Russian Revolution

The story of the Russian Revolution, beginning with the failed attempt to persuade the serfs to rise in the 'Going to the People' of 1874, told in the 'Fathers and Sons' chapter, is continued in detail in the 'Revolution' chapter of RUSSKA.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
This month four hundred years ago, the famed Mayflower began its journey across the Atlantic. After abandoning its sister ship, the Speedwell, which was not seaworthy, the Mayflower finally set sail in September. The people on the Mayflower all belonged to an obscure sect called the Brownists. The founder, Brown himself, had already abandoned the sect and returned to the king’s Church of England. The Pilgrim fathers were woefully badly prepared for their journey, lacking proper farm implements and livestock. The miracle is that they survived at all!




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