J. V. Stalin
Source : Works, Vol. 5,
1921 - 1923
Publisher : Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow, 1954
Transcription/Markup : Salil Sen for MIA, 2008
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Volume 5 contains works of J. V. Stalin written in the years 1921-23.
The volume consists chiefly of articles, reports and speeches on the Party's tasks in connection with the restoration of the national economy, on the new forms of the alliance of the working class and peasantry under the conditions of the New Economic Policy, on strengthening the organisational and ideological unity of the Party, on the forms and methods of contact between the Party and the masses ("Our Disagreements,” "The Immediate Tasks of Communism in Georgia and Transcaucasia,” "The Prospects,” the reports to the Tenth and Twelfth Party Congresses).
The volume includes the synopsis of the pamphlet The Political Strategy and Tactics of the Russian Communists and the articles: "The Party Before and After Taking Power” and "Concerning the Question of the Strategy and Tactics of the Russian Communists,” in which J. V. Stalin develops Lenin's doctrine on the political strategy and tactics of the Bolshevik Party.
A considerable number of the works in this volume are devoted to the development of the theory of the national question, to the Bolshevik Party's national policy, to the building of the Soviet multi-national state and the elaboration of the fundamental principles of the first Constitution of the U.S.S.R. (theses for the Tenth and Twelfth Party Congresses, the reports to the Tenth and Twelfth Party Congresses and to the Fourth Conference of the Central Committee of the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks) With Responsible Workers of the National Republics and Regions, reports to the Tenth All-Russian Congress of Soviets and to the First Congress of Soviets of the U.S.S.R., and the articles : "Concerning the Presentation of the National Question,” "The October Revolution and the National Policy of the Russian Communists,” etc.).
In this volume, the following are published for the first time : The Political Strategy and Tactics of the Russian Communists (synopsis of a pamphlet) ; "Draft Platform on the National Question”; report on "Practical Measures for Implementing the Resolution on the National Question Adopted by the Twelfth Party Congress”; Reply to the Discussion and Reply to Speeches at the Fourth Conference oI the Central Committee of the R.C.P.(B.) With Responsible Workers of the National Republics and Regions.
Marx-Engels-Lenin Institute of the C.C., C.P.S.U.(B.)