Swain, G. (2006) Trotsky. Longman-Pearson. ISBN 9780582771901

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In deference to the theme of the Profiles in Power series, Swain has focused this biographical examination of Leon Trotsky on the years the Bolshevik leader was either in power or on its fringes. Such an approach leads to some starkly different conclusions than earlier Trotsky scholarship, including Swain's argument that Trotsky was hardly the world revolutionist of earlier biographies, only coming to critique Stalin's "socialism in one country" because it made too many concessions to the peasantry.

Item Type:Books
Keywords:Trotsky, 1879-1940; Statesmen, Soviet Union, Biography; Revolutionaries, Soviet Union, Biography; Soviet Union, Politics and government, 1917-1936
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Swain, Professor Geoffrey
Authors: Swain, G.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Central and East European Studies
Research Group:History, Memory and Legacy
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