5 Articles by: John Marot

John Marot is an independent scholar and the author of The October Revolution in Prospect and Restrospect.

The Man Who Would Be Stalin

Ronald Suny has given us the best picture to date of Stalin’s path to the October Revolution. But the story of the future dictator’s early life doesn’t explain the rise of Stalinism. The key developments and choices that produced that system came after the Bolsheviks took power.