By Leon Trotsky
Kunal Chattopadhyay, Paul Le Blanc (eds.)
Leon Trotsky was once a key political determine of the 20th century – a pace-setter of the Russian revolution, founding father of the crimson military, writer of books on literature, historical past, morality, and politics.
Leon Trotsky: Writings in Exile comprises a few of his such a lot insightful and penetrating works. Exiled and remoted through Stalin, Trotsky used the one weapon he had left – phrases. In those writings, he defends the 1917 revolution, warns prophetically of fascism, and analyzes anti-colonial events within the worldwide south.
This assortment provides a feeling of the genuine Trotsky – passionate, humanist, Marxist. it is going to introduce the writings of 1 of history's nice revolutionaries to a brand new generation.
"Leon Trotsky used to claim that his contribution to international revolution through the years of exile used to be extra vital than his position as organizer of October 1917. as a minimum his principles encouraged Minnesota teamsters and Bolivian miners, Filippino peasants from Mindanao and insurgent scholars within the Latin zone, big apple intellectuals and French Surrealist poets. due to the initiative of Kunal Chattopadhyay and Paul Le Blanc, the most vital writings from this era are actually on hand in a single quantity; thought of with an open and significant brain, they're going to definitely supply helpful instruments for a Socialism of the twenty first Century." – Michael Löwy
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