This is the category on the major works of Leon Trotsky.
In the annals of political literature, few works have withstood the test of time so well as Leon Trotsky's The Revolution Betrayed
. More than 70 years after its initial publication, its analysis of the structure and dynamics of Soviet society and of the Soviet Union remains unsurpassed. Learn More
This book documents Trotsky's intervention in the political struggle with the Burnham-Shachtman tendency inside the US Socialist Workers Party, which was of fundamental importance for the Fourth International. Learn More
In this work, Trotsky, writing from the unique vantage point of a leading participant in both the 1905 and the October 1917 revolutions, explains the historical events, socio-economic processes, and political struggles that led to the creation of the world’s first workers’ state. Learn More
This book contains four articles by Trotsky devoted to fundamental problems of the revolutionary movement. Learn More
These writings by Leon Trotsky on the rise of fascism in Germany were aimed at changing the course of the German Communist Party (KPD). With a correct policy, this party would have been able to stop the rise of National Socialism and prevent Hitler’s victory. They represent a vital contribution to Marxism. Learn More
This volume contains a collection of Trotsky's writings on the Chinese revolution of 1925-27 and its aftermath. Learn More
First published in 1924, these essays by Trotsky illuminate the problem of literary creation in the first workers state.
"Trotsky was perhaps the greatest representative in history of the Marxist school of literary criticism, which itself incorporated what was most farsighted in the aesthetic criticism produced by the bourgeois-democratic revolutions of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries."
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Contains some of the most important articles
and speeches by Leon Trotsky on questions of everyday life, culture and education. The articles contained in the first section were first published in 1923 in the Soviet Union in the daily paper Pravda
and also as a book.
This edition also contains a selection of Trotsky's writings on education and culture, science and technology and the materialist world outlook. Learn More
At a time when old Stalinist lies about Trotsky are again being revived, My Life is essential reading.
This is an extraordinary work. Trotsky published this autobiography in 1930 while residing in Turkey, where Stalin had sent him into exile.
Trotsky's life is inseparably bound up with the great events of the first half of the 20th Century. Trotsky not only authored the theory of permanent revolution, which correctly anticipated the 1917 Russian Revolution, but played a key practical role. He was elected head of the Petrograd Soviet in 1905 and organized the October 1917 insurrection that brought the Bolsheviks to power. He later organized and led the Red Army in the Civil War to defend the revolution against internal and external counterrevolutionary forces.
The 1927 program of the Joint (Bolshevik-Leninist) Opposition which drew together the supporters of Trotsky and Zinoviev against Stalin and Bukharin. Submitted to the Central Committee in September 1927, the program was signed by thirteen members of the Central Committee, including Trotsky, Zinoviev, Kamenev, Smilga, Evdokimov, Rakovsky, Piatakov and Bakaev. Learn More