Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. The series: - Ensures students gain a good understanding of the AS and A2 level history topics through an engaging, in-depth and up-to-date narrative, presented in an accessible way. - Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams - Gives support with assessment, both through the books providing exam-style questions and tips for AQA, Edexcel and OCR A level history specifications and through FREE model answers with supporting commentary at Access to History online (www.accesstohistory.co.uk) Reaction and Revolution: Russia 1894-1924 The third edition of this best-selling title provides both a narrative and analysis of the background, course and effects of the 1917 revolution.
Beginning with an overview of Imperial Russia and the problems and challenges it faced, it goes on to look at the growth of revolutionary movements which would eventually lead to the October Revolution. It then examines how the Bolsheviks consolidated their power under Lenin.
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Chapter 1 - Late Imperial Russia 1894-1917 The Land, the People and Tardom The Problem of Reform in Imperial Russia Economic Reform 1893-1914 The Opponents of Tsardom Study Guide Chapter 2 - From War to War 1904-14 The Russo-Japanese War 1904-5 The 1905 Revolution The Government's Response to 1905: Stolypin and Land Reform The Government's Response to 1905: The Dumas 1906-14 Growing Tensions in Russia 1911-14 The Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 3 - War and Revolution 1914-17 Russia's Entry into the First World War: Long Term Reasons Russia's Entry into the First World War: Short-Term Reasons Russia at War The Growth of Opposition to Tsardom The Febuary Revolution The Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 4 - 1917: The October Revolution The Dual Authority The Bolsheviks Return The Provisional Government and its Problems The October Revolution Reasons for Bolshevik Success The Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 5 - The Bolshevik Consolidation of Power 1917-24 The Bolsheviks in Power The Dissolution of the Constituent Assembly The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk 1918 The Russian Civil War 1918-20 The Foreign Interventions 1918-20 Lenin's Methods 1917-21 War Communism 1918-21 The Kronstadt Rising 1921 The New Economic Policy (NEP) Study Guide Chapter 6 - Interpreting the Russian Revolution The Key Debate Lenin's Role as a Revolutionary Interpretations of the Russian Revolution Glossary Index