John Reed

Ten Days that Shook the World

John Reed's Ten Days That Shook the World

Transcribed from a 1919, 1st Edition, published by BONI & Liveright, Inc. for International Publishers, the publishing house of the Communist Party, USA, of which John Reed was a founding member.
Transcribed and marked up for the John Reed Internet Archive, sub-Archive of the Marxists Internet Archive, by David Walters in 2001.
Converted to eBook format for the Marxists Internet Archive by Pablo Stern in 2017.

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We have produced an ebook edition of Ten Days That Shook the World for the MIA eBook Collection for the centenary of the Russian Revolution. It is available in three formats: ePub format (open standard), mobi format (for Kindle) and pdf format.

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Table of Contents

Transcriber/Editors Comments
Introduction by V. I. Lenin
Author’s Preface
Notes and Explanations
The Coming Storm
On the Eve
The Fall of the Provisional Government
Plunging Ahead
The Committee for Salvation
The Revolutionary Front
The Conquest of Power
The Peasant’s Congress

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