Historiography February 1917
"The February 1917 revolution grew out of prewar political and economic instability, technological backwardness and fundamental social divisions"
army was still good enough to fight by 1917
"No political party organised the revolution"
Tsarism would have collapsed, war o no war
No tsar would have been able to cope with the problems of modernising Russia and asserting autocracy at the same time
No First World War, no October Revolution.
"It was the highest ranking officers who intimidated for the Tsar to sand down"
"...the principal causes of the downfall in 1917 were political, and not economic or social"