RUSSIA IN 1917:

WHO HELPED THE BOLSHEVIKS’ VICTORY?

  • Evgeny Yu. Oborsky The North-Caucasus Federal University, Stavropol
Palavras-chave: Russian revolution in 1917, soldiery, townsfolk, the Bolsheviks, V.I. Lenin.

Resumo

The relevance of the research is determined not only by the centenary of the Russian revolution and global political instability, but also by the attempts of overcoming the academic science’s dependence from the government propaganda. Purpose of the research is to analyze the driving forces of the revolution of 1917 and causes of the Bolsheviks’ victory. Research methods: The author uses the dialectics, positivism, principle of historicism, and deconstructivism in the paper. The selection of methods was due to avoiding party and political impact. Marxism was in use in the field of the terms like the masses, classes. Research results The study analyzed actions of social groups and individuals like townsfolk, soldiers and sailors, representatives of all-Russian and regional governing bodies. The paper provides a brief characteristics of the problem’s historiography. Th author proposes new explanation to the causes of the rise of the Bolsheviks popularity in late 1917. Practical relevance lies in the fact that this study explains meaningful and unconscious actions of the government towards possible prevention of revolutionary bursts in future.

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2020-05-30
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YU. OBORSKY, E. RUSSIA IN 1917:. Gênero & Direito, v. 9, n. 04, 30 maio 2020.
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