Access to History. From Autocracy to Communism: Russia by Michael Lynch PDF

By Michael Lynch

The Access to History sequence is the preferred and depended on sequence for AS- and A-level heritage scholars. the recent variations mix all of the strengths of this well-loved sequence with a brand new layout and contours that permit all scholars entry to the content material and examine talents had to in achieving examination luck. This name attracts on content material from the bestselling titles Reaction and Revolution: Russia, 1894-1924 and Bolshevik and Stalinist Russia, 1918-56. it's been thoroughly revised and up to date to check the 2008 OCR AS specification and is now inquisitive about the interval from 1894 to 1941. It starts with the location in Russia below Tsar Nicholas II after which is going directly to study the reasons and results of the 1905 and 1917 revolutions, the Bolshevik fight to realize strength, and the eventual upward thrust of Stalin. The political, fiscal, and social advancements via this era and the results of those are explored and analyzed all through. during the ebook key dates, phrases, and concerns are highlighted, and historic interpretations of key debates are defined. precis diagrams are integrated to consolidate wisdom and figuring out of the interval, and exam-style questions and information written by means of an examiner for the OCR specification give you the chance to advance examination talents.

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By Michael Lynch

The Access to History sequence is the preferred and depended on sequence for AS- and A-level heritage scholars. the recent variations mix all of the strengths of this well-loved sequence with a brand new layout and contours that permit all scholars entry to the content material and examine talents had to in achieving examination luck. This name attracts on content material from the bestselling titles Reaction and Revolution: Russia, 1894-1924 and Bolshevik and Stalinist Russia, 1918-56. it's been thoroughly revised and up to date to check the 2008 OCR AS specification and is now inquisitive about the interval from 1894 to 1941. It starts with the location in Russia below Tsar Nicholas II after which is going directly to study the reasons and results of the 1905 and 1917 revolutions, the Bolshevik fight to realize strength, and the eventual upward thrust of Stalin. The political, fiscal, and social advancements via this era and the results of those are explored and analyzed all through. during the ebook key dates, phrases, and concerns are highlighted, and historic interpretations of key debates are defined. precis diagrams are integrated to consolidate wisdom and figuring out of the interval, and exam-style questions and information written by means of an examiner for the OCR specification give you the chance to advance examination talents.

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The peasants were the next to be pacified by an announcement in November that the mortgage repayments that had so troubled them were to be progressively reduced and then abolished altogether. The response was an immediate drop in the number of land seizures by the peasants and a decline in the general lawlessness in the countryside. Having won over the liberals and peasants, the government was now seriously opposed by only one major group – the industrial workers. Here the policy was one not of concession but of suppression.

The peasants were the next to be pacified by an announcement in November that the mortgage repayments that had so troubled them were to be progressively reduced and then abolished altogether. The response was an immediate drop in the number of land seizures by the peasants and a decline in the general lawlessness in the countryside. Having won over the liberals and peasants, the government was now seriously opposed by only one major group – the industrial workers. Here the policy was one not of concession but of suppression.

Mensheviks From menshinstvo, Russian for minority. Pravda Russian for ‘truth’. In a series of votes, the SD congress showed itself to be evenly divided between Lenin and Martov. However, after a particular set of divisions had gone in his favour, Lenin claimed that he and his supporters were the majority. This led to their being called Bolsheviks while Martov’s group became known as Mensheviks. Initially, the main point dividing Bolsheviks and Mensheviks was simply one of procedure. However, following the split in 1903 the differences between them hardened into a set of opposed attitudes.

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