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The definitive account of the Russian Revolution by Leon Trotsky, its leader and key historian. Published to coincide with the 90th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution ...
Jack David Zipes - Fiction - 1991 - 214 pages
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Lynn Avery Hunt - History - 1989 - 244 pages
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