For anyone with historical interest in Soviet thinking, politics and history, this is a great read.
It's interesting to think of how that experiment might have fared under rational, compassionate leadership.
The author views Bukharin as the most "liberal" of the Bolsheviks and as a possible alternative to Stalin.
As a student of Russian History, I have aqlways been disappointed in the lack of biographies of early bolshevik leaders--outside of Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky . Read morePublished 8 months ago by Brian Wayne Wells
This is a first-rate book. It ought to be read by anyone interested in the history of the Soviet Union. Nevertheless, I have two quibbles. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Howard J. Herskovitz