Provides historical background and primary source material on the Cuban Revolution and explores why the Revolution was successful as well as controversies related to the Revolution. Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the revolutionary actions taken in the 1950s by Fidel Castro, and US relations with Cuba over the years.
This title explores the events of the Bolshevik Revolution, issues surrounding Bolshevik support or oppression of the working class, and the impact of Bolshevism on Russia and the world. Offers multiple perspectives on momentous events. This volume covers the Bolshevik Revolution, one of the most influential political events of the twentieth century. It shaped not only the history of Russia but that of the entire world.
by Gwyneth Hughes; Simon Welfare; Robert Conquest (Introduction by)
Call Number: 947 HUG
Publication Date: 1990
Over 200 photos with captions and text tell the story of communism and the birth of the Soviet Union.
Histories of Everyday Life in Totalitarian Regimes
by St James Press (Editor)
Publication Date: 2015
Explores daily life in such totalitarian dictatorships as Nazi Germany, Stalin's Soviet Union, China under Mao, and North Korea. An additional 100 interspersed entries further elucidate by exploring works of fiction dedicated to the topic.