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Ten Days That Shook the World (1919) is a book by the American journalist and socialist John Reed about the October Revolution in Russia in 1917, which Reed experienced firsthand
Ten Days That Shook the World (1919) is a book by the American journalist and socialist John Reed about the October Revolution in Russia in 1917, which Reed experienced firsthand. Reed followed many of the prominent Bolshevik leaders closely during his time in Russia. John Reed died in 1920, shortly after the book was finished, and he is one of the few Americans buried at the Kremlin Wall Necropolis in Moscow, a site normally reserved only for the most prominent Soviet leaders.
Transcriber’s Remarks. THIS book is a slice of intensified history-history as I saw it. Ten Days that Shook the World was the title John Reed gave his remarkable book. It presents a wonderfully vivid and forceful description of the first days of the October Revolution.
This etext was produced by Normal Wolcott. Ten Days that Shook the World. Harvard University accepted a commissioned portrait of Reed in 1935 from a group of his classmates and hung it in Adams House, site of the boarding house where Reed lived at Harvard.
October: Ten Days That Shook the World is a 1928 Soviet silent historical film by Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Aleksandrov. It is a celebratory dramatization of the 1917 October Revolution commissioned for the tenth anniversary of the event.
John Reed, who witnessed ‘the chaos of revolution’. After the first world war, the Bolshevik revolution of 1917 was the next great event of the 20th century to capture the literary imagination. After this first, thrilling encounter with revolution (Reed also met both Lenin and Trotsky), Reed and Bryant returned to the US, and became trapped in a succession of bruising lawsuits inspired by the American authorities’ fear of Bolshevism. Reed’s life at this time was every bit as dramatic as the world from which he had just returned. All his papers from his Russian trip were confiscated, and would not be returned for seven months.
At mid-twentieth century, November 7, 1917, was a much more recent event. Moreover, in the wake of the Revolution the Soviet Union had become a major world power, and a system of socialist states had emerged.
John Reed’s book will undoubtedly help to clear this question, which is the fundamental .
John Reed’s book will undoubtedly help to clear this question, which is the fundamental problem of the international labor movement. See 1 question about Ten Days that Shook the Worl. ists with This Book. Jul 22, 2008 Ty rated it liked it. I just finished this one, after meaning to check it out since college. John Reed, a Portland born American journalist covered most of the chaotic events of the October Revolution, including the attack on the Winter Palace, where the y Whites where defeated by the Bolsheviks.
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Instead, a power struggle ensued after Lenin's demise and the Soviet Union was plunged into a dark hole from which many of the key characters of this book did not emerge.
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