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The Formation of the Soviet Union: Communism and Nationalism, 1917-1923
The Formation of the Soviet Union: Communism and Nationalism, 1917-1923
By Richard Pipes
Harvard University Press, 1954, 355 pp

An analysis, one of the studies under the auspices of the Russian Research Center at Harvard, of the rôle played by the national question in the Russian Revolution, especially in the Ukraine and Belorussia, the Moslem borderlands and the Caucasus, in the years between 1917 and 1923.