The formation of the Soviet Union : Communism and nationalism, 1917-1923

Series
Other titles
  • "With a new preface"
Edition
  • Rev. ed.
Published
  • Cambridge : Harvard University Press 1964
Physical description
xii, 365 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 0674309502
  • 9780674309500
  • 0674309510
  • 9780674309517
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-328) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Scholarly Publishing Office, 2002. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Contents
  • I. The national problem in Russia -- The Russian Empire on the eve of the 1917 revolution -- National movements in Russia: The Ukranians and Belorussians ; The Turkic peoples ; The peoples of the Caucasus -- Socialism and the national problem in Western and Central Europe -- Russian political parties and the national problem -- Lenin and the national question before 1913 -- Lenin's theory of self-determination -- II. 1917 and the disintegration of the Russian Empire -- The general causes -- The Ukraine and Belorussia: The rise of the Ukrainian Central Rada (February-June 1917) ; From July to the October revolution in the Ukraine ; Belorussia in 1917 -- The Moslem borderlands: The all-Russian Moslem movement ; The Crimea in 1917 ; Bashkiriia and the Kazakh-Kirghiz steppe ; Turkestan and the autonomous government of Kokand -- The Caucasus: The Terek region and Daghestan ; Transcaucasia -- The Bolsheviks in power -- III. Soviet conquest of the Ukraine and Belorussia -- The fall of the Ukrainian Central Rada -- The Communist Party of the Ukraine: Its formation and early activity (1918) -- The struggle of the Communists for power in the Ukraine in 1919 -- Belorussia from 1918 to 1920 -- IV. Soviet conquest of the Moslem borderlands -- The Moslem Communist movement in Soviet Russia (1918) -- The Bashkir and Tatar Republics -- The Kirghiz Republic -- Turkestan -- The Crimea -- V. Soviet conquest of the Caucasus -- The Transcaucasian Federation -- Soviet rule in the North Caucasus and Eastern Transcaucasia (1918): The Terek region ; Baku -- The Independent Republics (1918-19): Azerbaijan ; Armenia ; Georgia -- The prelude to the conquest -- The conquest: The fall of Azerbaijan ; The fall of Armenia ; The fall of Georgia -- VI. The establishment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics -- The consolidation of the party and state apparatus: The RSFSR ; Relations between the RSFSR and the other Soviet Republics ; The People's Republics -- The opposition to centralization: Nationalist opposition - Enver Pasha and the Basmachis ; Nationalist-Communist opposition ; Sultan-Galiev ; Communist opposition - the Ukraine ; Communist opposition - Georgia -- Formulation of constitutional principles of the union -- Lenin's change of mind -- The last discussion of the nationality question -- Conclusion -- Chronology of principal events -- Ethnic distribution of population, 1897 and 1926 -- The system of transliteration.
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  • History.
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Language
  • English
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