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The revolution that could have changed world history

Chris Harman’s The Lost Revolution remains the single best introductory book in English on the German Revolution of 1918–1923.

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ON A DAY THIS WEEK, in August 1956

On a day this week, the 14th August, 1956, after more than 40 years as playwright, theatre director and social critic, the communist writer and poet Bertolt Brecht died of heart failure in the flat he shared with Helene Weigel

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ON A DAY THIS WEEK IN JULY 1919

On a day this week, the 5th July, 1919, after more than 16 years struggling to organise the militant proletariat in both Germany and Russia, the communist and revolutionary, Eugen Leviné was shot dead by firing squad in Stadelheim Prison

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