This book describes the economic, social and political situation Arthur Ransome saw during his visit to Russia in February and March of 1919. Underlining the description of these events is the wrenching famine in Russia caused by the Civil War. In this work Ransome interviews several prominent members of the Soviet government as well as ordinary citizens of Soviet Russia. While Ransome's support of the Soviet society is evident in his critical but encouraging look at this new government struggling through a civil war.He estimated the opposing tendencies for and against war with Russia in each of the principal countries concerned. ... You feel it is almost cruel to say aquot;Good morningaquot; to him when you meet him, because of the appeal to be left alone thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||Russia in 1919 and the Crisis in Russia|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2005-12|