Lenin's "State and Revolution"
This is a book review of "State and Revolution" by Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. It looks at Lenin's reason for writing it, as well as the underlying points in his argument.
# 2360 | 1,350 words | 1 source | 2001 |
Published on Nov 01, 2001 in History (Leaders) , Literature (Russian) , Political Science (Communism) , Political Science (Political Theory)
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This paper is a book review on Lenin's "State and Revolution". It emphasizes Lenin's stance on a violent revolution, while using key phrases to portray this. The author shows Lenin's strong possession of Marx and Engel's beliefs and how he used them against other revolutionaries of his time.
From the Paper:"Lenin's work in "State and Revolution" can be debated as historically significant or as a propaganda masterpiece. In many ways, it is a recognition to both of the arguments made. His debate of the Marxist ideals, and many times biased anti-thesis of others debate, is able to portray many sides to the beliefs of Marx and Engels. As a propaganda tool, its knowledge of the actual Marxist information is impeccable and could be credited with sparking one of the most researched revolutions of the twentieth century. The fact that the meaning behind Lenin's text is still being debated is credit enough to the genius that went behind it, no matter what his original message was intended to be."
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