In This Review
The Agrarian Foes of Bolshevism

The Agrarian Foes of Bolshevism

By Oliver H. Radkey

Columbia University Press, 1958, 521 pp.

A thorough, scholarly and much needed history of the Russian Socialist Revolutionaries from the beginnings of the Revolution to October 1917. An exceptionally interesting and creative effort to answer the question: "Why this collapse of a movement which defended the peasant interest in one of the great peasant lands of the world?"