The Preobrazhensky Papers: Archival Documents and Materials, Volume 1: 1886-1920 (Historical Materialism, Volume 47)

The Preobrazhensky Papers: Archival Documents and Materials, Volume 1: 1886-1920 (Historical Materialism, Volume 47)

E. A. Preobrazhensky


Edited by way of Richard B. Day, college of Toronto, and Mikhail M. Gorinov. Translated by means of Richard B. Day

Historians usually know E.A. Preobrazhensky because the most famed Soviet economist of the Nineteen Twenties. English-language readers be aware of him top as writer of the hot Economics and co-author (with N.I. Bukharin ) of The ABC of Communism. The records during this quantity, many newly stumbled on and just about all translated into English for the 1st time, display a Preobrazhensky formerly unknown, whose pursuits ranged some distance past economics to incorporate not just celebration debates and concerns affecting the lives of staff and peasants, but additionally philosophy, global occasions, and Russian historical past, tradition and politics. together with moments of triumph and tragedy, they inform an intimate tale of political awakening and of dedication to socialist revolution because the route to human dignity.

E. A. Preobrazhensky (1886-1937) was once a number one Bolshevik, the main in demand Soviet economist of the Twenties, and co-author of The ABCs of Communism. A well known early member of Leon Trotsky's Left competition in its early phases, Preobrazhensky was once carried out through Stalin in 1937.

Contents:

Foreword via Mikhail M. Gorinov

Preface by means of Richard B. Day

Part I: the start of the line: 1886-1917

Part II. within the Years of Revolution and Civil conflict: 1917-20

Part III: The ABC of Communism

Biographical Notes

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