Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Vladimir Lenin in next to no time with this concise guide.
50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Vladimir Lenin. Having seen his brother executed for a political conspiracy and expelled from university under similar suspicions, Lenin grew up in an environment in which the Russian tsars had an uncomfortable concentration of power. Nonetheless, through his readings of Marx?s texts and his committed following from the Bolsheviks, he survived failed insurrections and years in exile to become one of Russia?s most renowned leaders, as well as the founder of the Soviet Union.
In just 50 minutes you will:
? Learn about Vladimir Lenin?s life and the formation of his political ideology
? Understand Russian politics in the early 20th century, including the fall of the tsarist regime and the violence of Bloody Sunday
? Analyse Lenin?s legacy, including the establishment of the Soviet Union and his enduring cult of personality
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