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The Revolution Betrayed by Leon Trotsky

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Published by Synergy International of the Americas, Ltd .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Religion, Politics & State,
  • History : Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Religion : Religion, Politics & State,
  • Politics / Current Events

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9847780M
ISBN 101934568244
ISBN 109781934568248
OCLC/WorldCa225864346

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Free download or read online The Revolution Betrayed pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Leon Trotsky. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this history, politics story are,/5. With the revolution of , the Russian people transformed their country into a workers' republic--but less than a decade later, Stalin and his bureaucrats seized power, leading to the state's corruption and ultimate decay. In this critique of Stalinism from the Marxist standpoint, Trotsky provides a brilliantly prescient analysis of the inevitable collapse of the Soviet Union 4/5(2). INTRODUCTION: The Purpose of the Present Work. I. – WHAT HAS BEEN ACHIEVED The Principal Indices of Industrial Growth Comparative Estimates of These Achievements Production per Capita of the Population. II. – ECONOMIC GROWTH AND THE ZIGZAGS OF THE LEADERSHIP “Military Communism”, “The New Economic Policy” (NEP) and the Course . The Book has been described as a parody of The Revolution Betrayed: What is the Soviet Union and Where is it Going? (), by Leon Trotsky; and The Managerial Revolution (), by James Burnham, a former Trotskyite. Contents [ edit ].

The Revolution Betrayed. One of Marxism's most important texts, The Revolution Betrayed explores the fate of the Russian Revolution after Lenin's death. Written in and published the following year, this brilliant and profound evaluation of Stalinism from the Marxist standpoint prophesied the collapse of the Soviet Union and subsequent related events.   Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Trotsky ioned: ble. The bourgeois world at first tried to pretend not to notice the economic successes of the soviet regime -- the experimental proof, that is, of the practicability of socialist methods. The learned economists of capital still often try to maintain a deeply cogitative silence about the unprecedented tempo of Russiaʹs industrial development, or confine themselves to remarks . In the annals of political literature, few works have withstood the test of time so well as Leon Trotsky’s The Revolution Betrayed. More than 70 years after its initial publication, its analysis of the structure and dynamics of Soviet society and of the Soviet Union remains unsurpassed.