Soviet Union and the World Communist Movement
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Soviet Union and the World Communist Movement by Leonard Bertram Schapiro

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Published by Australian National University in Canberra .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Communist International -- History -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby L. Schapiro.
SeriesResearch Students" Association. Annual lecture, 8
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHX11.I5 S27
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4381516M
LC Control Number78859492

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In this volume, Alan Levine traces the development of the Soviet Union and the Communist movement from to the Nazi invasion of the USSR in June Arguing that the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the Western democracies can only be fully understood by examining the doctrine and practices of the Soviet Union and the world Communist movement from their inception, Levine .   The ideology of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) was Marxism–Leninism, an ideology of a centralised command economy with a vanguardist one-party state to realise the dictatorship of the Soviet Union's ideological commitment to achieving communism included the development socialism in one country and peaceful coexistence with . The Soviet Union was one of the most powerful communist countries in the world due to its invincible army. During the Stalin’s era, Moscow was the center of an international communist movement. Most of the communist nations during the Cold War were the Soviet satellite states such as Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Bulgaria, along with. This book examines the communist movement in the Arab world from the time of the Russian revolution until after the collapse of the Soviet Union. It traces the interaction of the world communist movement which was characterized by an uncritical acceptance of Marxism-Leninism, and local communists, who moved from initial dependence on Moscow to a position more adapted to local .

  After overthrowing the centuries-old Romanov monarchy, Russia emerged from a civil war in as the newly formed Soviet Union. The world’s first Marxist-Communist .   In a dramatic confirmation of the growing rift between the two most powerful communist nations in the world, troops from the Soviet Union and the .   A decade after the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China established their formidable alliance in , escalating public disagreements between them broke the international communist movement apart. In The Sino-Soviet Split, Lorenz Lüthi tells the story of this rupture, which became one of the defining events of the Cold War.5/5(1). The Communist Party of the Soviet Union arose from the Bolshevik wing of the Russian Social Democratic Workers’ Party (RSDWP). The Bolsheviks, organized in , were led by Vladimir I. Lenin, and they argued for a tightly disciplined organization of professional revolutionaries who were governed by democratic centralism and were dedicated to achieving the dictatorship of the proletariat.

The World Peace Council (WPC) was set up by the Soviet Communist Party in –50 to promote Soviet foreign policy and to campaign against nuclear weapons at a time when only the USA had them. The WPC was directed by the International Department of the Soviet Communist Party via the Soviet Peace Committee, a WPC member. The WPC and its members took the line laid down by the . Arguing that the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the Western democracies can only be fully understood by examining the doctrine and practices of the Soviet Union and the world Communist movement from their inception, Levine offers a detailed account of the development of the state parties in Russia and China, the Communist seizure of.   For the people of the Soviet Union, World War II started on J , when Hitler invaded the USSR and the Great Patriotic war began. The people of . ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The heritage of Arab communist parties --The Soviet legacy --The Soviet Union and Arab issues, --The Soviet Union and Arab issues, --Perestroika and after --The crisis of the communism in the Arab world --A manifesto to the peoples of the East --The tasks of the .