March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 1

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March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 1

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to publish Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn s epic work March 1917, Node III, Book 1, of The Red Wheel.

The Red Wheel is Solzhenitsyn s magnum opus about the Russian Revolution. Solzhenitsyn tells this story in the form of a meticulously researched historical novel, supplemented by newspaper headlines of the day, fragments of street action, cinematic screenplay, and historical overview. The first two nodes–August 1914 and November 1916–focus on Russia s crises and recovery, on revolutionary terrorism and its suppression, on the missed opportunity of Pyotr Stolypin s reforms, and how the surge of patriotism in August 1914 soured as Russia bled in World War I.

March 1917–the third node–tells the story of the Russian Revolution itself, during which not only does the Imperial government melt in the face of the mob, but