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By Kevin McDermott

This available textual content presents a accomplished narrative and interpretative account of the full heritage of the Communist overseas, 1919-1943. via incorporating the latest Western and Soviet examine the authors clarify the mythical complexities of Comintern historical past and chart its degeneration from a innovative internationalist company into an obedient tool of Soviet international coverage. Key issues contain: continuities and discontinuities among the Leninist and Stalinist levels, Bolshevisation as opposed to nationwide traditions, and the function of major participants within the Comintern equipment. a variety of files will elucidate those critical subject matters.

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