September 29, 2001

Leon Trotsky


1879 - 1940

The Lessons of October
Written in 1924 and published in 1925, Lessons of October was intended to be a preface to Trotsky's writings on Red October, the Revolution of 1917.
Table of Contents
 Chapter 1 We Must Study the October Revolution
 Chapter 2 The Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Peasantry - - in February and October
 Chapter 3 The Struggle Against War and Defensism
 Chapter 4 The April Conference
 Chapter 5 The July Days; the Kornilov Episode; the Democatic Conference and the Pre-Parliament
 Chapter 6 On the Eve of the October Revolution; the Aftermath
 Chapter 7 The October Insurrection and Soviet 'Legality'
 Chapter 8 Again, on the Soviets and the Party in a Proletarian Revolution
 Chapter 9 Epilogue


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