October Revolution: Historiography and Primary Sources

C. Was the October Revolution a coup d’etat or a popular uprising?


Primary / Secondary Source Material
As the next phase of the investigation, students read through a series of selected primary and secondary accounts of the events of October 1917 and decide where each can be used, and which quotes are best to include. They should also be encouraged to reflect on the values and limitations of each of these sources.

Extension Materials for students
Historiography of October 1917 | Narrative overview February-October | Timeline of events February-October |