To See the Dawn: Baku, 1920 -- First Congress of the Peoples of the East / Edition 1by John Riddell, John Reed, Ma'mud Shirvani, Alfred Rosmer, Gregory Zinoviev
Pub. Date: 08/01/1993
Publisher: Pathfinder Press GA
How can peasants and workers in the colonial world throw off imperialist exploitation? How can they overcome national and religious divisions incited by their own ruling classes and fight for their common class interests? As the example of the October Revolution echoed around the world, these questions were addressed by 2,000 delegates to the 1920 Congress of the Peoples of the East.
"Provides basic background information to help decipher the jumble of developments along the southern frontier of the former Soviet Union. . . . attractively formatted and helpfully illustrated."-The Journal of Asian Studies
Introduction by John Riddell and Ma'mud Shirvani, 16-page photo section, maps, glossary, notes, index
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