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The Seizure of Political Power in a Century of Revolutions
The Seizure of Political Power in a Century of Revolutions
By Feliks Gross
Philosophical Library, 1958, 398 pp

An analysis by a professor of sociology of the transfer of political power by violent means, with particular reference to the development of Russian and Communist revolutionary strategy and tactics since 1825. A final section deals with the opposition to such seizures, whether through an underground movement or political emigration.