My Past and Thoughts: Memoirs Volume 2

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Alexander Herzen's own brilliance and the extraordinary circumstances of his life combine to place his memoirs among the great testimonies of the modern era. Born in 1812, the illegitimate son of a wealthy Russian landowner, he became one of the most important revolutionary and intellectual figures of his time - as theorist, polemicist and political actor; and fifty years after his death Lenin pronounced him 'the father of Russian socialism'."My Past and Thoughts" uniquely assimilates the personal to the historical, and is ...

My Past and Thoughts: Memoirs Volume 2 2008, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571245420

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