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Author Name:    MANDEL, David. Studies in Soviet History and Society.

Title:   Petrograd Workers and the Fall of the Old Regime : From the February Revolution to the July Days, 1917. First Edition

Publisher:    Macmillan Press Limited, London and Basingstoke, 1983, ISBN:0333309367 

Seller ID:   113467

MANDEL, David. The Petrograd Workers and the Fall of the Old Regime : From the February Revolution to the July Days, 1917. (London and Basingstoke) : Macmillan Press Limited, in association with the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham , (1983). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,1-210,I.1-I.10. Map. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine.

From the series Studies in Soviet History and Society.

Mark-David Mandel, professeur de science politique à l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

Contents :
1. Introduction.
2. Types of Political Culture in the Industrial Working Class of Petrograd :
- The Skilled Workers;
- The Unskilled Workers;
- The 'Worker Aristocracy';
- The Generational Factor.

3. The Social C omposition of the Inustrial Working Class of Petrograd and Its Districts :
- The Geographical Factor – Social Composition of the Districts of Petrograd.

4. The Honeymoon Period - From the February to the April Days :
- Background to February – The Labour Movement during the War;
- The February Revolution – The Birth of Dual Power;
- The Workers' Attitudes on State Power and Their Relationship to Census Society;
- Dual Power in the light of pre-February Attitudes;
- Why Dual Power in February?

5. The February Revolution in the Factories :
- The Eight-hour Day;
- Wages;
- The Press Campaign against 'Worker Egotism';
- Worker – Management Relations – The Democratisation of Factory Life.

6. From the April to the July Days :
- The April Days;
- The First Coalition;
- The Break with Census Society;
- Underlying Causes of the Shift to Soviet Power.

7. The Struggle for Power in the Factories in April-June.

8. The July Days :
- The Workers and the Soviet Majority;
- The Demonstrations of 3-4 July;
- The Aftermath.
Conclusion : Four Months of Revolution - Results and Prospects.
Notes and References.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.


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MANDEL, David. The Petrograd Workers and the Soviet Seizure of Power : From the July Days 1917 to July 1918. (London and Basingstoke) : Macmillan Press Limited, in association with the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham, (1984). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),211-447,(1),I.1-I.12,(2), 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine.

From the series Studies in Soviet History and Society.


Contents :
1. Rethinking the Revolution : Revolutionary Democracy or Proletarian Dictatorship?
Census Society on the Offensive;
The Workers' Response.

2. From the Kornilov Rising to the Eve of October :
The Kornilov Rising;
The Democratic Conference;
Setting Course for Soviet Power.

3. Class Struggle in the Factories :
The Factory Committees under Attack;
The Struggle for Production -Workers' Control Checked.

4. On the Eve.

5. The October Revolution and the Demise of Revolutioary Democracy :
Attitudes towards the Insurrection;
The Debate over a 'Homogeneous Socialist Government'.

6. The Constituent Assembly and the Emergence of a Worker Opposition :
The Elections;
Dissolution of the Constituent Assembly;
The Chernorabochie and the Anarchist Upsurge;
The Lines Harden.

7. The October Revolution in the Factories.

8. Soviet Power for Better of Worse :
Dispersal and Transformation of the Petrograd Working Class;
The 'Obscene Peace';
The Opposition – Growth and Failure.

Conclusion.
Notes and References.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.

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