talk about the danger of a Bolshevist
'revolution' in this
This state of polarized public opinion entitled certain groups--like the Bolshevists
in Russia--to take over the reins of government.
But there has always been a counter-current to the anti-democratic practices of Leninists past and present, beginning as far back as the Menshevik opposition to Bolshevist
repression in the first heady days of the revolution.
A teacher-led pedagogy had been returned to the USSR during the 1930s after Stalin had brought the radical student-centred bolshevist
teaching methods of the 1920s to an end, but under 'High Stalinism' after World War Two authoritarian teaching was in the ascendant, since the development of pupils' initiative and self-discovery was not to be encouraged.
Russia was the first to sign a friendship treaty on March 16, 1921 with the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, which had recently been established under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal.
It is the result, finally, of the Bolshevist
It consisted, he said, of a "foul combination of criminality and animalism." "It is assuming," he further stated, "an aggressive and predatory form." He referred to the regime as the "Bolshevist
pestilence," and urged his countrymen to resist the advance of Bolshevist
tyranny in every country in the world (James, 1980).
To this intention, he writing the novel in Berlin in 1934, "some fifteen years after [his] escaping from the Bolshevist
regime, and just before the Nazi regime reached its full volume of welcome" (cf.
armies also attempted to capture Latvia but were repulsed, leaving in the hands of the Latvians supplies of Russian banknotes, half finished (i.e.
The first, "On Bolshevism," sets forth Lewis's thoughts on reading Vladimir Lenin's 1917 manifesto on Bolshevist
Communism, The State and Revolution, in 1924.
He gravitates to the fictional Bolshevist
Leninist Group in Vietnam (207), tries to bring the [PR.sup.3] radicals to membership in the Trotskyist Fourth International (207, 229-30), and, like those in the Columbia uprising connected to the nascent Weather Underground, seeks an alliance with armed black nationalists (230-31).
The project that emerged was no longer "national Bolshevist
," but rather "Thaw nationalist." Gone were all references to "formalism" and to the "musical" pronouncements of the Communist Party leadership of 1948-49.
The Soviets concluded their two-day celebration of the Thirty-seventh anniversary of the Bolshevist
[sic] revolution by staging two events which illustrate again the difference between their words and deeds.
One such news item, datelined Berlin (Edmonton Journal, 6 April 1923), revealed that "[s]erious conflicts in the Ukraine between Bolshevist
troops and peasants are reported in despatches ...
Nabokov reveals these tumultuous political environments in the foreword to the English translation of Invitation that he: "composed the Russian original exactly a quarter of a century ago in Berlin, some fifteen years after escaping from the Bolshevist
regime, and just before the Nazi regime reached its full volume of welcome.