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The Communist Movement: From Comintern to Cominform. Part One: The Crisis of the Communist International; Part Two: The Zenith of Stalinism
The Communist Movement: From Comintern to Cominform. Part One: The Crisis of the Communist International; Part Two: The Zenith of Stalinism
By Fernando Claudin
Monthly Review Press, 1976, pp
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A former leading member of the Spanish Communist Party with years of experience in the movement writes an illuminating history and Marxist critique of Stalin's policies, which resulted in betrayal of the revolution in other countries, division of the world with the capitalist powers, and the eventual crisis of Stalinism.