Lenin and the Russian Revolution
A study of Lenin and the Russian Revolution. It is designed to fulfil the AS and A Level specifications in place from September 2000. The AS section deals with narrative and explanation of the topic. There are extra notes, biography boxes and definitions in the margin, and summary boxes to help students assimilate the information. The A2 section reflects the different demands of the higher level examination by concentrating on analysis and historians' interpretations of the material covered in the AS section. There are practice questions and hints and tips on what makes a good answer.
What impact did the First World War and
What problems did the Provincial Government face?
War Communism and the
Soviet society and culture under Lenin
The struggle for power after Lenins death 19249
Soviet foreign policy 191728
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
How and why were the Bolsheviks able to seize
What direction did Bolshevik ideology and tactics
To what extent did practical difficulties stop
What was the nature of the Bolshevik state?
How important was the role of Lenin?
How and why did Stalin manage to secure
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