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1917: Studying the Russian Revolution

A research guide to the Russian Revolution of 1917


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In Ten Days that Shook the World, John Reed wrote that "no matter what one thinks of Bolshevism, it is undeniable that the Russian Revolution is one of the great events of human history." In the spirit of that classic account of the revolution, this guide compiles a number of valuable resources for any student of the Russian Revolution of 1917, with a special focus on primary source materials that are available online. Below, you will find a list of helpful databases and journals to expand your research.

Journals and Databases

Works Cited on this page:

Reed, J. (1919). Ten Days that Shook the World. Auckland: Floating Press.