Anna Louise Strong Reference Archive

The First Time in History

Two Years of Russia's New Life
(August 1921 to December, 1923)

Source: The First Time in History, Boni & Liveright, 1925;
Transcribed: by Sally Ryan for in 2002.


Preface (Leon Trotsky)
I. How Russia is "Different"
II. The Communists New Plan
III. The Battle-Front of Industry
IV. The Money Power in Russia
V. The Story of Russian Oil
VI. The Bread Basket of Europe
VII. How Moscow Keeps House
VIII. The War With Alcohol
IX. Do The Jews Rule Russia?
X. The Church Revolution
XI. Education in Soviet Russia
XII. Forces in Conflict