bullet 1918--Chaos in Russia and Germany's Last Offensive
bullet The Aftermath of the Russian Revolution - from the series "Lectures on 20c Europe"
bullet Bolshevism Without a Mask [in German]
bullet Collectivization in the Soviet Union
bullet The Empire That Was Russia
bullet Events and Issues in Russia: 1914-25 (Spartacus)
bullet The Face of Russia (PBS Series)
bullet The Great Famine--Genocide in the Soviet Ukraine:  1932-1933
bullet Joseph Stalin:  Biographical Chronicle
bullet The July Crisis:  Russia's Viewpoint
bullet Map-->"Europe After the October Revolution:  1917"
bullet Map-->"Losses in World War I"
bullet Map-->"The Peace Settlement in Europe: 1919"
bullet Map-->"Russia after Brest-Litovsk: 1918"
bullet Map-->"Totalitarian Regimes in the 1930s"
bullet Map-->"World War I"
bullet Museum of Communism
bullet Nazi-Soviet Relations:  Documents from 1939 - 1941 (The Avalon Project)
bullet Nicholas II:  Royal Funeral--The Czar's Russian Rites
bullet "October 1917--A Lost Opportunity for Socialism?" - many links to articles - a libertarian communist's view
bullet "Peace!  Land!  Bread!"
bullet "Purges and Hysteria in the Soviet Union"
bullet The Red Flag (PBS)
bullet Revelations from the Russian Archives
bullet Revolution and Revanchism 1917-1929
bullet The Romanov Dynasty:  Genealogical Chart (Russia)
bullet A Russian Revolution (The Millennial Files) - a different perspective
bullet The Russian Revolution
bullet The Russian Revolution - outline crib sheet
bullet "The Russian Revolution of 1917"
bullet The Russian Revolution:  February - October, 1917 (1)  from the series "Lectures on 20c Europe"
bullet The Russian Revolution:  Red October and the Bolshevik Coup (2) - from the series "Lectures on 20c Europe"
bullet The Soviet Union Factbook
bullet The Soviet Union - Map (1918-1939)
bullet Stalin - CNN "Biography" Series
bullet The Stalin Internet Library
bullet Statistics for World War I
bullet "The Western Traditions" video series on line - The Annenburg Foundation


    
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Why Study History Through Primary Sources

bullet 1879:  Dual Alliance
bullet 1887:  Reinsurance Treaty
bullet 1892:  Franco-Russian Alliance
bullet 1893:  The Rise of Russian Industries, as Described at the Chicago World's Fair
bullet 1896:  Anarchism: Its Philosophy and Ideal - Prince Peter Kroptkin
bullet 1902:  What Is To Be Done? - Lenin
bullet 1903:  Korolenko Describes the Kishinev Pogrom of 1903
bullet 1903:  A Proclamation Inciting a Pogrom of the Jews on Easter
bullet 1903:  Programme of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDRP) - 8/1
bullet 1904:  The Entente Cordiale Between Britain and France
bullet 1905:  Arthur Cassini on the 1905 Revolution
bullet 1905:  Father Gapon's Petition to Nicholas II (1/22)
bullet 1905:  Manifesto of October 17
bullet 1905:  The Manifesto Calling the First Duma (August)
bullet 1905:  The October Manifesto
bullet 1905:  On the Seizure of Power and Participation in a Provisional Government (Mensheviks)
bullet 1905:  Peter Kropotkin on the 1905 Revolution
bullet 1905:  Press Accounts of Bloody Sunday, January 22
bullet 1905:  Programme of the Russian Constitutional Democratic (Kadet) Party
bullet 1905:  Programme of the Socialist Revolutionary Party (of Russia)
bullet 1906:  Extracts from the Russian Constitution of April 23
bullet 1906:  Nicholas II on the Dissolution of the First Duma (July)
bullet 1906:  The Russian Fundamental Law of 23 April
bullet 1906:  The Stolypin Agrarian Reform (11/9)
bullet 1907:  The Anglo-Russian Entente
bullet 1907:  Manifesto of June 3, 1907 (Dissolution of the Second Duma)
bullet 1908:  Marxism and Revisionism - V. I. Lenin
bullet 1908:  A Personal Narrative of a Siberian Exile - Leo Deutsch
bullet 1909:  Platform of the Russian Nationalist Party
bullet 1914:  Advice to the Tsar: State Councilor Durnovo's 'prophetic' memorandum
bullet 1914:  Failings of the Russian Army Medical Service
bullet 1914:  The Russian Orange Book
bullet 1914:  The Willy-Nicky Telegrams (July 29 - Aug. 1)
bullet 1914-17:  Wages and Cost of Living Before and during the Russian Revolution - charts
bullet 1915:  Tsar Nicholas' Declaration Against the Bulgarians, October 6
bullet 1916:  The Highest Stage of Capitalism - V. I. Lenin
bullet 1917:  The Abdication of Tsar Nicholas II (3/15)
bullet 1917:  The April Theses - Lenin
bullet 1917:  Asquith's Position on Women's Suffrage (3/28)
bullet 1917:  Balfour Declaration
bullet 1917:  "Call to Power" - Lenin
bullet 1917:  The First Provisional Government of Russia (3/3)
bullet 1917:  The Foundations of the Russian Cheka (12/19)
bullet 1917:  The Petrograd Soviet of Workers Order #1 ("The Decree on Peace) - Nov., 1917
bullet 1918:  Constitution of the Russian Socialist Soviet Federated Republic
bullet 1918:  Fundamental Law of Land Socialization
bullet 1918:  Hanging Order for Kulaks
bullet 1918:  State and Revolution - Vladimir Lenin
bullet 1918:  Rosa Luxemburg's Assessment of the Russian Revolution
bullet 1918:  The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
bullet 1918:  War Communism- Decree on Grain Procurements
bullet 1919:  The Third International and its Place in History - V. I. Lenin
bullet 1920:  "March 8--Women's Emancipation" - Soviet political poster
bullet 1921:  The Kronstadt Rebellion
bullet 1921:  New Economic Policy - Lenin
bullet 1921:  "Our Disagreements" - J. V. Stalin in Pravda (1/19)
bullet 1921:  "Setting to Work:  Keep Your Rifle at Hand" - Soviet political cartoon
bullet 1921:  Treaties of Peace Between the U. S., Germany, Austria, and Hungary
bullet 1922:  Lenin's "Testament"
bullet 1924:  "Trotskyism or Leninism?" - Joseph Stalin
bullet 1926:  Collectivization of Livestock: Letter to Bolshevik
bullet 1928:  "Industrialization of the Country" - Joseph Stalin
bullet 1931:  "Meet the Five-Year Target Figures for the Production of Coal in Three Years" - Soviet political poster
bullet 1931:  "On the Industrialization of Russia" - Joseph Stalin
bullet 1932:  Memorandum on the Grain Problem
bullet 1933:  "The Results of the First Five-Year Plan" - Joseph Stalin
bullet 1935:  Stalin's Purges - the official explanation
bullet 1936:  Anti-Comintern Pact
bullet 1938:  Dialectical and Historical Materialism - J. V. Stalin
bullet 1938:  Last Plea - N. I. Bukharin
bullet 1939:  Time Magazine's "Man of the Year" - Joseph Stalin
bullet 1939:  Treaty of Non-Aggression between Germany and the U. S. S. R.
bullet 1939:  Treaty of Non-Aggression between Germany and the U. S. S. R. - Secret Protocol
bullet 1930s?:  Hymn to Stalin