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

J. V. Stalin


May 13, 1927

From J. V. Stalin, On the Opposition,
Foreign Languages Press, Peking, 1974

pp. 667-95.

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

Vol. 9, pp. 243-73.

Prepared © for the Internet by David J. Romagnolo, (July 1997)


    The articles and speeches by J. V. Stalin contained in English edition of On the Opposition follow the order of the Russian edition put out by the State Publishing House of the Soviet Union in 1928. The English translation, including the notes at the end of the book, is taken from Stalin's Works, Vols. 5-10, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow, 1953-54, with some technical changes.

        References in Roman numerals to Lenin's Works mentioned in the text are to the third Russian edition. The English references are indicated by the publisher in footnotes.


      [137] This refers to the Cologne Democratic League, which was formed in the period of the German bourgeois revolution of 1848. The League included workers as well as bourgeois-democratic elements. Karl Marx was elected a member of the district committee of the democratic leagues of the Rhine region and Westphalia and was one of its leaders.    [p.671]

      [138] The Neue Rheinische Zeitung, published in Cologne from June 1, 1848 to May 19,1849. It was directed by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. The editor-in-chief was Karl Marx. On the Neue Rheinische Zeitung, see Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, Selected Works, F.L.P.H., Moscow, 1951, Vol. II, pp. 297-305.    [p.671]

      [139] See J. V. Stalin, Works, F.L.P.H., Moscow, 1954, Vol. 7, p. 149.    [p.674]

      [140] This refers to the resolution of the Seventh Enlarged Plenum of the Executive Committee of the Comintern, on the situation in China, adopted on December 16, 1926. (For the resolution of the plenum see the book Theses and Resolutions of the Seventh Enlarged Plenum of the executive Committee of the Comintern, Moscow-Leningrad, 1927.)    [p.675]