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  1905 in art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Anton Chekhov and the 1905 Revolution An analysis of Chekov's Cherry Orchard, written in 1904, in light of the subsequent Revolution of 1905.
Democracy or Theocracy: Frank, Struve, Berdjaev, Bulgakov, and the 1905 Russian Revolution Geir Flikke analyses the writings of four of the exile thinkers in the period from 1903 to 1906 and gives an assessment of their philosophical and political ideas in the context of the 1905 Revolution.
Peter Kropotkin on the 1905 Revolution The anarchist theorist's reflections and analysis on the uprising.
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 Russian Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Russian Revolution of 1905 was a series of riots and anti-government violence against Tsar Nicholas II, leading to the first Russian Constitution and the creation of the Duma, but resulting in little change in relation to Nicholas' grip on power.
The Third Russian Revolution was the failed anarchist revolution against the Bolsheviks and the White movement 1918 - 1922.
When the year is not indicated in the reference, the term "Russian Revolution", if used as a time mark, usually refers to the October Revolution of 1917, whereas references to the revolution of 1905 always mention the year and references to the February Revolution always mention the month.
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 Russian Revolution of 1905 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Russian Revolution of 1905 was a empire-wide spasm of both anti-government and undirected violence.
In February 1905 the Russian army was defeated at Mukden, losing almost 90,000 men in the process, in May Port Arthur was lost and the Russian Baltic Fleet mauled at Tsushima.
In the Grand Duchy of Finland the general strike of 1905 led to the abolishment of the Diet of Finland of the four estates and the creation of the modern Parliament of Finland.
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 100 years ago: the 1905 revolution in Russia | International Communist Current
Nevertheless, the revolution of 1905 brought with it a whole series of lessons, clarifications and answers to questions presented to the workers movement at the time, without which the revolution of 1917 certainly would not have succeeded.
The 1905 revolution was the subject of many writings within the workers' movement at the time and the issues that it raised were hotly debated.
The whole international class movement was expecting a bourgeois revolution in Russia and believed that the central task of the working class was to participate in the overthrow of the feudal state and push for the establishment of bourgeois freedom, as had been the case with the revolutions of 1789 and 1848.
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 Russian Revolution of 1905 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Russian Revolution of 1905 was a country-wide spasm of both anti-government and undirected violence.
It is usually regarded as a signpost of changes in Russia leading to the Russian Revolution of 1917.See also "Russian history, 1892-1920" for the general frame of events.
On January 22 (January 9), 1905, the day known as "Bloody Sunday", there was a protest march in St. Petersburg.
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 Russian Revolution of 1905   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Russian Revolution of 1905 was a country-wide spasm of anti-government and undirected violence.
Among the political parties formed, or made legal, was the liberal-intelligentsia Constitutional Democratic party (the Kadets), the peasant leaders' Labour Group (Trudoviks), the less liberal Union of October 17 (the Octobrists), and the postively reactionary Union of Land-Owners.
The electoral laws were promulgated in December 1905, franchise to the over 25's electing through four electroal colleges.
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 Socialism Today - Twenty years after 1905
In this article he explains the historical significance of the 1905 revolution, in particular, its lesson that in a largely peasant country, the struggle for land reform and democratic rights could only be successful as part of a movement led by the working class for the socialist transformation of society.
In 1905, it transpired that the resolution of the contradictions of three different historical epochs was sought simultaneously.
1905 promised to do it and tried to do it but, in 1917, the eight-hour working day was introduced in reality, and permanently — or for as long as technology doesn’t allow us to replace it by the seven-, the six- or the five-hour working day.
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 In Defence of Marxism - The 1905 Revolution – marking the centenary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The stormy events of 1905 formed the majestic prologue to the revolutionary drama of 1917, and were described famously by Lenin, as the “dress rehearsal” for the October revolution.
The 1905 Revolution was no surprise to the Russian Marxists, who had long predicted the revolutionary movement of the Russian masses.
In conclusion, it is appropriate to finish with a quote from Trotsky’s book, 1905: “In 1905, the working class was still too weak to seize power, but subsequent events forced it to gain maturity and strength, not in the environment of a bourgeois-democratic republic, but in the underground of the Tsarism of 3rd June.
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 Russia Revolution 1905
In early 1905, Father Georgii Gapon, a Russian Orthodox priest who headed a police-sponsored workers' association, led a huge, peaceful march in St. Petersburg to present a petition to the tsar.
Nervous troops responded with gunfire, killing several hundred people, and thus the Revolution of 1905 began.
