Reimagining the Russian Revolution 1917-2017
What if history had had a happy ending? To change the future, we need to reimagine the past.
Of all the tomes published on the centenary of the Russian Revolution, none will reckon with a key part of the story: what if the revolutionaries' dreams had come true, instead of being dashed? Yet no tale of the Russian Revolution is complete without asking 'what if ...?'
Lenin Lives! lays out a narrative account of how history might have happened differently if Lenin had lived long enough to see the global spread of the Russian Revolution to Western Europe and the USA. In one alternative world, instead of the grim authoritarian and autarkic states of the East, socialist revolution in the world’s most advanced economies ushers in an era of global peace, progress and prosperity, with global federations substituting for nation-states and international organisations. In keeping with the hopes of European revolutionaries of the time, the early achievement of socialism leads to a drastic improvement in human progress, economic growth, democracy and freedom at the global level.
One hundred years on from the Rising that set Ireland free, Ireland's leaders in politics and letters are running scared from their history.
An insider's account of the anarchists who ignited Occupy Wall Street.
A unique witness to the revolutionary upheavals of the last century, endlessly creative, deeply humanist, Serge is a resource of hope for today.
A comprehensive historical study to understand today's world and find a better world tomorrow.
Inspired by The True Story of "From Russia with Love" - a secret buried for 90 years in the forgotten corner of an English churchyard...
An eyewitness of the Gaddafi coup describes 40 years of the Libyan Revolution and assesses its achievements. Much local colour.
A novel about the love-life of Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937).
Alexander and Luba Arbachakov
Traditional Siberian shamanic tales from the largest and most long-standing genre of Shor indigenous folklore.