Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

    Russian Revolution

    By Sean McMeekin

    Hardback £17.46

    At the turn of the century, the Russian economy was growing by about 10% annually and its population had reached 150 million. By 1920 the country was in desperate financial straits and more than 20 million Russians had died. And by 1950, a third of the globe had embraced communism....

    Twentieth-Century Latin American Revolutions

    By Marc Becker

    Paperback Save £0.98 = £21.97

    This clear and concise text extends our understanding of revolutions with a critical narrative analysis of key Latin American examples. Each case study provides an interpretive explanation of the historical context in which each movement emerged, its main goals and achievements, its shortcomings, its outcome, and its legacy.

    Cuba's Revolutionary World

    By Jonathan C. Brown

    Hardback Save £4.78 = £24.17

    As Castro's democratic reform movement veered off course, a revolution that seemed to signal the death knell of dictatorship in Latin America brought about its tragic opposite. Jonathan C. Brown examines in forensic detail how the turmoil that rocked a small Caribbean nation in the 1950s became one of the...

    Royal Renegades

    By Linda Porter

    Paperback £8.45

    A vivid account of the children of Charles I and how they reacted when their calm and loving family life was shattered by the Civil War and the execution of their father.


    By Douglas Smith

    Paperback £11.45

    Acclaimed historian Douglas Smith's riveting - and revisionist - biography of Rasputin

    October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

    By China Mieville

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    Award-winning author China Mieville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside down

    No Need for Geniuses

    By Steve Jones

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    A new, wide-ranging book from the acclaimed author of The Serpent's Promise and Darwin's Island

    Memories - From Moscow to the Black Sea

    By Teffi

    Paperback £8.45

    BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week'Wonderfully idiosyncratic, coolly heartfelt and memorable' William Boyd'One of the great writers of early 20th Century Russia' Simon Sebag Montefiore'A remarkable memoir . . . both potent and endearing' Erica Wagner, New StatesmanThe writer and satirist Teffi was a literary sensation in Russia until...

    Report From #24

    By Gunnar Sonsteby

    Paperback £12.65

    Russian Revolution

    Hardback £26.46

    This book accompanies a major exhibition that re-examines the Russian Revolution in light of recent research, focusing on the experiences of ordinary Russians living through extraordinary times.

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