© 2006

Reinterpreting Revolutionary Russia

Essays in Honour of James D. White

  • Ian D. Thatcher

About this book


This is a stimulating and highly original collection of essays from a team of internationally renowned experts. The contributors reinterpret key issues and debates, including political, social, cultural and international aspects of the Russian revolution stretching from the late imperial period into the early Soviet state.


civil war revolution Russia Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Ian D. Thatcher
    • 1
  1. 1.Brunel UniversityUK

About the editors

DAVID BRANDENBERGER Assistant Professor of History, University of Richmond, USA MARY HANNAH BYERS Exhibitions Manager at The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, USA PAUL DUKES Professor Emeritus of the Department of History, University of Aberdeen, UK ANYA HILLYAR Independent Scholar JOHN KEEP Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto, Canada JANE MCDERMID Senior Lecturer in History, University of Southampton, UK CHRISTOPHER READ Professor of History, University of Warwick, UK DAVID SAUNDERS Professor of History, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK JONATHAN D. SMELE Senior Lecturer in History, Queen Mary, University of London, UK GEOFFREY SWAIN Alec Nove Professor, University of Glasgow, UK REX A. WADE Professor of History, George Mason University, USA

Bibliographic information


'The volume as a whole provides a much welcome revisionist approach to our understanding of revolutionary movements and events in Russia, as well as their broader international context, mainly focusing on the period from 1905 through to the Civil War, but also extending into the Stalin period.' - Melanie Ilic, Europe-Asia Studies

'Ian Thatcher has assembled an impressive collection of highly readable essays in honour of James White.' - Harold Shukman, SEER, The Slavonic and East European Review