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader Year plus-circle Add Review.

comment. Reviews There. 'A fresh, powerful portrait of Lenin' Anne Applebaum, author of Red Famine 'Richly readable An enthralling but appalling story' Francis Wheen, author of Karl Marx The cold, one-dimensional.

As biographer Victor Sebestyen writes in his horrifying biography of Vladimir Lenin, under communism “millions of people were killed, jailed or sent into the great maw of the Author: Joseph Goulden.

Lenin: red dictator. [George Vernadsky; Malcolm W Davis] Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions Before the Second Convention of the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party --Lenin and the Revolution of --From the summoning of the Third Duma to the World War --Lenin during the World War --Lenin and the Revolution of The surprising story of perhaps the darkest episode in American espionage history: the “midnight war” to depose Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin.

It remains the most audacious spy plot in American history—a bold and extremely dangerous operation to invade Russia, defeat the Red Army, and mount a coup in Moscow against Soviet dictator Vladimir Released on: Octo In Lenin, Victor Sebestyen has written a brilliant portrait of this dictator as a complex and ruthless figure, and he also brings to light important new revelations about the Russian Revolution, a pivotal point in modern history.

(With 16 pages of black-and-white photographs) Listen to a sample from Lenin. The book's subtitle indicates penetration into darker quarters and Sebestyen fares unevenly in navigating them.

For one thing, there's an asymmetry in his approach to Lenin /5. One of Lenin’s favorite things to do was go on vacations in the mountains where he hiked and swam in lakes—a pretty bougie thing to do these days. (After all, Che Guevara said he was too busy carrying out the revolution to go to the Cuban beaches, while Lenin exhorted his comrades to take rest.)Author: Victor Sebestyen.

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