Lenin's Electoral Strategy from Marx and Engels Through the Revolution of 1905
The Ballot, the Streets - or Both

Nimtz, August H.
Publisher:  Palgrave Macmillan
Year Published:  2014  
ISBN:  9781137393777
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX18192

This book explores the time in which Lenin developed his attitude to electoral strategy, beginning with the Marxist roots of Lenin's politics, and then detailing his efforts to lead the deputies of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party in the First and Second State Dumas, concluding with Russia's first experiment in representative institutions from 1906 to 1907.

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Table of Contents:

1. What Marx and Engels Bequeathed
2. Revolutionary Continuity: Lenin's Politics Prior to 1905
3. 'The Dress Rehearsal' and the First Duma
4. From Revolution to 'Coup d'État': The Second Duma