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Russian Revolution: Overview

VCE History Units 3 & 4



Referencing Notice Don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For help see the Junior School or Senior School referencing guides, and / or CiteMaker.

Russian Revolution | Useful websites

Alpha History is the most useful website to assist in studying the Russian Revolution, as it is written specifically for VCE History students. Useful sections include: 

  • Topics – short articles explaining key events 
  • Who’s who – short biographies of revolutionary figures 
  • Timelines – detailed timelines (use the menu on the left to navigate between different time periods) 
  • Historical interpretations – find quotes from a range of historians 
  • Historical perspectives – find quotes from a range of people who lived through the revolution 

ThoughtCo – Russian Revolution Timelinecontains links to a number of articles about the Russian Revolution 

Orlando Figes’ website – offers short extracts from Figes’ book Revolutionary Russia 1891-1991 

Seventeen Moments in Soviet History – each topic has a short introductory essay and a series of primary sources 

Spartacus Educational – each article contains a short essay, followed by short extracts from primary sources and historical interpretations that you can gather quotes and evidence from  

Choices Program – Russian Revolution videos 

BBC Bitesize – Russia 1881-1921 – offers short revision articles and quizzes  

The State Library of Victoria has a useful Study Guide with links to relevant resources. 

Russian Revolution : Videos

Russian Revolution | Books

Russian Revolution | eBooks

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