Russia Under The Bolshevik Regime
Pipes is a widely recognized authority on Russia and is currently Baird professor of History at Harvard University. This is the final volume in his magisterial history of the Russian Revolution, covering the period from the outbreak of the Civil War in 1918 to Lenin's death in 1924.
"Monumental...Lucidly written, unsurpassed in detail and comprehensiveness."--The Wall Street Journal on The Russian Revolution