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The Revolution Betrayed

Format: Paper

328 Pages

Edition: 5th

Year: 1972

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-0-87348-226-4

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The Revolution Betrayed

What Is the Soviet Union and Where Is It Going?

By Leon Trotsky, 

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In 1917 workers and peasants of Russia were the motor force for one of the deepest revolutions in history. Yet within ten years a political counterrevolution by a privileged social layer whose chief spokesperson was Joseph Stalin was being consolidated. This classic study of the Soviet workers state and the...

“What gives to The Revolution Betrayed its weight as a document of its time is the masterly critical panorama of Stalinist society during its early and middle periods which Leon Trotsky drew here.” —New Statesman

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