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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?"