This is perhaps the most valuable short survey of conditions in
Russia, and of Soviet aims and accomplishments that has been
published. Written by a prominent and impartial British educator who saw first hand what he describes. It is at once discriminating, critical, and informing.
Hard, William. "Raymond Robins' Own Story." New York:
Harper and Brothers, 1920, pp. 248. ,
A transcript by Mr. Hard of Raymond Robins' story of his experience in Soviet Russia. Mr. Robins, an ardent opponent of
Bolshevism, is gifted with a sense of reality. As head of the Red
Cross in Russia and as official medium of communication between
Ambassador Francis and Soviet Government officials, he had an
unequaled opportunity to learn the actual situation in Russia.
International Reconstruction": The Annals (Volume
LXXXIV, July, 1919). Philadelphia: The American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1919, pp. 223.
A reprint of speches delivered at the Society's Annual Convention in Philadelphia. Includes: Story, R. M., "Russia Present
and Future," pp. 81-89; Huntington, W. C., "The Russian
Tragedy," pp. 90-97; Rosen, Baron, "The Menace of Belshevism,"
pp. 98-101; Sack, A. J., "Democracy and Bolshevism," pp. 102-108;
uorteva, S., "The Soviet Republic," pp. 108-112; QOgin, M. J.,
"TheTifEelligentzia and the Rusian People," pp. 114-120; rhacher,
T. D., "Economic Force and the Russian Problem," pp. 121-126,
and Robins^Jl., "Social Control in Russia Today," pp. 127-145.
Kerensky, A. F. "The Prelude to Bolshevism" (The Kornilov
Rising). New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1919, pp. 312. $2.50.
The story of the events of July to September, 1917, by the
leading figure in the drama—Prime Minister in the Coalition Government that preceded the Soviet regime. The real nature of the
Kornilov rebellion is the chief theme of the book.
Laidler, Harry W. "Socialism in Thought and Action." New
York: Macmillan Company, 1920, pp. 546.
Contains an invaluable chapter on Russia which gives a brief
historical account of the revolutions of 1917 and subsequent
events as well as an analysis of the programs and parties that
Leary, Daniel Bell. "Education and Autocracy in Russia from
the Origins to the Bolsheviki." Buffalo, N. Y.: University
of Buffalo, 1919, paper, pp. 127.
A scholarly monograph by the Professor of Psychology in the
University of Buffalo. Contains a brief consideration of Education under the Soviet regime.
Lenin, N. "A Letter to the American Workingman." Brooklyn, N. Y.: Socialist Publication Society, 1918, paper, pp. 15.