Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1977.Used.
Hardcover, dust jacket
560 pp., illustrated
In October 1917, under the leadership of the Communist Party the workers, soldiers and working peasants of Russia accomplished the world's greatest revolution. This book is a gripping account of the establishment of Soviet power and the first revolutionary reforms in Russia. It traces the manifold work of the revolution's leader V.I. Lenin, the Communist Party's Central Committee and the local Party organisations in mobilising the forces of the revolution. The reader is given an insight into the work of the Council of People's Commissars and other organs of Soviet power, and shown the revolutionary activity of the people in.1917-1918.