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  • Leon Trotsky

    This illustrated introduction's irreverent cartoons will amuse readers, and surprise them with its sophisticated portrait of Trotsky's life and works.
  • Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937

    The first biography—in any language—of Alexander Shlyapnikov, a leader and founder, along with Kollontai, of the Workers’ Opposition.
  • Russia

    In the Russian revolution of 1917, workers took control of a major country for the first time in history.
  • Russia: From Workers' State to State Capitalism

    The essays in this book describe the triumph and defeat of the Russian revolution. They show that Stalin’s dictatorship was not the inevitable...
  • Eyewitnesses to the Russian Revolution

    Edited by Todd Chretien
    The Russian Revolution turned the world upside down. This reader tells the story of what happened with riveting eyewitness accounts.
  • All Power to the Soviets


    Tony Cliff was a lifelong organizer within the international socialist movement. His groundbreaking work established the unique interpretation of...
  • Building the Party

    The Russian Revolution of 1917 was one of the pivotal events in world history, and the Russian Bolshevik Party played a central role in that...
  • The Revolution Besieged

    The last installment of Tony Cliff's biography of Russian revolutionary V.I. Lenin, available for the first time in the U.S.
  • Leon Trotsky and the Organizational Principles of the Revolutionary Party

    Trotsky’s own words on revolutionary organization, from 1917 to 1940, highlight the dynamics of democratic initiative and principled centralism.
  • The Comintern

    The Comintern, from its years as a school of strategy and tactics, to its Stalinist demise.
  • Lenin's Political Thought

    A comprehensive history of the political and philosophical evolution of history's most controversial revolutionary.
  • Reminiscences of Lenin

    A personal account of Lenin’s life and thought, written by the woman who knew him best.
  • Lenin and the Revolutionary Party

    Lenin's political and organizational ideas confront the reality of the labor movement and the revolutionary process.
  • October Song

    An evocative and inspiring account of the events of the 1917 Russian Revolution and its legacy.

  • Unfinished Leninism

    A stimulating collection of essays on the revolutionary socialist Vladimir Lenin that survey fierce controversies over his life and ideas.
  • State and Revolution

    As both historical document and political statement, State and Revolution's importance can hardly be exaggerated.
  • Leninism under Lenin

    A winner of the Isaac Deutscher Prize Liebmann highlights democratic dimensions in Lenin's thinking as it developed over 25 years.
  • Lenin Rediscovered

    Lars T. Lih revolutionizes the conventional interpretation of Lenin's classic, included here in an authoritative new translation.
  • Revolution and Counterrevolution

    An exciting contribution to the discussion about class and the Russian Revolution.
  • Alexandra Kollontai

    Kollotai was a brilliant and passionate defender of the ideals of the Russian revolution and women's liberation.
  • The Preobrazhensky Papers: Archival Documents and Materials

    The documents in this volume, newly discovered and translated into English for the first time, reveal a previously unknown Preobrazhensky.
  • The Bolsheviks Come to Power

    A classic work depicting the early months of the Russian Revolution. With a new introduction for the Revolution's centenary.
  • To the Masses

    Edited by John Riddell
    The proceedings and resolutions of the third congress of the Communist International available in translation for the first time.
  • Toward the United Front

    Edited by John Riddell
    The proceedings of the last congress of the Communist International in which Lenin participated, now at last available in English