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Looting the looters

Orlando Figes, 26 September 1991

The Russian City between Tradition and Modernity, 1850-1900 
by Daniel Brower.
California, 253 pp., £18.95, July 1990, 0 520 06764 9
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St Petersburg between the Revolutions. Workers and Revolutionaries: June 1907-February 1917 
by Robert McKean.
Yale, 606 pp., £27.50, June 1990, 0 300 04791 6
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... them susceptible to the militancy of Bolshevik propaganda. Some of these stereotypes appear in Daniel Brower’s book. Its great virtue is that it seeks the roots of this labour violence, not just in the matrix of industrial relations (the Marxists’ tired refrain), but also in the broader context of urban development, with the problems it created of ...

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