26 September 1991
Show More The Russian City between Tradition and Modernity, 1850-1900 by Daniel Brower.
California, 253 pp., £18.95, July 1990, 0 520 06764 9Show More
St Petersburg between the Revolutions. Workers and Revolutionaries: June 1907-February 1917 by Robert McKean.
Yale, 606 pp., £27.50, June 1990, 0 300 04791 6Show More
“... and dumping them into a cesspool is a good illustration of the way they adapted traditional forms of violence. Collective violence became an integral element of the organised labour movement. RobertMcKean’s study focuses on the years between 1907 and 1917, a crucial period in the rise of labour militancy, when workers concentrated their protest efforts on strikes, and the socialist parties competed ...”