The Revolution Betrayed

Author : Leon Trotsky,
ISBN : 9781447486961
Genre : Political Science
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This early work by Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains his analysis of Socialism, the Soviet State and Economics of Russia during the early twentieth century. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for anyone with an interest in Russian history and the politics of Trotsky. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Political Science

The Revolution Betrayed

Author : Edited By: Saurobijay Sarkar
ISBN : 8187879734
Genre : Soviet Union
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This Work, By A Leader Of The Bolshevik Party And Of The October Revolution And Founder Of The Red Army, Examines The Internal Contradiction Of The Soviet Society In The 1930 S. It Would Fulfill A Long Standing Demand, Created Due To The Unavailability Of The Book In This Part Of The World And A Renewed Interest, Throughout The World, In The Legacy Of Trotsky, Especially Since The Collapse Of Actually Existing Socialism In The Ussr And Eastern Europe. The Indian Edition Of This Book Is Published As A Result Of The Initiative Taken By Iims (Indian Institute Of Marxist Studies), Kolkata. Launched In A Milieu Of A Confusing Currents And Cross-Currents On The Theory And Practice Of Marxism In The Aftermath Of The Soviet Collapse, Iims Owned The Tasks Of Charting Out A Determined Yet Accommodative And Flexible Course In For The Marxists. The Iims, When Floated As A Concept, Had The Crucial Role Of Trying To Bring Together Left Intelligentsia On A Common Platform So That Through Debates And Discussions Everyone Is Able To Work For A Dynamic Class Agenda Against A Common Enemy. The Fundamental Task Posed To The Marxists Today Is To Prove Once Again That Socialism Is The Only Viable Alternative To Capitalism. The Indian Edition Of 'The Revolution Betrayed' Is Published From That Orientation To Initiate The Debate Regarding The Fate Of Former Soviet Union, Today S China And Other Socialist States . This New Edition Features An Introduction Written With An Objective Of Reorienting The Theoretical Debate Within The Indian Left.
Category: Soviet Union

Verratene Revolution

Author : Lev Davidovič Trockij
ISBN : 9783886341054
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The Revolution Betrayed

Author : Ezra Pound
ISBN : OCLC:60639480
Genre : Antisemitism
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Category: Antisemitism

Mau Mau

Author : Maina Wa Kinyatti
ISBN : 1439237077
Genre : Art
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THE NAME MAU MAUOn may 12, 1950 thirty-nine Kenyan farm workers were arrested in Naivasha. They were accused of belonging to a secret organization whose political aim was to drive the British occupiers out of Kenya by violent means. They were brutally tortured by the colonial police, but they stubbornly refused to reveal the aims and the name of the clandestine movement. Nineteen of them, 15 men and 4 women, were brought to court and charged with membership in an unlawful society. They were jailed for seven years each. It was a kangaroo trial trial. The judge and prosecutor were colonialists; the interpreter was an indigenous traitor.During the trial one of the accused, Magrougi ole Kodogoya, under cross-examinations on the dock, absolutely refused to to cooperate with the colonial prosecutor. repeatedly, he was asked by the prosecutor to explain to the judge how he was recruited into the underground movement, as well as the aims and the name of the secret movement and the methods used to make him a member, but he refused to answer the questions put to him directly. Instead, he told the kangaroo judge that because of his commitment and dedication to the movement and the love for his country he would never reveal "maundu mau mau" (those, those things) the leadership of the movement told him not to reveal to the government. He would die first before he betrayed the movement.The colonial press, confused by the statement, but seeking the way to characterize the clandestine movement, seized upon the words "mau Mau (those, those) as the name of the movement. Further, the press explained that the aim of the movement was to overthrow the British rule in the country by armed struggle and establish an African government. To be a member of the movement, the imperialist press added, one must take a Mau Mau oath.This is how the name "Mau Mau" entered the political dictionary of Kenya's anti-imperialist resistance.Significantly, the name "Mau Mau" has been immortalized by the Kenyan people because it symbolizes their collective heroism against foreign domination and their undying love for freedom, liberty and justice. In other words, it has become synonymous with Kenyan national patriotism, anti-imperialism, military acumen, and most importantly, popular democratic revolution.
Category: Art


Author : Rosemary H. T. O'Kane
ISBN : 0415201357
Genre : Political science
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4 June

Author : Barbara E. Okeke
ISBN : UVA:X000592993
Genre : Ghana
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Category: Ghana

Trotsky And The Problem Of Soviet Bureaucracy

Author : Thomas M. Twiss
ISBN : 9789004269538
Genre : Political Science
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In Trotsky and the Problem of Soviet Bureaucracy, Thomas M. Twiss traces the development of Trotsky’s thinking on the issue of post-revolutionary bureaucracy from the first years after the Bolshevik Revolution through the Moscow Trials of the 1930s.
Category: Political Science

Nineteen Seventeen

Author : Voline
ISBN : STANFORD:36105041445748
Genre : Soviet Union
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Category: Soviet Union