Reconstructing Lenin by Tamas Krausz ; Translated By Balint Bethlenfalvy With Mario Fenyo

Full Title: Reconstructing Lenin: An Intellectual Biography
Author/Editor(s): Tamas Krausz; Balint Bethlenfalvy; Mario D. Fenyo
ISBN: 1583674497, 9781583674499
Publisher: Monthly Review Press
Published Place: New York New York
Published/Copyright Year: 2015
Language: English
Physical Description: 25 cm
LCCN: 2014047250
Number of pages: 552 (552 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
Lenin, Vladimir Ilich, > 1870-1924
Lenin, Vladimir Ilich, > 1870-1924 > Political And Social Views
Revolutionaries > Soviet Union > Biography
Intellectuals > Soviet Union > Biography
Heads Of State > Soviet Union > Biography
Revolutions > Philosophy
Socialism > Philosophy
Soviet Union > History > Revolution, 1917-1921
Russia > Politics And Government > 1894-1917
Soviet Union > Politics And Government > 1917-1936

Who was Lenin
Russian capitalism and the revolution
Organization and revolution
The war and the national question
The state and revolution
Dictatorship and democracy in practice
World revolution : method and myth
The theory of socialism : possibility or utopia
Summary comments in place of a postscript
Chronology of Russian history, 1917-1924
Biographical sketchs.
"Vladimir Ilyich Lenin is among the most enigmatic and influential figures of the twentieth century. While his life and work are crucial to any understanding of modern history and the socialist movement, generations of writers on the left and the right have seen fit to embalm him endlessly with superficial analysis or dreary dogma. Now, after the fall of the Soviet Union and 'actually-existing' socialism, it is possible to consider Lenin afresh, with sober senses trained on his historical context and how it shaped his theoretical and political contributions. Reconstructing Lenin, four decades in the making and now available in English for the first time, is an attempt to do just that. Tamas Krausz, an esteemed Hungarian scholar writing in the tradition of Gyorgy Lukacs, Ferenc Tokei, and Istvan Meszaros, makes a major contribution to a growing field of contemporary Lenin studies. This rich and penetrating account reveals Lenin busy at the work of revolution, his thought shaped by immediate political events but never straying far from a coherent theoretical perspective. Krausz balances detailed descriptions of Lenin's time and place with lucid explications of his intellectual development, covering a range of topics like war and revolution, dictatorship and democracy, socialism and utopianism. Reconstructing Lenin will change the way you look at a man and a movement; it will also introduce the English-speaking world to a profound radical scholar"
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBNPlus ID: UPE.BW94.38930-11-2096234
Other ID: 863195451(OCLC);863201049(OCLC);863201050(OCLC);882566585(OCLC)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
All Languages: English; Hungarian
LC Call No: DK254.L4 K655 2015
Dewey Decimal: 947.084/1092
Released Date: 20150317

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APA Style:
Krausz, T., Bethlenfalvy, B. & Fenyo, M.D. (2015). Reconstructing Lenin: An Intellectual Biography. New York New York: Monthly Review Press.

MLA Style:
Krausz, Tamas, Balint Bethlenfalvy, and Mario D. Fenyo. Reconstructing Lenin: An Intellectual Biography. New York New York: Monthly Review Press, 2015. Print.

Chicago Style:
Krausz, Tamas, Balint Bethlenfalvy, and Mario D. Fenyo. Reconstructing Lenin: An Intellectual Biography. New York New York: Monthly Review Press, 2015.