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Leon Trotsky & the Post-Soviet school of historical falsification

David North

Leon Trotsky & the Post-Soviet school of historical falsification

by David North

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Published by Mehring Books in Oak Park, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trotsky, Leon, -- 1879-1940,
  • Swain, Geoff,
  • Thatcher, Ian D,
  • Russia (Federation) -- History -- Errors, inventions, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesLeon Trotsky and the Post-Soviet school of historical falsification :
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK254.T6 N676 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23862871M
    ISBN 101893638022
    ISBN 109781893638020
    LC Control Number2009280934

      Synopsis Banished from the Soviet Union in , one of Leon Trotsky’s first political tasks was to produce this damning reply to the falsification and re-writing of Bolshevik history carried out by the Soviet Communist Party’s Stalinist leadership.   About 40 students, lecturers and university workers took part in a discussion at Peradeniya University in Sri Lanka on August 27 on the book, Leon Trotsky & the Post-Soviet School of Historical.

    Looking for books by Leon Trotsky? See all books authored by Leon Trotsky, including Istoria ruscoi revoliutsii, and An Appeal to the Toiling, Oppressed and Exhausted Peoples of Europe, and more on On the post-Soviet school of historical falsification see: Leon Trotsky and the post-Soviet school of historical falsification: A review of two Trotsky biographies by Geoffrey Swain and Ian Thatcher --Part Part Part Part 4. A letter from Professor Geoffrey Swain and a .

    It is a review given by David North on Leon Trotsky and the post-Soviet school of historical falsification. When I started to read this I was sickened by the .   Leon Trotsky in Mexico in You can present a photograph of a hand on one page, but it requires a volume to present the results of a microscopic investigation of its tissues.


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Leon Trotsky () ranks among the greatest and most controversial figures in the political history of the 20th century. During his lifetime he was the target of a vicious campaign of lies orchestrated by the Stalinist regime in the Soviet Union, which culminated in his assassination in exile.5/5(1).

North argues that the political motivation for the biographers' inexcusable lack of scholarship stems from what he terms the "post-Soviet School of Historical Falsification" (i.e., following the liquidation of the Soviet Union in ), whose primary objective has been to discredit Trotsky "as a significant historical figure and to deny that he represented an alternative to Stalinism."/5(9).

The only Bolshevik leader to write his memoirs, Leon Trotsky published this remarkable book inthe first year of a perilous, decade-long exile that ended with his assassination in Mexico. Expelled from the Communist party and deported from the Soviet Union, the former People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs recalled his lifelong struggle.

Leon Trotsky and the post-Soviet school of historical falsification A review of two Trotsky biographies, by Geoffrey Swain and Ian Thatcher By David North 9 May Leon Trotsky The Stalin School of Falsification () The Stalin School of Falsification was translated by Max Shachtman in for Pioneer Publishers.

Two new Trotsky biographies were published, the first in and the second inby Professors Ian Thatcher and Geoffrey Swain. These works contained no. Leon Trotsky has books on Goodreads with ratings.

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Books shelved as trotsky: The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver, History of the Russian Revolution by Leon Trotsky, The Revolution Betrayed by Leon Trotsky, T. North argues that the political motivation for the biographers' inexcusable lack of scholarship stems from what he terms the "post-Soviet School of Historical Falsification" (i.e., following the liquidation of the Soviet Union in ), whose primary objective has been to discredit Trotsky "as a significant historical figure and to deny that he represented an alternative to Stalinism."Cited by: 1.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Leon Trotsky (Trotsky, Leon, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Trotsky, Leon, Between Red and White: A Study of Some Fundamental Questions of Revolution, With Particular Reference to Georgia (London: Communist Party of Great Britain, ) (page images at HathiTrust).

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Leon Trotsky and the Post-Soviet school of historical falsification: Abstract: "Leon Trotsky () ranks among the greatest and most controversial figures in the political history of the 20th century. Leon Trotsky was a Bolshevik revolutionary and Marxist theorist.

He was one of the leaders of the Russian October Revolution, second only to Vladimir Lenin. During the early days of the Soviet Union, he served first as People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs and later as the founder and commander of the Red Army and People's Commissar of War.4/5.

The same goes for all those in the media, scientific journals and universities who have praised his book because they agree with the objective announced by Service: to “completely destroy” Leon.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Leon Trotsky and the Post-Soviet School of Historical Falsification at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Leon Trotsky's The Stalin School of Falsification The Stalin School of Falsification was translated by Max Shachtman in for Pioneer Publishers.

This transcription for the World Wide Web was made from this same edition. Max Shachtman's notes are also from the original edition. Leon Trotsky as a person and as a figure in world history. €€€The Post-Soviet School of Historical Falsification has thus received a severe blow.

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, historians of this school—including Dmitri Volkogonov (Russia), Richard Pipes (US), Geoffrey Swain and. Stalin banishes Trotsky Leon Trotsky, a leader of the Bolshevik revolution and early architect of the Soviet state, is deported by Soviet leader Joseph Stalin to .Leon Trotsky & the Post-Soviet School of Historical Falsification avg rating — 4 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5.

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