Phaedra: with New Year's Letter and Other Long Poems

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As such, it is also known by the terms "Greco-Roman culture", " Judeo-Christian culture", or "Judeo-Hellenic-Christian culture". Trotsky won the Petrograd garrison over to Soviet authority, depriving the Provisional Government of its main military support in Petrograd. Although Trotsky and the Red Army succeeded in putting down the mutiny, the rebellion signaled to the party leadership that the austere policies of war communism had to be abolished.

Pages: 160

Publisher: Angel Books; First edition (November 6, 2012)

ISBN: 0946162816

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