The Role of the Individual in History

The Role of the Individual in History

by Georgii Valentinovich Plekhanov

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Overview

The Role of the Individual in History was first published in 1898, and occupies a very prominent place among those of Plekhanov's works in which he substantiates and defends Marxism and advocates the Marxian theory of social development.
Georgi Valentinovich Plekhanov (1856-1918) was one of the leaders of Russian populism and after his emigration to Western Europe in 1880 became the foremost Russian Marxist abroad. He founded in 1883, together with Pavel Axelrod, the 'Group for the Liberation of Labor', the first Russian social democratic party, and in 1900 together with Lenin the 'Iskra', the first Russian Marxist newspaper, but a few years later broke with Lenin and sided with the Mensheviks.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410209481
Publisher: Press Holdings International
Publication date: 12/01/2003
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 472,485
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

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