A thorough and intelligently summarized history of the Soviet Union, from the socio-political origins for the Bolshevik Revolution of October 1917 to the near end of Mikhail Gorbachev's ...
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A thorough and intelligently summarized history of the Soviet Union, from the socio-political origins for the Bolshevik Revolution of October 1917 to the near end of Mikhail Gorbachev's government, immediately prior to the downfall of "real communism" and the splitting of the USSR. Conducted by British historian Robert Conquest, narrative benefits from a careful research of archive footage and from recent interviews with mostly common who participated in the events. Written by
Bruno de André
Beautiful Comprehensive Series About Soviet Russia
I have this entire series on VHS tape that I purchased many years ago.I have started watching the series again in the last few nights.I had forgotten what a beautiful and comprehensive series this is about the beginnings of the Soviet Union and what followed thereafter.The old films are just wonderful.I have a passion for old films about history,silent films from movies, and old photographs.This series comes in seven parts.The series starts from the beginnings of the Bolshevik Revolution and takes you through the history of Communist Russia.It has old films,photographs,and the actual telling on camera, of many many people that were actually involved in the revolution, back in 1917,1918, and so on.To hear people from that far back actually talk on camera about what it was like back then is just amazing.I cannot say enough about this series.I highly recommend it for adults,and high school kids who want to learn some history.I give this series a 10-excellent rating.
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