Here’s volume two, from 1947. I have read in a number of histories of the Soviet Union that this volume was never published. Clearly not true. The implication was that Stalin’s purge of Old Bolsheviks and the consequent rewriting of history was too all-encompassing for even a book written by Stalin himself to keep up. […]Read more "History of the Civil War in the USSR, Volume 2"
This is one of the best know collectible albums made by Soviet publishers. From the Cooperative Publishing Society of Foreign Workers in the USSR, 1937, this is a translation and reformatting of the seminal Stalinist text, of the same name, published in Russian. The Authors of this volume are: M. Gorky, V. Molotov, K. Voroshilov, […]Read more "History of the Civil War in the USSR, Volume 1"
Another series! From Novosti, about the early years of the Soviet Union. They have great lino-cut type illustrations, snazzy 1981 design. Seriously, I really appreciate the covers of this series. (Oops- someone forgot to do the 3d title on the blue one.)Read more "The True Story of the Russian Revolution and the Building of Socialism"