A Documentary History of Communism, Volume 2

Daniels, Robert V. (ed.)
Publisher:  Vintage
Year Published:  1960  
Pages:  394pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6259


Table of Contents:

4. Soviet Communism: The Transformation under Stalin, 1929-1941
Stalin's Revolution: Stalin, The Right Deviation in the CPSU(B) (April, 1929)

Disciplining the Intellectuals: Resolution of the Second All-Union Conference of the Marxist-Leninist Scientific Research Institutions, On Contemporary Problems of the Philosophy of Marxism-Leninism (April, 1929)

Rakovsky on Bureaucracy:
a) Letter on the Causes of the Degeneration of the Party and Governmental Apparatus (August 2, 1928)
b) Evaluation of the Situation: On the Eve of the Sixteenth Party Conference, April, 1929
c) Declaration to the Central Committee and the Central Control Commission (August 22, 1929)
d) Theses of August, 1929
e) Circular of the Bolshevik-Leninist Opposition (April, 1930)

Stalin on the Liquidation of the: Problems of Agrarian Policy in the USSR (December, 1929)

The Socialized Economy and Revolutionary Law: Pashukanis, The Soviet State and the Revolution in Law (1930)

Stalin on the Ends and Means of Industrialization:
a) The Tasks of Business Executives (February, 1931)
b) New Conditions - New Tasks in Economic Construction (June, 1931)

Stalin on the Sanctity of Leninism: Some Questions Concerning the History of Bolshevism (1931)

The New Educational Policy: Decision of the Central Committee on the Primary and Secondary School, September 5, 1931

Stalin's Social Ideal: Report of the Central Committee to the Seventeenth Party Congress (January, 1934)

The New History: Decree of the Council of People's Commissars and the Central Committee, On the Teaching of Civic History (May 1934)

The New Nationalism: For the Fatherland!(Pravda, June 9, 1934)

Socialist Realism: Gorky, Soviet Literature (August, 1934)

The New Family Ideal: Discussion of the Law on Abolition of Legal Abortion (Pravda, May 28 and June 9, 1936)

Trotsky on the New Soviet Society: The Revolution Betrayed (1937)

The Great Purge: Stalin, On the Inadequacies of Party Work and Measures for Liquidating Trotskyist and Other Double-Dealers (March, 1937)

The Moscow Trials: The Case of the Anti-Soviet Bloc of Rights and Trotskyites (1938)

The Purges of Torture: Stalin, Telegram of January 20, 1939

The Plea of a Purge Victim: Eikhe, Declaration to Stalin (October 27, 1939)

Stalin as a Philosopher: Dialectical and Historical Materialism (1938)

Vyshinsky on the New Law: The Law of the Soviet State (1938)

Labor of Discipline: Resolution Concerning Consolidation of Labor Discipline (December 28, 1938)

Stalin on the State and the Intelligentsia: Report of the Central Committee to the Eighteenth Party Congress (March, 1939)

Malenkov on Bureaucratic Efficiency: Report to the Eighteenth Party Conference, On The Task of Party Organization in the Field of Industry and Transportation (February, 1941)

5. International Communism, 1919 - 1941
The Prospect of International Revolution - Germany: Manifesto of the Spartacus Group (December, 1918)

The Founding of the Communist International: Manifesto of the Communist International to the Proletariat of the Entire World (March, 1919)

The Hungarian Soviet Republic: Proclamation of the Revolutionary Governing Council of Hungary (March 22, 1919)

Lukacs on Force and Consciousness: The Change in the Function of Historical Materialism (1919)

Leninist Discipline in the Comintern: The Twenty-one Conditions (August, 1920)

Zinoviev on the German Revolution: Problems of the German Revolution (1923)

The Trotskyists on the Comintern: Declaration of the Eighty-four (May, 1927)

The "Third Period": Earl Browder, Speech at the Thirteenth Plenum of the Executive Committee of the Communist International (January, 1934)

The Fourth International: For the Fourth International (The New International, July, 1934)

The Popular Front: Resolution of he Seventh Comintern Congress, The Offensive of Fascism (August, 1935)

The Spanish Civil War: Jose Diaz, For Unity, until Victory (March, 1937)

The Nazi-Soviet Pact : Molotov, The Meaning of the Soviet-German Non-Aggression Pact (August 31, 1939)

6. The Expansion of Communism, 1941 - 1953
Russia in the Second World War:
a) Stalin on the Patriotic War (November 6, 1941)
b) Stalin on the Two Camps (November 6, 1942)

Dissolution of the Comintern: Resolution of the Presidium of the Executive Committee of the Communist International (May 22, 1943)

Guerrilla Revolution - the Yugoslav Partisans:
a) Statement of the Second Assembly of the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation (November 29, 1943)
b) Declaration by the National Liberation Committee of Yugoslavia (August 1944)

Stalin's War Aims: Speech on the Twenty-Seventh Anniversary of the October Revolution (November 6, 1944)

Stalin on Poland: Message to Roosevelt (December 27, 1944)

Stalin on the Great-Russians: Speech at Reception for Red Army Commanders (May 24, 1945)

The Revival of International Communism: Jacques Duclos, On the Dissolution of the Communist Party of the United States (May, 1945)

Stalin's Analysis of Victory: Pre-Election Speech of February 9, 1946

The Zhdanov Movement: Zhdanov, Report to the Union of Soviet Writers (August, 1946)

The "People's Democracies": Eugene Varga, Democracy of a New Type (1947)

The Cold War and the Cominform: Zhdanov, Report on the International Situation, a the Founding Conference of the Communist Information Bureau in Poland (September, 1947)

Party Control of Science-Genetics: Resolution of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, On the Question of the Status and Problems of Biological Science (August 26, 1948)

The Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia: Klement Gottwald, Speech to the Constituent National Assembly (March 10, 1948)

The Soviet-Yugoslav Break:
a) The Cominform Resolution (June 28, 1948)
b) The Yugoslav Reply (June 29, 1948)

National Communism in Poland-The Fall of Gomulka: Gomulka Speech to the Central Committee of the Polish Workers' Party (September, 1948)

The "Dictatorship of the Proletariat" in Eastern Europe: Josef Revai, On the Character of Our People's Democracy (1949)

The Campaign against "Cosmopolitanism": On the Tasks of Soviet Historians in the Struggle with Manifestations of Bourgeois Ideology, Questions of History, N. 2, 1949 (July, 1949)

The Purge of "Titoists" in Eastern Europe: Indictment of Laszlo Rajk (September, 1949)

The Titoist Critique of Stalinism-Djilas: On New Roads of Socialism (March, 1950)

Yugoslav Socialism-Tito on Workers' Control of Industry: Workers Manage Factories in Yugoslavia (April, 1950)

Stalin on Language and Society: Marxism and Linguistics (1950)

Stalin on Economics Laws: Economic Problems of Socialism in the USSR (1952)

The Limits of Stalinism-Malenkov on Imperfections in the Party: Report of the Central Committee to the Nineteenth Party Congress (October, 1952)

7. Communism Since Stalin
The death of Stalin and Collective Leadership: L. Slepov, Collectivity Is the Highest Principle of Party Leadership (April, 1953)

The Purge of Beria: Pravda on the Dismissal of Beria (July 10, 1953)

The "New Course" in Eastern Europe-Imre Nagy: Speech to the Hungarian National Assembly (July 4, 1953)

The "New Course" in the USSR-Malenkov on Agriculture and Coexistence: Speech to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR (August 8, 1953)

The Fall of Malenkov and the Renewed Stress on Industrialization:

a) Shepilov'a Attack on the Consumer Goods Line (January 24, 1955)
b) Malenkov's Statement of Resignation (February 8, 1955)

Khrushchev and Tito: Khrushchev, Speech on Arrival at Belgrade (May 26, 1955)

"De-Stalinization": Khrushchev, Secret Speech at the Twentieth Party Congress (February, 1956)

Togliatti on De-Stalinization: Nine Question on Stalinism (June, 1956)

The " October Revolution" in Poland: Gomulka, Speech to the Central Committee of the Polish United Workers' Party (October 20, 1956)

The Hungarian Revolution:

a) Demands of a Workers' Council (October 25, 1956)
b) The Workers' Council Movement
c) The Nagy Government
d) A National-Communist Party
e) Soviet Intervention
f) Kadar's Pro-Soviet Regime
g) Communist Resistance to Kadar

The Disintegration of the American Communist Party: Joseph Clark's Letter of Resignation (September 9, 1957)

"Revisionism" in Poland: Leszek Kolakowski, Responsibility and History (September, 1957)

The Liberal Communist Protest-Djilas: The New Class (1957)

The "Anti-Party Group": Resolution of the Central Committee of the CSPU, On the Anti-Party Group (June 29, 1957)

Khrushchev on the Arts: For a Close Tie between Literature and Art and the Life of the People (August, 1957)

The Reaffirmation of International Communist Solidarity: Declaration of the Conference of Communist Parties (November, 1957)

Khrushchev on the " Transition to Communism": Political Report to the Twenty-First Party Congress (January, 1959)

8. Communism in the Far East
The Founding of the Chinese Communist Party: Manifesto of June 10, 1922

The Comintern and Chinese Communism: Theses on the Chinese Situation and Plan of Action for the Chinese Communist (November-December, 1926)

The 1927 Debacle of Chinese Communism: Circular Letter of the Central Committee of the CCP (August 7, 1927)

Mao Tse-tung on the Peasant Movement: The Struggle in the Chingkang Mountains (November, 1928)

Ch'en Tu-hsiu on Stalin's Errors: Open Letter (December 10, 1929)

The Proletarian Line-Li Li-san: The New Revolutionary Rising Tide (June, 1930)

The Moscow Orientation-Wang Ming: Revolution, War, and Intervention in China, and the Tasks of the Communist Party (December, 1933)

Mao on the Anti-Japanese "United Front": Urgent Tasks of the Chinese Revolution since the Formation of the Kuomintang-Chinese Communist Party United Front (September, 1937)

Liu Shao-ch'i on Party Discipline: On the Training of a Communist Party Member (August, 1939)

Mao on the "New Democracy" (January, 1940)

The "Thought Reform" Movement:
a) Mao on Literature and Art
b) Leadership and the Masses

Mao's War Aims: On Coalition Government (April, 1945)

The Chinese Civil War: Mao, The Present Situation and Our Tasks (December, 1947)

Communist Victory in China: Mao, On the People's Democratic Dictatorship (July, 1949)

The Chinese People's Republic: Common Program (September, 1949)

The Sino-Soviet Alliance: Chou En-lai, Speech on the Singing of the Agreements of February 14, 1950

Land Reform: Liu Shao-ch'i, On the Agrarian Reform Law (June, 1950)

National Minorities in China-Tibet: Agreement between the Chinese Central People's Government on the Administration of Tibet (May 23, 1951)

The Korean War and Industrialization: Chou Enlai, Political Report to the People's Political Consultative Council (February, 1953)

The Collectivization of the Chinese Peasants: Decision of the Central Committee of the CCP on the Development of Agricultural Producer Cooperatives (December, 1953)

China and Coexistence:
a) The "Five Principles" of Coexistence
b) The Bandung Conference

The "Thaw in China: Lu Ting-yi, Let All Flowers Bloom Together (May, 1956)

Liu Shao-ch'I on the Transition to Socialism: Political Report to the Eighth Party Congress, 1st Session (September, 1956)

Mao on Contradictions: On the Correct Handling of Contradictions Among the People (February, 1957)

The Rectification Campaign: Teng Hsiao-p'ing, On the Movement to Rectify Work Style (September, 1957)

The "Great Leap Forward": Liu Shao-sh'I, Political Report to the Eighth Party Congress, 2nd Session (May, 1958)

The Communes: Resolution of the Central Committee of the CCP, On the Establishment of People's Communes in the Rural Areas (August, 1958)

North Korean Communism: Kim Il Sung, Address to the Korean People (December, 1950)

Vietnamese Communism: Manifesto of the Vietnam Labor Party (February, 1951)

Indian Communism: Policy Statement of the Communist Party of India (June, 1951)

Indonesian Communism:
a) Role of the Party and Doctrine
b) Stages of the Indonesian Revolution

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