On Trotskyism (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science, Volume 58)

On Trotskyism (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science, Volume 58)

Kostas Mavrakis


Trotsky--brilliant publicist, enthusiastic speaker, organizer of the purple military, eminent member of the Bolshevik social gathering through the first years of the Russian Revolution--has usually been depicted as a romantic determine via biographers. Kostas Mavrakis doesn't see him during this mild. Mavrakis submits Trotsky, his notion and paintings to a critical yet reasonable serious exam. one of the matters reassessed by way of this debatable pupil are Trotsky's incapability for concrete research, the 'economism' he stocks with Stalin, his thoughts of 'permanent revolution' in comparison with these of Lenin and Mao, his perspectives and people of Stalin, at the chinese language Revolution, the elemental features of Trotskyism and of different trotskyist organizations.

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