The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour : History in an Hour

  • by Rupert Colley
  • Narrated by Jonathan Keeble
  • Series: History in an Hour
  • 1 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

History for busy people. Listen to a concise history of the Siege of Leningrad in just one hour.
In 1917 the world changed forever. One of the most influential and contentious events in recent history, the Russian Revolution unleashed the greatest political experiment ever conducted, one which continues to influence both Eastern and Western politics today. The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour neatly covers all the major facts and events giving you a clear and straightforward overview: from the circumstances behind the rise of Lenin and the Bolsheviks, to the consequences of their struggle for a new socialist utopia. The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour is engagingly written and accessible for all history lovers. Love your history? Find out about the world with History in an Hour….

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Great Value for £1.75!

Would recommend it to all; the best value, a lot of history for the price of a bus ticket!
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- Felixcat

Great audio book

Accurate, succinct and to the point. Learnt everything I had hoped for and a great listen too!
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- Christopher

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-08-2012
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited