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Pipes, Richard

Works: 469 works in 1,486 publications in 11 languages and 30,598 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources  Archives  Autobiographies  Personal correspondence  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Honoree, Translator, Composer, Photographer
Classifications: DK265, 947.0841
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Most widely held works by Richard Pipes
The unknown Lenin : from the secret archive by Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin( )

27 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was Lenin a visionary whose ideals were subverted by his followers? Or was he a cynical misanthrope, even crueler than Stalin? This book, which contains newly released documents from the Lenin archive in Russia, lays bare Lenin the man and the politician, leaving little doubt that he was a ruthless and manipulative leader who used terror, subversion, and persecution to achieve his goals. Edited and introduced by the eminent scholar Richard Pipes, the documents date from 1886 through the end of Lenin's life. They reveal, among other things, that Lenin's purpose in invading Poland in 1920 was not merely to sovietize that country but to use it as a springboard for the invasion of Germany and England; Lenin took money from the Germans (here we have the first incontrovertible evidence for this); in 1919 Lenin issued instructions to the Communist authorities in the Ukraine not to accept Jews in the Soviet government of that republic; as late as 1922 Lenin believed in the imminence of social revolution in the West, and he planned subversion in Finland, Turkey, Lithuania, and other countries; Lenin had little regard for Trotsky's judgment on important matters and relied heavily on Stalin; Lenin assiduously tracked dissident intellectuals and urged repressive action or deportation; and Lenin launched a political offensive against the Orthodox Church, ordering that priests who resisted seizure of church property be shot - "the more the better."
The Russian Revolution by Richard Pipes( Book )

53 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Russian Revolution
Russia under the old regime by Richard Pipes( Book )

84 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theme of this book is the political system of Russia. It traces the growth of the Russian state from its beginnings in the ninth century to the end of the nineteenth, and the parallel development of the principal social orders: peasantry, nobility, middle class and clergy. The question which it poses is why in Russia -- unlike the rest of Europe to which Russia belongs by virtue of her location, race and religion -- society has proven unable to impose on political authority any kind of effective restraints. After suggesting some answers to this problem, I go on to show how in Russia the opposition to absolutism tended to assume the form of a struggle for ideals rather than for class interests, and how the imperial government, challenged in this manner, responded by devising administrative practices that clearly anticipate those of the modern police state. - Foreword
The formation of the Soviet Union : Communism and nationalism, 1917-1923 by Richard Pipes( Book )

