A collection of various talks, letters, and excerpted pieces by Lenin on the Paris Commune for Volume Five of the Little Lenin Library. In all there would be 40 volumes of the Little Lenin Library. It began in 1930 and was edited by Alexander Trachtenberg, published by the Communist Party’s International Publishers in conjunction with the Marx-Engels-Lenin Institute of Moscow. Many of the volumes went through different editions.
The Paris Commune by V.I. Lenin. Little Lenin Library No. 5. International Publishers, New York. 1934.
Contents: Introduction by Paul Braun, In Memory of the Commune (April 28, 1911), Lessons of the Commune (March 23, 1908), Marx’s Estimation of the Commune (February, 1907), From State and Revolution (1917) – In What Does the Heroism of the Communards Consist? – What Is to Replace the Shattered State Machinery? – The Destruction of Parliamentarism – The Organisation of National Unity – Destruction of the Parasite-State, Supplementary Explanations of Engels – The Housing Question – Polemic Against the Anarchists – Letter to Bebel – The 1891 Preface to Marx’s Civil War in France – Vulgarization of Marx by the Opportunists, The Commune and Democracy (1919), Bourgeois and Proletarian Democracy, Can the be Equality Between the Exploiters and the Exploited?, The Commune and the Soviets (1919), Bourgeois Democracy, The First Step (1919), A New Type of State, The Soviet Power and the Commune, The Paris Commune and the Tasks of the Democratic Dictatorship (1905). 62 pages.
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