Lenin's Final Fight: Speeches and Writings, 1922-23



Lenin's Final Fight: Speeches and Writings, 1922-23In The Early S Lenin Waged His Last Political Battle In The Communist Party Leadership In The USSR To Maintain The Course That Had Enabled Workers And Peasants To Overthrow The Tsarist Empire, Carry Out The First Socialist Revolution, And Begin Building A World Communist Movement The Issues Posed In This Fight From The Leadership S Class Composition, To The Worker Peasant Alliance And Battle Against National Oppression Remain Central To World Politics Today Covers In Detail The Last Days In Lenin S Fight In Establishing The New Order Of Russian Union Peasants Power Since The Advent Of The October Revolution Some Of The Facts Which Were Clandestinely Concealed For A Long Time Have Been Brought Out For The First Time In Any Language United Service Institution Journal India Chronology, Glossary, Index

Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich 1870 1924 one of the leaders of the Bolshevik party since its formation in 1903 Led the Soviets to power in October, 1917 Elected to the head of the Soviet government until 1922, when he retired due to ill health.Lenin, born in 1870, was committed to revolutionary struggle from an early age his elder brother was hanged for the attempted assassination of Czar Alexander III In 1891 Lenin passed his Law exam with high honors, whereupon he took to representing the poorest peasantry in Samara After moving to St Petersburg in 1893, Lenin s experience with the oppression of the peasantry in Russia, coupled with the revolutionary teachings of G V Plekhanov, guided Lenin to meet with revolutionary groups In April 1895, his comrades helped send Lenin abroad to get up to speed with the revolutionary movement in Europe, and in particular, to meet the Emancipation of Labour Group, of which Plekhanov head After five months abroad, traveling from Switzerland to France to Germany, working at libraries and newspapers to make his way, Lenin returned to Russia, carrying a brief case with a false bottom, full of Marxist literature.On returning to Russia, Lenin and Martov created the League for the Struggle for the Emancipation of the Working Class, uniting the Marxist circles in Petrograd at the time The group supported strikes and union activity, distributed Marxist literature, and taught in workers education groups In St Petersburg Lenin begins a relationship with Nadezhda Krupskaya In the night of December 8, 1895, Lenin and the members of the party are arrested Lenin sentenced to 15 months in prison By 1897, when the prison sentence expired, the autocracy appended an additional three year sentence, due to Lenin s continual writing and organising while in prison Lenin is exiled to the village of Shushenskoye, in Siberia, where he becomes a leading member of the peasant community Krupskaya is soon also sent into exile for revolutionary activities, and together they work on party organising, the monumental work The Development of Capitalism in Russia, and the translating of Sidney and Beatrice Webb s Industrial Democracy.After his term of exile ends, Lenin emigrates to M nich, and is soon joined by Krupskaya Lenin creates Iskra, in efforts to bring together the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party, which had been scattered after the police persecution of the first congress of the party in 1898 After leading the October Revolution, Lenin served as the first and only chairman of the R.S.F.S.R. In 1919 Lenin founded the Communist International In 1921 Lenin instituted the NEP During 1922 Lenin suffered a series of strokes that prevented active work in government While in his final year late 1922 to 1923 Lenin wrote his last articles where he outlined a programme to fight against the bureaucratization of the Commmunist Party and the Soviet state Lenin died on January 21, 1924, as a result of multiple strokes.

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  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • Lenin's Final Fight: Speeches and Writings, 1922-23
  • Vladimir Lenin
  • English
  • 15 October 2017
  • 0873488075

10 thoughts on “Lenin's Final Fight: Speeches and Writings, 1922-23

  1. Kafkasfriend says:

    Both stirring and heartbreaking, as Lenin sees the perils of Stalinism and the anti Leninist drive that threatened the socialist movement in Russia Comments on bully Russia in the Caucasus are now proven true, even today.

  2. Matthew Quest says:

    This collection of Lenin s speeches and writings are indispensable for understanding what happened to the Russian Revolution Many intelligent and well meaning people have viewed this collection as proof that Lenin was not an authoritarian and had discarded the elitism of the vanguard party conception Instead a close reader will find proof of somethingcontradictory He was an advocate of capitalism for Russia in the name of Marxism It was this reasoning that made Lenin a model for Third This collection of Lenin s speeches and writings are indispensable for understanding what happened to the Russian Revolution Many intelligent and well meaning people have viewed this collection as proof that Lenin was not an authoritarian and had discarded the elitism of the vanguard party conception Instead a close reader will find proof of somethingcontradictory He was an advocate of capitalism for Russia in the name of Marxism It was this reasoning that made Lenin a model for Third World statesmen, who with a radical luster suppressed their own working classes It is not the type of book that a beginner can read and understand easily But maybe with this awareness they will see the profound value in it sooner

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