The Road to Red October tells the story of how ordinary people made a revolution that changed the course of history.
It provides a step by step explanation for why the revolution happened, which classes were struggling for influence over the revolution, how the working class brought down Tsarism, the role of the councils of workers', peasants' and soldiers' deputy (soviets) in organising the revolution and taking power in October, and the indispensable role of the Bolshevik party in leading hte revolutionary process to an historic victory in the 7 November insurrection.
This edition of The Road to Red October is published with the conviction that the world it describes has not disappeared, that the challenges our forebears faced 100 years ago are restated today, on a wider scale, and with even higher stakes.
Since the financial crisis, many have been struck by the observation that 'it is easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism'. We hope this book will remind people that the end of capitalism is not only imaginable, but achievable.
Length: 225 Pages
Dimensions: 175mm x 18mm x 110mm