No, democracy is not identical with the subordination of the minority to the majority Democracy is a state which recogizes the subordination of the minority to the majority, i.e., an organization for the systematic use of violence by one class against the other, by one section of the population aga
In What Is to Be Done , Lenin in 1901 argues that the working class will not spontaneously become political simply by fighting economic battles with employers over wages, working hours and the like To convert the working class to Marxism, Lenin insists that Marxists should form a political party, o
Left Wing Communism, An Infantile Disorder A Popular Essay in Marxian Strategy and Tactics Vladimir Ilich Lenin 1870 1924 was the founder of the Russian Communist Party Bolsheviks , inspirer and leader of Bolshevik Revolution 1917 , and the architect, builder, and first head 1917 24 of the
After Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin 1870 1924 is the man most associated with communism and its influence and reach around the world Lenin was the leader of the communist Bolshevik party during the October 1917 revolution in Russia, and he subsequently headed the Soviet state until 1924, bringing sta
What Is to Be Done has long been interpreted as evidence of Lenin s elitist attitude toward workers Lih uses a wide range of previously unavailable contextual sources to fundamentally overturn this reading of history s most misunderstood revolutionary text He argues that Lenin s polemic must be
In this volume, Neil Harding presents the first comprehensive reinterpretation of Leninism to be produced in many years Challenging much of the conventional wisdom regarding Leninism s effectiveness as a mobilizing body of ideas, its substance, and its origins and evolution, Harding offers both a c
Anarchy In Petrograd The War 4th Year 1908th Aided by the garriso l of Petrograd, the Maximalists under Lenin have deposed the Kerensky Government, and have assumed office They announce that this was acomplished without bloodshed, that several Ministers have been arrested, and that M Kerensky i
In Luk cs elegantly crafted, concise and accessible account, Lenin emerges as the consummate dialectician, the theoretician of practice and the practitioner of theory.
Lenin is a colossal figure whose influence on 20th century history cannot be underestimated This biography makes use of archive material to piece together his private as well as public life in an effort to give a complete picture of Lenin in all his different roles Through the prism of Lenin s car
No figure among the western Marxist theoreticians has loomed larger in the postwar period than Louis Althusser A rebel against the Catholic tradition in which he was raised, Althusser studied philosophy and later joined both the faculty of the Ecole normal superieure and the French Communist Party
This text is a classic of Lenin his essay explores materialism and its relation to capitalism and how Communism can get over this psychological wish for material and empirical ownership.
Patterned after Professor Tucker s highly successful anthology The Marx Engels Reader, this book includes those words necessary for an introduction to Lenin s revolutionary thought Selections, where possible, are presented in their fullest form, and The State and Revolution and Left Wing Communi