© 1991

The Bolshevik Party in Conflict

The Left Communist Opposition of 1918


Part of the Studies in Soviet History and Society book series (SSHS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Ronald I. Kowalski
    Pages 1-10
  3. Ronald I. Kowalski
    Pages 11-23
  4. Ronald I. Kowalski
    Pages 24-59
  5. Ronald I. Kowalski
    Pages 60-82
  6. Ronald I. Kowalski
    Pages 83-98
  7. Ronald I. Kowalski
    Pages 99-119
  8. Ronald I. Kowalski
    Pages 120-144
  9. Ronald I. Kowalski
    Pages 183-188
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 189-244

About this book


An examination of the part played by the left Communists following the Russian revolution, the largest opposition to state socialism until the 1990s. The author feels that the leftist's vision offered no viable model for the construction of a democratic socialist society.


communism conflict politics revolution Russia socialism Ukraine

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Worcester College of Higher EducationUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Bolshevik Party in Conflict
  • Book Subtitle The Left Communist Opposition of 1918
  • Authors Ronald I. Kowalski
  • Series Title Studies in Soviet History and Society
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-47075-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-10369-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-10367-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 244
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics European History
    Modern History
    Political Science
    Political Theory
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