International Communism and the Communist International, 1919-43

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Lecturer in History Tim Rees, Tim Rees, Andrew Thorpe
Manchester University Press, 1998 - Political Science - 323 pages
A collection of essays, using many of the newly available Russian and East European sources, to look at the history of the political phenomena of Communism. Covers Communism in three continents and fourteen countries, addresses the role of Lenin and Stalin, and the reasons for the failure to spread revolution outside Russia.
 

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Contents

Zimmerwald and the origins of the Third International
15
The history of the Comintern in light of new documents
31
Structure of the Moscow apparatus of the Comintern
41
The Communist International and the British Communist
67
The Communist International and a Trotskyite menace
87
French communism and the Communist International
95
The Comintern and the Italian Communist Party in light
103
Germany in
117
The highpoint of Comintern influence? The Communist
143
Nationalist or internationalist? The Portuguese Communist
168
Tito and the twilight of the Comintern Geoffrey Swain
205
The Communist International and the American Communist
225
The Comintern the Chinese Communist Party and the three
254
Indians and the rhetoric
271
The Comintern and the Japanese Communist Party
285
Index
309

Communist Party in the Netherlands and the Comintern
127

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About the author (1998)

ANDREW THORPE is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Exeter, UK. His previous publications include "Britain in the 1930s" (Blackwell, 1992) and "The Longman Companion to Britain in the Era of the World Wars" (Longman, 1994).

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