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Conspirator: Lenin in Exile, book review by Niall Mulholland

Conspirator: Lenin in Exile, book review by Niall Mulholland

Book review Conspirator: Lenin in Exile The making of a revolutionary By Helen Rappaport (£20, Hutchinson) Reviewed by Niall Mulholland In this brisk, readable account, author Helen Rappaport looks at Lenin’s life during his nearly two decades in exile in ...

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Leon Trotsky’s Living Legacy by Peter Taaffe

Leon Trotsky’s Living Legacy by Peter Taaffe

Review by Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, of “The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky”, published in the October 2016 issue of Socialism Today. Trotsky was one of the 20th century’s key figures: co-leader of the Russian revolution and ...

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The legacy of the Russian revolution by Peter Taaffe

In 1997, on the 80th anniversary of the Russian revolution, Peter Taaffe reviewed Orlando Figes’s book, A People’s Tragedy, acclaimed as an authoritative history but, in reality, an attempt to obscure the real significance of the momentous events of 1917 ...

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