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Lenin rediscovered: what is to be done? in context - Lars T. Lih

Lenin rediscovered: what is to be done? in context - Lars T. Lih

Lars T. Lih challenges the conventional interpretation of V. I. Lenin’s classic text, included here is an authoritative new translation. What Is to Be Done? has long been interpreted as evidence of Lenin’s “elitist” attitude toward workers. Lih uses a wide range of previously unavailable contextual sources to fundamentally overturn this reading of history’s most misunderstood revolutionary text. He argues that Lenin’s polemic must be seen within the context of a rising worker’s movement in Russia, and shows that Lenin’s perspective fit squarely within the mainstream of the socialist movement of his time.

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OliverTwister
Sep 1 2016 13:52

I liked this book a lot. It's quite long for a PDF, but Lars has an engaging style and he's quite good at making original points, which made the book much easier to read than might be expected from the subject.