Pierre Frank

The Fourth International:

The Long March of the Trotskyists

First Published: La Quatrieme Internationale in 1969 by Francois Maspero, Paris
First English translation published in 1972 by Intercontinental Press, Vol. 10, Nos. 10-22, Intercontinental Press
Expanded edition first published in 1979 by Ink Links, London
Transcribed: For the ETOL, Febrary, 2001




Chapter I. Historical Continuity

Chapter II. From 1923 to 1929 -- The Bolshevik-Leninist Faction in the USSR

Chapter III. From 1929 to 1933 -- Formation of the International Left Opposition

Chapter IV. From 1933 to 1938 -- Preparing for the Fourth International

Chapter V. From the Founding of the Fourth International to the Second World Congress (1938-48)

Chapter VI. From the Second World Congress to the 1953 Split

Chapter VII. Splits and Reunification (1953-68)

Chapter VIII. The Turn in the World Situation (1968 onwards)

Chapter IX. The 'Long March' of the Trotskyists

Chapter X. Those Who Died So That the International Might Live

Appendix I. 'For Early Reunification of the World Trotskyist Movement' (1963)

Appendix II. Trotskyists and the Resistance in World War Two

Last updated on: 13.2.2005