Stalinisation


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social process of adopting (or being forced to adopt) the policies and practices of Joseph Stalin

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With the onset of Stalinisation in the KPD, Die Aktion became an important platform for opponents of that process.
(37) For Weber's 'Stalinisation thesis' see idem, Wandlung; see also idem, ,The Stalinisation of the KPD: Old and New Views', in N.
Bois' detailed portrait of 15 oppositional groups and currents, some of them overlapping due to splits and mergers, greatly enlarges our historical knowledge about the mechanisms of Stalinisation. In essence political divisions, caused by both ideological and strategic reasons, were the main reason for the opposition groupings' inability to mobilise the masses.
In this study--which included hundreds of biographical sketches of party officials--Weber developed a compelling explanation for the Stalinisation of the KPD, the largest communist party outside Soviet Russia.
Even after the homogenising drives of Bolshevisation and Stalinisation there was still relative diversity between and within the communist parties.
He then details how these events were re-written in party histories over time, in a manner reflecting the changing ideological demands of the KPD's Bolshevisation and subsequent Stalinisation. From Germany, our attention then turns to France and Spain.
For example, Hermann Weber, in his well-known and influential thesis about the stalinisation of the KPD, insistently points to the supposed existence of a 'democratic' communism of a Luxemburgist type, which he claims was dominant in the early years of the party.
He eschews a narrow partisanship, and in his discussions of stalinisation and the terror he certainly does not romanticise the Comintern.
At the core of these models lie the external imposition of 'stalinisation' and the rather static division of the communist movement into vanguard and milieu.
(3.) For a recent discussion of Weber's stalinisation theory, see the editors' introduction, 'Stalinization and communist historiography', in Norman LaPorte, Kevin Morgan and Matthew Worley (eds), Bolshevism, Stalinism and the Comintern: Perspectives on Stalinization, 1917-53, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2008, pp1-21; and Hermann Weber's own contribution, 'The stalinization of the KPD: old and new views', in ibid, pp22-44.
Outbursts of violence coincided with periods of extreme tension, notably bolshevisation, stalinisation, the Nazi-Soviet pact and the Cold War, the product of tensions arising first within the Bolshevik party and then within Soviet society.
(6) The expression of linguistic violence was at its most fervent during the stalinisation phase, but the methods of discrediting rivals persisted beyond it.
Juxtaposition of more general experiences of stalinisation in different national settings has revealed how problematic is the assumption of synchronicity, or the readiness to generalise from a single national case.
This means describing a work of political, ideological and cultural engineering, and its social and psychological consequences, within a worldwide process of stalinisation that included repression but was not confined to it.
After leaving the communist movement, he developed his highly influential model of explanation for the stalinisation of the German communist party during the Weimar Republic.