Guest: Andy Willimott on Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1931 published Oxford University Press.
Guest: Eric Lee on The Experiment: Georgia’s Forgotten Revolution, 1918-1921 published by Zed Books.
Guest: Richard Robbins on Overtaken by the Night: One Russian’s Journey through Peace, War, Revolution, and Terror published by the University of Pittsburgh Press.
Mikhail Zygar’s The Empire Must Die provides a narrative timeline for the Russian Revolution as an allegory for Russia’s present.
Mark Steinberg on the symbolism of angels, wings, and flight in the Russian Revolution.
Guest: Yuri Slezkine on The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution.
Guest: Brendan McGeever on the Bolsheviks and antisemitism.
Guest: Aaron Retish on peasants in the Russian Revolution.
Guest: Alexander Rabinowitch on the Bolsheviks coming to power.
Guest: Mark Steinberg on the experience of the Russian Revolution.