Reading, Week 21

II. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MARXISM-LENINISM (C) HISTORY OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION (BOLSHEVIKS) J. V. Stalin. History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks): Short Course. International Publishers, 1939. Chapter 5:  The Bolshevik Party During the New Rise of the Working-Class Movement Before the First Imperialist War (1912-1914), pp.…Read more Reading, Week 21

Reading, Week 18

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. II. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MARXISM-LENINISM (C) HISTORY OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION (BOLSHEVIKS) J. V. Stalin. History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks): Short Course. International Publishers, 1939. Chapter 4: The Mensheviks and…Read more Reading, Week 18

Reading, Week 16

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. II. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MARXISM-LENINISM (C) HISTORY OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION (BOLSHEVIKS) J. V. Stalin. History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks): Short Course. International Publishers, 1939. Chapter 3: The Mensheviks and the…Read more Reading, Week 16

Reading, Week 15

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. II. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MARXISM-LENINISM (C) HISTORY OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION (BOLSHEVIKS) J. V. Stalin. History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks): Short Course. International Publishers, 1939. Chapter 2: Formation of the…Read more Reading, Week 15

Readings, Week 14

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. II. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MARXISM-LENINISM (C) HISTORY OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION (BOLSHEVIKS) J. V. Stalin. History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks): Short Course. International Publishers, 1939. Introduction, pp. 1-2 Chapter 1:…Read more Readings, Week 14

“Anarchism or Socialism?”: Critical Response

J. V. Stalin. “Anarchism or Socialism?” J. V. Stalin Collected Works, Vol. 1. Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1954, pp. 297-372. During the period between the summer of 1906 and the winter of early 1907, a relatively young Georgian Bolshevik by the name of Ioseb Besarionis dze Jugashvili – then also known as “Koba,” later to…Read more “Anarchism or Socialism?”: Critical Response

Reading: Week 7

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. II. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MARXISM-LENINISM (A) GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO MARXIST THEORY (2) J. V. Stalin. “Anarchism or Socialism?” J. V. Stalin Collected Works, Vol. 1, Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1954, 297-372. This little book was written by Stalin as…Read more Reading: Week 7