Tony Cliff

Lenin 3

Revolution Besieged


Tony Cliff, Lenin 3: Revolution Besieged.
First published in 1978 by Pluto Press, London.
Transcribed by Greg Jones.
Marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for the Marxists’ Internet Archive.


List of Abbreviations

1. The Bolshevik Government’s First Steps

2. The Consolidation of Power

3. Dissolution of the Constituent Assembly

4. The Peace of Brest-Litovsk

5. Transition from Capitalism to Socialism

6. ‘We Need State Capitalism’

7. War Communism (1918–1921)

8. The Heroic and the Tragic Intertwine

9. The Proletariat Under War Communism

10. War Communism and the Peasantry

11. The Withering Away of the State?

12. The Establishment of the Bolshevik’s Political Monopoly

13. Transformation of the Party

14. Lenin and the Military Front


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