Lenin: genius of revolution.

  • 186 Pages
  • 1.23 MB
  • English
Franklin Watts Ltd. , London, New York
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924 -- Juvenile litera
SeriesImmortals of history
LC ClassificationsDK254.L455 L58 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 186 p., 8 plates.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4688987M
ISBN 100851662935
LC Control Number77598692

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Lenin, Genius of Revolution: Immortals of HistoryAuthor: Franklin Watts. Get this from a library. Lenin, genius of revolution. [Douglas Liversidge] -- A biography of the man who led the Russian Revolution ofcreated the first socialist state, and became Russia's first Communist leader.

Lenin: genius of revolution by Liversidge, Douglas; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile literature; People: Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin (). Lenin is a shadowy figure to most of us, usually lumped in with the chaos that preceded and surrounded the Russian Revolution. As a result, biographies of Stalin and histories of the Cold War are a dime a dozen, but there are few objective biographies of Lenin/5().

A biography of the man who led the Russian Revolution ofcreated the first socialist state, and became Russia's first Communist leaderPages: On the centennial of the Russian Revolution, if there is one thing we hope you take from this book, it is the fact that all the published panegyrics to Lenin and Trotsky, all the political parties that model themselves on tyrants, all the eulogies to the “leaders of genius” at the vanguard of the Russian masses—these tributes are honoring.

But Lukacs interjects that no, Lenin is in fact the true genius of our time, since Marx. Where as Marx gave us the theoretical cunning to wage class warfare, Lenin consummately put it into practice.

Lenin's true genius, according to Lukacs, The first 90 /5. This combination of dogmatism and passivity infuriated Lenin. The February upheaval had forced him to rethink old dogmas. To move forward, he now believed, there had to be a socialist revolution.

This is why, in a year which will witness so much legitimate celebration of Lenin’s genius and achievements, a critical appraisal of The State and Revolution may not come amiss. For it is only by probing the gaps in the argument which it puts forward that the discussion of issues which are fundamental to the socialist project may Lenin: genius of revolution.

book advanced. Russia is marking the th anniversary of the October Revolution on November 7, Vladimir Lenin’s Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace, in the second of two revolutions inwhich.

Review of Vol. THE SECOND half of Harding’s Lenin’s Political Thought deals with Lenin’s political life from the outbreak of the First World War to his death in This is a fitting point to pick up the thread of the story, because, as Harding argues, the outbreak of the imperialist war in marked a turning point both in the international workers’ movement and of Lenin’s.

Readers should know that this book not only covers Lenin's life, but also the history of the Russian Revolution inand the theory of Marxism and Communism. Those who are not familiar with these subjects may find the book difficult to read since it assumes a lot of knowledge from the reader/5(6).

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This book of Lenin’s, as one who read it at the time expressed it, was a veritable “voice from the underground,” a great decisive voice, the first clear call to the proletarian revolution ever heard in Russia.

All the existing copies of this remarkable work had disappeared; it had not only gone out of print, but out of existence, until. Lenin was a revolution. He lived and breathed and died for it. Born in in the sleepy Volga town of Simbirsk, he died in at the age of 53 having changed the course of history throughout the world.

What was the genius that enabled Lenin to create and sustain a revolution that constantly hovered on the brink of utter chaos. It was his incredible strength of will and. Lenin was born for revolution. He was, in truth, the genius of revolutionary outbreaks and the greatest master of the art of revolutionary leadership.

Never did he feel so free and happy as in a time of revolutionary upheavals. The leader of the revolution has turned into an ordinary historical figure for younger Russians. is convinced that he is a hero and a politician of. A missing thread throughout the book is Lenin’s adaptable approach to organizational forms and his tactical genius.

This, I think, is because Lih operates on the idea that since Lenin’s life was guided by one unchanging idea, the “heroic scenario” centered on working-class leadership in the popular revolution, he never really shifted. The Russian Revolution in was a moment in time when the will of the people put an end to a system of government that had been in place for centuries.

The story of Russia’s transition from Imperial reign to eventual Communist dictatorship is a tale rooted in the ranks of the common people and the men who rose to lead them.

The book provides a closeup view of the Russian Revolution, the left-wing revolutionaries who made it happen, and the chaotic early days of the Soviet Union.

We also learn of Lenin’s relationships with those closest to him, including his comrades, his mistress, his wife, and his mother, as well as Lenin’s hobbies and interests.

Vladimir Ilyitch Lenin was a supreme genius of revolutionary leadership. In Maxim Gorky’s apt phrase, “Lenin was a man who prevented people from leading their accustomed lives as no one before him was able to do.”¹ The magnitude of the social. Vladimir Lenin Quotes About Capitalism Quotes about: Capitalism.

facebook; twitter; "The State and Revolution". Book by Vladimir Lenin. Chapter 6, Capitalism has triumphed all over the world, but this triumph is only the prelude to the triumph of labour over capital. even though he was a genius, and that it has.

Gleb Krzhizhanovsky, an early associate of Lenin's who held high office in the Soviet government, made an attempt in his book Velikii Lenin to define the essence of Lenin's genius (to which the book was dedicated), but was more successful in describing his subject's exterior appearance.

It was, he wrote, simple and modest: ‘Short of stature. Vladimir Lenin. Ap Simbirsk, Russia Janu Gorki, Russia. Political leader, revolutionary.

Vladimir Lenin was one of the most influential political leaders of the twentieth into a Russia that still had one foot in the Middle Ages (a.d. ), he led a political movement that became the revolution that created the Soviet Union. Interview by Suzi Weissman. Writer, filmmaker, and journalist Tariq Ali’s new book The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution, came out last month, in the centenary year of the Russian Revolution — and in April, exactly one hundred years since Lenin’s April Theses, the call to arms after the successful February Revolution which brought down.

Read Book Review: Lenin by György Lukács. In Lukács’ elegantly crafted, concise and accessible account, Lenin emerges as the consummate dialectician, the/5(14). Speaking about Lenin’s genius, we cannot avoid at least mentioning his attitude toward religion.

Induring a discussion with Leonid Krasin he spun wisdom for the generations to come Author: Vassily Aksyonov. Lenin had prepared a dark and bloody path to Stalin's subsequent terrors. In the decades after his death, the Soviet Union would hold up Lenin's writings as works of philosophical genius, but this glorification constituted nothing more than empty propaganda: Lenin was not a great intellectual.

This is the book to start with if you with to understand the great man who was Vladimir Ilych Lenin. This book contains 3 of Lenin's greatest works, those being What Is To Be Done?, Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism, and The State and by:.

A summary of The Aftermath in History SparkNotes's The Russian Revolution (–). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Russian Revolution (–) and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and .Lenin: The Genius of the Revolution Joseph Stalin.

Speech Delivered at a Memorial Meeting of the Kremlin Military School. Janu Comrades, I am told that you have arranged a Lenin memorial meeting here this evening and that I have been invited as one of the speakers. I do not think there is any need for me to deliver a set speech on.

Lenin’s The State and Revolution – An Introduction – by Amanda S. Green. Last night, I talked with Sarah about today’s post. Unlike last week’s post, or even the series on Clinton’s What Happened, this post simply wasn’t coming together.I finally had to put it aside and tell her I’d get her the post this morning.