Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
Richard Pipes
Richard Pipes

Photo © Tania D'Avignon

  • About this Author
author spotlight

Richard Pipes, Baird Professor of History, Emeritus, at Harvard University, is the author of numerous books and essays, including The Russian Revolution, Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime, and Property and Freedom. In 1981-82 he served as President Reagan's National Security Council adviser on Soviet and East European affairs, and in 1992 he was an expert witness in the Russian Constitutional Court's trial against the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Chesham, New Hampshire.

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
Communism
A History
Written by Richard Pipes


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 5, 2003
Price: $16.00

With astonishing authority and clarity, Richard Pipes has fused a lifetime's scholarship into a single focused history of Communism, from its hopeful birth as a theory to its miserable death as a practice.

At its heart, the book is a history of the Soviet Union, the most comprehensive reorganization of human... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Communism
A History
Written by Richard Pipes


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 6, 2001
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

A Concise History of the Russian Revolution

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
A Concise History of the Russian Revolution

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 26, 1996
Price: $17.95

Pipes' masterly works The Russian Revolution and Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime are regarded as the classic treatments of the seminal transforming event of the twentieth century. Pipes has now distilled that two-volume account into a brilliant new history that is likely to become the standard one-volume account of the Russian... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Exam Copy
Property and Freedom

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 13, 2000
Price: $17.00

Richard Pipes, Harvard scholar and historian of the Russian Revolution, brings his remarkable erudition to an exploration of a wide range of national and political systems to demonstrate persuasively that private ownership has served over the centuries to limit the power of the state and enable democratic institutions to evolve and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Property and Freedom

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: eBook, 608 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 4, 1995
Price: $24.00

Pipes describes the Civil War, the attempts to export the revolution abroad, and the solidification of the Communist state in the early 1920s. He argues that the Russian Revolution was an intellectual, rather than a class uprising; that it was steeped in terror from its very outset; and that it was... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Exam Copy
The Russian Revolution

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 5, 1991
Price: $30.00

In this monumental history of the Russian Revolution, Pipes argues convincingly that the Russian Revolution was an intellectual, rather than a class, uprising; that it was steeped in terror from its very outset; and that it was not a revolution at all but a coup d'état. Pipes goes on to examine... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Russian Revolution

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: eBook, 976 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $21.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Three "Whys" of the Russian Revolution

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 27, 1997
Price: $13.00

"It is my considered judgment that, had it not been for the Russian Revolution, there would very likely have been no National Socialism; probably no Second World War and no decolonization; and certainly no Cold War, which once dominated our lives. I will attempt here to distill the essence of my... Read more >
Page 1 of 1