How It All Began: The Prison Novel (Paperback)

How It All Began: The Prison Novel By Nikolai Bukharin, Stephen Cohen (Introduction by), George Shriver (Translator) Cover Image

How It All Began: The Prison Novel (Paperback)

By Nikolai Bukharin, Stephen Cohen (Introduction by), George Shriver (Translator)

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The autobiographical novel and final work of one of the Communist Party's youngest, most popular, and most intellectual members is both an astonishing personal testament and a panoramic view of Russia on the eve of a revolution that transformed the twentieth century.

Nikolai Bukharin (1888-1938) was a Bolshevik intellectual and revolutionary, as well as the author of more than a hundred articles and books. He was executed as a "counterrevolutionary" on March 15, 1938 and exonerated fifty years later by Mikhail Gorbachev.George Shriver has translated and edited Roy Medvedev's On Soviet Dissentand The October Revolution, as well as Let History Judge (all published by Columbia).Stephen F. Cohen is professor of politics and Russian studies at Princeton University. His books include Bukharin and the Bolshevik Revolution: A Political Biography, 1888-1938 and Rethinking the Soviet Experience: Politics and History Since 1917. George Shriver has translated and edited Roy Medvedev's On Soviet Dissentand The October Revolution, as well as Let History Judge (all published by Columbia).
Product Details ISBN: 9780231107310
ISBN-10: 0231107315
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: February 24th, 1999
Pages: 416
Language: English