In late 1905, Nicholas, under pressure from Witte, issued the so-called October Manifesto, giving Russia a constitution and proclaiming basic civil liberties for all citizens.
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 PlanetPapers - The Russian Revolution of 1905 was in fact no Revolution at all
Before the 1905 revolution, the living conditions of the majority of the public were appalling, and multitudes were unhappy.
January 22, 1905, commonly known as Bloody Sunday, was a revolutionary event only because of what followed, not of what actually happened on that day: A group of workers and their families set out, with the backing of several officials, to present a petition to the Tsar.
A Revolution is “a complete overthrow of an established government or political system”; the autocracy in the so-called “1905 Revolution” was not abolished, but remained firmly in place.
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 THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Alter the revolution, the land of the nobles, the Czar and the church would be confiscated and given to the peasant communities.
In such an atmosphere, on January 22, 1905, a priest, Father Gapon, who was one of the organizers of the pro-government trade unions, decided to lead a group of workers to present a petition to the Czar at the Winter Palace.
Thus the 1905 Revolution was the dress-rehearsal of the 1917 Revolution.
www.thecorner.org /hists/russia/revo1905.htm   (4837 words)

 1905 - revolution in Russia | International Communist Current
1905: The soviets open a new period in the history of the class struggle
The revolution of 1905 arose as capitalism began to enter its period of decline.
1905 is much closer to us politically than might be supposed and the generation of revolutionaries of today and tomorrow need to re-appropriate the basic lessons of this first Russian revolution.
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 The First Russian revolution 1905 - 1907 years
Early Sunday morning, January 9 (22), 1905, the workers of St. Petersburg, carrying banners, icons and portraits of the tsar, solemnly marched to the Winter Palace, the residence of the tsar, with a petition in which they told of their unbearably difficult life.
Newspapers and magazines from 1905 to 1907 which published Lenin's works are exhibited in the display case in the centre of the hall.
The armed uprising in Moscow in December 1905 became the culmination of the Russian revolution.
www.stel.ru /museum/first_russian_revolution_1905.htm   (767 words)

 1905 Revolution
The 1905 Revolution was an uprising of the people of Russia calling for a change in their government.
The 1905 Revolution caused significant reform in Russia.
A massive strike, beginning on October 7, 1905 and lasting through October 17, 1905, along with increased action and threats from the Bolsheviks in St. Petersburg, brought the tsar back to Russia from the peace conference in Portsmouth, USA, to deal with his nations struggles.
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 Revolution of 1905--Duma
France in 1789 was an advanced country, the center of European culture; Russia was on the periphery of Europe, and “backward” in relation to economic and political standards of the West.
The French peasantry was preserved by the French Revolutionary land settlement; in Russia, the collectivization of agriculture under Stalin in the late 1920s and 1930s destroyed the independent peasantry.
In France, the Revolution had a negative effect on economic growth but helped foster the conditions for further capitalist development through the abolition of seigneurialism and the limited intervention of the state in the economy.
www.mtholyoke.edu /courses/rschwart/hist151s05/Lecture16.htm   (382 words)

 Russian Revolution -> The Revolution of 1905 on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Russian Revolution of 1905 began in St. Petersburg on Jan. 22 (Jan. 9, O.S.) when troops fired on a defenseless crowd of workers, who, led by a priest, were marching to the Winter Palace to petition Czar Nicholas II.
Nonetheless, unsatisfied popular demands provoked a general strike, and in a manifesto issued in October the czar granted civil liberties and a representative duma to be elected democratically.
The Roles of Lenin and Stalin in the Russian Revolution.
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 Latvians Online | Columns | Remembering the 1905 Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
During the past week, the event was recalled in a conference about the history of the revolution, several activities in the old city square (Rātslaukums) and a small and brief commemmoration at the spot where the massacre occurred.
Instead, as historians in the conference held at the War Museum reminded listeners, the 1905 Revolution was a signal that the Latvian nation was struggling to come alive.
The revolution — which included terrorism on the part of Latvian revolutionaries and bloody “punitive expeditions” by Russian soldiers — failed to immediately overturn Russian imperial rule and German influence in Latvia.
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In January 1905, Father Georgiy Gapon, a Russian Orthodox priest who headed a police-sponsored workers' association, led a huge, peaceful march in St. Petersburg to present a petition to the tsar.
In an effort to stop the activity of liberal factions, the constitution included most of their demands, including a ministerial government responsible to the tsar, and a national Duma (see Glossary)--a parliament to be elected on a broad, but not wholly equitable, franchise.
