Bolshevik Writers: J. V. Stalin (1879-1953)

Bolshevik Writers: J. V. Stalin (1879-1953)

J. V. Stalin

 

THE SLOGAN OF THE DICTATORSHIP OF THE PROLEARIAT
AND THE POOR PEASANTRY IN THE
PERIOD OF PREPARATION FOR OCTOBER

Reply to S. Pokrovsky

From J. V. Stalin, Problems of Leninism,
Foreign Languages Press, Peking, 1976

pp. 253-65.

Based on J. V. Stalin, Works,
Foreign Languages Publishing House,
Moscow, 1954

Vol. 9, pp. 274-87.


Prepared © for the Internet by David J. Romagnolo, djr@cruzio.com (August 1997)


PUBLISHER'S NOTE  The present English edition of J. V. Stalin's Problems of Leninism corresponds to the eleventh Russian edition of 1952. The English translation up to page 766 (including the relevant notes at the end of the book) is taken from Stalin's Works, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow, 1953-55, Vol. 6 and Vols. 8-13, while the rest is taken from the same publishers' 1953 edition of Problems of Leninism. Minor changes have been made in the translation and the notes.

    Volume and page references to Lenin's Works made in the text are to the third Russian edition. References to English translations are added, as footnotes, by the present publisher.


NOTES

  [52] Novaya Zhizn (New Life ) -- a Menshevik newspaper published in Petrograd from April 1917 to July 1918.    [p.258]