Wed, 04 Oct 2017, 19:00 - 21:00
Everybody's Reading Book Festival, Leicester Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate, Leicester, LE1 1WB
Join Neil Faulkner as he discusses his latest book at Everybody's Reading Festival in Leicester
The Russian Revolution may be the most misunderstood event in modern history. In A People’s History of the Russian Revolution, Neil Faulkner sets out to debunk the accumulated myths of the last century, showing how a mass movement of millions mobilised for militant action, and destroyed a regime of landlords, profiteers, and warmongers, and how that movement was subsequently destroyed by a murderous internal counter-revolut
Neil Faulkner is a leading historian and archaeologist who works as a writer, editor, lecturer, field director, and occasional broadcaster. A research rellow at the University of Bristol, he is the author of numerous books, including A Marxist History of the World: from Neanderthals to Neoliberals and Creeping Fascism: Brexit, Trump, and the Rise of the Far Right. He is editor of Military History Monthly, and co-director of the Great Arab Revolt Project (in Jordan) and the Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project (in Norfolk, England) and appears frequently on television – Time Team and Timewatch in particular.