By William Leatherbarrow,Derek Offord
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This new number of records is helping scholars comprehend the complicated texture of Russian public rhetoric and well known debate in the course of international battle I and the 1917 Revolution. • greater than three hundred unique files from the nationwide and native press and from unpublished provincial archival fabrics, all conscientiously edited and annotated and both translated into English for the 1st time or awarded in new translations• A chronology of significant occasions in Russia for the interval from summer time 1914 to mid-January 1918• Cartoons that seemed within the nationwide and native press in 1917• A map of Russia in 1917 displaying the destinations of significant towns and geographical gains
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A History of Russian Thought by William Leatherbarrow,Derek Offord