In This Review

The Great Retreat
The Great Retreat
By Nicholas S. Timasheff
Dutton, 1946, 470 pp.

The author is a Russian who emigrated in 1921 and is now a professor at Fordham University. He has read and digested an immense amount of material, much of it from Soviet sources. One is grateful for his having assembled these data, even if one is unwilling to accept all the implications he has drawn from them. His principal conclusion is that Russia is now returning to a period of nationalism and class distinctions.