The Black Swan of the Russian Revolution
By Paul R. Gregory
This article appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of The Independent Review
Like the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian Revolution caught almost everyone off guard. Contrary to Marxist-Leninist dogma, the Bolsheviks victory resulted not from communisms alleged inevitability but rather from a series of coincidences and accidents that could have been otherwise.
|Other Independent Review articles by Paul R. Gregory|
|Spring 2018||One Day We Will Live without Fear|
|Spring 2009||The Ship of Philosophers|