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A book by the American journalist John Reed about the October Revolution in Russia in , which he experienced firsthand. Reed followed many of the prominent Bolshevik leaders closely during his time in Russia. He died in , shortly after the book was finished, and he is one of the few Americans buried at the Kremlin Wall Necropolis in Moscow, a site normally reserved only for the most prominent Soviet leaders. The History of the Rise, Progress Thomas Clarkson. My Life Leon Trotsky. Our Revolution Leon Trotsky.
Due to the various political parties that John Reed speaks of in his impassioned account of the Russian Revolution, it becomes somewhat difficult to follow the flow of events and their importance. An understanding of the struggle at hand in this tumultuous period really only requires the knowledg John Reed's classic eye-witness account of the Russian Revolution in October Dramatised by Robin Brooks.
Episode 1: American journalists John Reed and Louise Bryant arri Sometimes you know a book is great even if you yourself have a hard time reading it. That was the case for me in the very well written and detailed personal account of the October Revolution in Russia, as experienced by Americ It's not everyday you get to witness a major turning point in history first hand as John Reed did in November For that reason, combined with the facts that 1 he was American, 2 he had a pencil and paper available, and 3 he knew how to write, this work is something close to a must read This is simultaneously a difficult read and a pageturner - a firsthand account of the Bolshevik Revolution from an American observer, dense with details but also providing a historically priceless perspective of one of the most important events of the 20th century.
Reed offer details of the facti This is about as close to nirvana as I have found!
How does All You Can Books work? Book Excerpt: Passes were given out, and the pass system was changed every few hours; for spies continually sneaked through…. Read More. He had been informed by business men and intellectuals that the Revolution was slowing down.
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The Professor wrote an article about it, and then travelled around the country, visiting factory towns and peasant communities — where, to his astonishment, the Revolution seemed to be speeding up. The Professor was puzzled, but he need not have been; both observations were correct. The property-owning classes were becoming more conservative, the masses of the people more radical.
There was a feeling among business men and the intelligentzia generally that the Revolution had gone quite far enough, and lasted too long; that things should settle down.
I, Sect. The first act has lasted long enough. Now it is time to go on to the second, and to play it as rapidly as possible.
He who makes it last too long will not gather the fruits. On the front the Army Committees were always running foul of officers who could not get used to treating their men like human beings; in the rear the Land Committees elected by the peasants were being jailed for trying to carry out Government regulations concerning the land; and the workmen See App.
Wait for the Constituent Assembly, which is to meet in December. But the masses were not satisfied with that.
Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed
The Constituent Assembly was all well and good; but there were certain definite things for which the Russian Revolution had been made, and for which the revolutionary martyrs rotted in their stark Brotherhood Grave on Mars Field, that must be achieved Constituent Assembly or no Constituent Assembly: The Constituent Assembly had been postponed and postponed — would probably be postponed again, until the people were calm enough — perhaps to modify their demands!
At any rate, here were eight months of the Revolution gone, and little enough to show for it. Meanwhile the soldiers began to solve the peace question by simply deserting, the peasants burned manor-houses and took over the great estates, the workers sabotaged and struck.
Of course, as was natural, the manufacturers, land-owners and army officers exerted all their influence against any democratic compromise.
The policy of the Provisional Government alternated between ineffective reforms and stern repressive measures.