V. I.   Lenin

Socialism and War

The Attitude of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party Towards the War[1]


Written: Written in July–August 1915
Published: Published in pamphlet form in the autumn of 1915 by the Sotsial-Demokrat Editorial Board in Geneva. Published according to the pamphlet tex.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Foreign Languages Press, 1970, Peking, Volume 21, pages 295-338.
Translated:
Transcription\Markup: E. OCallaghan
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Contents

*. PREFACE TO THE FIRST (Foreign) EDITION  297
*. PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION  298
Chapter I. The Principles of Socialism and the War of 1914–1915  299
Chapter II. Classes and Parties in Russia  317
Chapter III. The Restoration of the International  323
Chapter IV. The History of the Split and the Present State of Social-Democracy in Russia  331

 


Notes

[1] The pamphlet Socialism and War was published in German in September 1915 and distributed among the delegates to the Zimmerwald Socialist Conference. In 1916 it was published in French.


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