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 Rachel Wilcox - How did the Tsar survive the 1905 Revolution?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
  1905 brought the end of a humiliating war; the beginning of 1917 found the country in the midst of a war both horrific in the trenches and strangling on the home front, and showed no signs of letting up.
  1905 found both the government and the military prepared to fight to keep order; by 1917 the military was no longer will to defend the Tsar the elite were willing to sacrifice in hopes of avoiding total revolt.
  While the Tsar survived the 1905 storm, both he and his government’s ability to react to increasingly problematic external factors combined to the point where he, far from riding it out, was thrown Jonah-like off the boat.
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 Journal of Social History: The Revolution of 1905 in Odessa: Blood on the Steps. - book reviews
The 1905 revolution is attracting the attention of more and more historians.
Others, including Robert Weinberg, view the 1905 revolution as a dress rehearsal for 1917 or as a revolution manque.
It is the story of the politicization of the city's workers and an analysis of the factors which produced this radicalization during the course of the annus mirabilis of 1905 which witnessed Bloody Sunday, massive strikes, the end of a war with Japan, a constitution of sorts, and the bloodiest pogrom of that bloody year.
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 The Revolution of 1905   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
There was the sinister influence of a journalist by the name of Meshchevsky, the dominating influence of a certain M. Philippe and the notorious monk Rasputin.
It was soon followed by a wave of pogroms throughout the south and southwest of Russia between 1903 and 1905.
The franchise provision clearly favored the peasants and disenfranchised the bulk of the urban population, especially the intellectuals and the industrial workers.
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 Lecture 5: The Russian Revolution (1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
During the 1905 revolution, he founded a socialist newspaper and served four months in the Kresty prison after a friend's revolver was found in his apartment.
The Soviet of Workers' Deputies is an organization of the workers, the embryo of a workers' government, the representative of the interests of the entire mass of the poor section of the population, i.e., of nine-tenths of the population, which is striving for peace, bread and freedom.
Sentenced to life in Siberia for his part in the 1905 Revolution, he had fled across the Arctic taiga in a reindeer sled, guided by a local so drunk that Trotsky had to kick him and take off his fur hat to keep him awake.
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 Lecture on the 1905 Revolution
The textile workers, who in 1905 were two and a half times more numerous than the metalworkers, are the most backward and the worst paid body of workers in Russia, and in very many cases have not yet definitely severed connections with their peasant kinsmen in the village.
During the revolution, every fresh wave of strikes and of the peasant movement was accompanied by mutinies in all parts of Russia.
The revolutions in Turkey, Persia and China prove that the mighty uprising of 1905 left a deep imprint, and that its influence, expressed in the forward movement of hundreds and hundreds of millions, is ineradicable.
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 Russian Revolution of 1905 --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
By October 1905, general strikes had spread to all the large cities, and the workers' councils or soviets, often led by the Mensheviks, became revolutionary governments.
While most of the revolutionary leaders, including Leon Trotsky, were arrested, the revolution forced the tsar to institute reforms such as a new constitution and a Duma, though he failed to adequately implement various promised reforms.
This period coincided with the social and political upheaval surrounding the Russian Revolution of 1905.
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 AngliaCampus : What Was The Significance Of The 1905 Revolution?
The changes introduced as a result of the 1905 revolution show that Russia had embarked on a path of social and economic reform that would lead to stability in the countryside and the towns and thus to the stability of the regime itself.
The 1905 revolution had not answered the disenchantment of revolutionary groups within Russia.
Little had changed and there was no indication that the regime was capable of or willing to implement any reform.
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 The Other 1905 Revolution
In 1905 most scientists were certain that light traveled in waves, just like sound.
Their letters document the final chapter of Einstein's career, the forty years during which he was an outsider to the quantum physics revolution and alone in his pursuit of a single unified theory capable of explaining all of physics.
Even though his 1905 paper on the photoelectric effect helped create the field of quantum mechanics, Einstein could never reconcile himself to its nondeterministic implications.
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 Russia’s 1905 Revolution
IN 1905, the Russian working class took center stage with strikes and demonstrations that shook the power of the dictatorial tsar.
Trotsky, a leader of the Petersburg soviet in 1905, explained, “The Soviet came into being as a response to an objective need--a need born of the course of events.
In a speech on 1905 that Lenin gave to a group of young workers in January 1917, he pointed out, “We must not be deceived by the present grave-like stillness in Europe.
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