101 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in English and German and held by 2,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia under the Bolshevik regime by Richard Pipes( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia under the Bolshevik Regime is the sequel to Richard Pipes's classic The Russian Revolution, and covers the time from the outbreak of the Civil War in 1918 to the death of Lenin in 1924, when all the institutions and nearly all the practices of future Stalinism were in place. In the first history of the period to make use of the recently opened Russian archives, the author traces the formative years of the Communist state, when the Bolshevik leaders - Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, and others - put their stamp on a regime that was to hold power for the next seventy years. He describes the efforts of the Bolsheviks to defend and expand their dominion to the borderlands of Russia and to the rest of the world; the Civil War between Whites and Reds, the most destructive episode in the country's history since the Mongol invasion of the thirteenth century; the devastating famine of 1921; Lenin's cultural and religious policies; and the crisis that engulfed the regime in the early 1920s as the result of political and economic failures. Richard Pipes shows that a great deal of what the Communists did had roots in Russia's historical experience and that both Mussolini and Hitler adapted, for their own purposes, the totalitarian techniques first developed by the Bolsheviks. Bolshevism, he says, was "the most audacious attempt in history to subject the entire life of the country to a master plan." "The tragic and sordid history of the Russian Revolution," he concludes, "teaches that political authority must never be employed for ideological ends."
A concise history of the Russian Revolution by Richard Pipes( Book )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the 1917 Russian Revolution, including Lenin's rise to power, the killing of the Romanovs, and the famine of 1921
Communism : a history by Richard Pipes( Book )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of communism from the antecedents of Karl Marx, through its spread to Russia and adoption by a group of radical intellectuals led by Lenin, to the fall of the Soviet empire and beyond
Revolutionary Russia by Richard Pipes( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosponsored by the Joint Committee for Slavic Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Russian Research Center of Harvard University. Bibliographical footnotes
The Russian intelligentsia by Richard Pipes( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Essays ... first published in the summer 1960 issue ... Daedalus."
Property and freedom by Richard Pipes( Book )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of private property, beginning with ancient Greece and Rome
The Degaev affair : terror and treason in Tsarist Russia by Richard Pipes( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sergei Degaev (1857-1921), a leading political terrorist in tsarist Russia, disappeared after participating in the assassination of the chief of Russia's security organization in 1883. Those who later knew and admired the quietly learned mathematics professor Alexander Pell at the University of South Dakota never guessed this was actually Degaev, who had triple-crossed friends and associates while entangled in the revolutionary movement of his homeland. This book is the first in any language to tell in extensive detail the extraordinary story of one of the world's most intriguing revolutionaries, his role in building and betraying the earliest political terrorist network, and his subsequent conventional academic career in America."--Jacket
Survival is not enough : Soviet realities and America's future by Richard Pipes( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politieke en economische ontwikkelingen in de Sovjet-Unie en de gevolgen hiervan voor de politiek van de Verenigde Staten
U.S.-Soviet relations in the era of détente by Richard Pipes( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains the papers on Soviet foreign policy, concentrating on the constants that form the bedrock of Soviet policy and the Soviet variant of a policy of detente. It deals with the cultural-historical background that lies behind the political outlooks of the United States and Russia
Struve : liberal on the left, 1870-1905 by Richard Pipes( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social democracy and the St. Petersburg labor movement, 1885-1897 by Richard Pipes( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir on ancient and modern Russia by Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovich Karamzin( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soviet strategy in Europe by Richard Pipes( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enkeltafsnit: Détente, Moscow's View - Dedision making in the USSR - Soviet Policy and the Domestic Politics of Western Europe - Soviet-East European Relations - Soviet Military Capabilities and Intentions in Europe - Soviet Military Posture and Policy in Europe - Soviet Economic Relations with Western Europe - West European Economic Relations with the Soviet Union
Struve : liberal on the right, 1905-1944 by Richard Pipes( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the Rus Commonwealth by Giles Fletcher( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and German and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian conservatism and its critics : a study in political culture by Richard Pipes( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian Conservatism and Its Critics provides the first account of Russia's immemorial commitment to the theory and practice of autocracy, the most formative and powerful idea in Russia's political history. Richard Pipes considers why Russian thinkers, statesmen, and publicists have historically always argued that Russia could prosper only under an autocratic regime. Beginning with an insightful study of the origins of Russian statehood in the Middle Ages, when the state grew out of the princely domain but was not distinguished from it, Russian Conservatism and Its Critics includes a masterful survey of Russia's major conservative thinkers and demonstrates how conservatism is the dominant intellectual legacy of Russia. Pipes examines the geographical, historical, political, military, and social realities of the Russian empire---fundamentally unchanged by the Revolution of 1917---that have traditionally convinced its rulers and opinion leaders that decentralizing political authority would inevitably result in the country's disintegration. Pipes has written a brilliant thesis and analysis of a hitherto overlooked aspect of the Russian intellectual tradition that continues to have significance to this day
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The unknown Lenin : from the secret archive
The Russian RevolutionRussia under the old regimeThe formation of the Soviet Union : Communism and nationalism, 1917-1923Russia under the Bolshevik regimeA concise history of the Russian RevolutionCommunism : a historyProperty and freedomThe Degaev affair : terror and treason in Tsarist Russia
Alternative Names
Paĭps, Richard

Paips, Richard, 1923-

Paĭps, Richard 1923-2018

Pajps, Ričard.

Pajps, Ric̆ard 1923-

Pajps, Ric̆ard 1923-2018


Pipes, R. 1923-2018

Pipes, R. E.

Pipes, Richard, 1923-

Pipes, Richard E.

Pipes, Richard E. 1923-2018

Pipes, Richard Edgar

Pipes, Richard Edgar 1923-

Pipes, Richard Edgar 1923-2018

Pipes, Ryszard Edgar

Richard Pipes

Richard Pipes Ameerika Ühendriikide ajaloolane

Richard Pipes American historian

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Richard Pipes US-amerikanischer Historiker, Professor für Geschichte

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Пайпс Р.

Пайпс, Ричард

Пайпс, Ричард, 1923-2018

Ричард Пайпс американский историк

Рычард Пайпс

Річард Пайпс

ריצ'רד פייפס

ריצ'רד פייפס היסטוריון אמריקאי

ريتشارد بايبس

ريتشارد بايبس مؤرخ بولندي-أمريكي متخصص في تاريخ روسيا

ریچارد پایپس

რიჩარდ პაიპსი

파이프스, R. 1923-2018

파이프스, Richard 1923-2018

파이프스, 리차드 1923-2018

파이프스, 리처드 1923-2018

パイプス, R.

パイプス, リチャード



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