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Forum: History Yesterday, 04:00
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Posted By Ismail
As far as the Macedonian nation goes, this was...

As far as the Macedonian nation goes, this was the "Stalinist" position back in the day (Dimitrov in 1948):...
Forum: Literature & Films 10th December 2014, 20:22
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Ismail
Any three you'd like to pick in particular?...

Any three you'd like to pick in particular? Otherwise I'll just pick from the top three you quoted.
Forum: Literature & Films 4th December 2014, 21:32
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Ismail
For what it's worth here's a short excerpt from a...

For what it's worth here's a short excerpt from a 1988 10th grade East German civics textbook: http://research.calvin.edu/german-propaganda-archive/sbk.htm

Also there was a Marx-Engels-Lenin...
Forum: Literature & Films 4th December 2014, 20:50
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Ismail
Well if it's yet to be translated then I can't...

Well if it's yet to be translated then I can't help you. The Soviets did put out a bunch of novels in English and other languages throughout the 60s-80s, but I still think that non-fiction books take...
Forum: Literature & Films 4th December 2014, 20:34
Replies: 22
Views: 848
Posted By Ismail
Choose what Soviet book I'll obtain and scan in January

A user has offered to send me a Soviet book this month (a compilation of Marx and Engels on proletarian revolution) and another the next month. I'd like the second book to be voted on 'cause...
Forum: Literature & Films 2nd December 2014, 04:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ismail
Which is why I noted various bourgeois...

Which is why I noted various bourgeois biographies, which laud his "revelations" of "Stalin's crimes" and the like, point out his early dalliance with Trotskyism.

It might if you start apologizing...
Forum: Literature & Films 1st December 2014, 00:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ismail
The first part of your post is basically just...

The first part of your post is basically just assertions without concrete examples, so if you'd like to give said examples that'd be nice and I'll reply to them.

Again, I think the facts speak for...
Forum: Literature & Films 29th November 2014, 23:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ismail
From a 1952 pamphlet, The USSR: 100 Questions...

From a 1952 pamphlet, The USSR: 100 Questions Answered,


As Lenin and Stalin pointed out, the overthrown classes will always attempt to in turn overthrow that which overthrew them. They have at...
Forum: Literature & Films 29th November 2014, 19:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ismail
Quite right. And Brezhnev, Gomułka, Tito, Kádár,...

Quite right. And Brezhnev, Gomułka, Tito, Kádár, Nagy, Dej, Ulbricht and the rest of them.

Khrushchev declared as "dogmatic" and "outdated" Lenin's and Stalin's thesis that wars were inevitable so...
Forum: Literature & Films 29th November 2014, 00:15
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ismail
The Khrushchevites (one of Hoxha's memoirs, second English edition)

I scanned it 'cause Albania turned 102 years old today and... I figured why not.

Even though The Khrushchevites is already online, the scans are of poorer quality and also mine happens to be the...
Forum: Literature & Films 22nd November 2014, 23:48
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By Ismail
Steeled in the Heat of Battle (1966 Albanian work on the partisan resistance in WWII)

https://archive.org/details/SteeledInTheHeatOfBattle

I scanned it an hour ago. Credit goes to Wonton Carter for sending it to me.
Forum: Learning 15th November 2014, 11:23
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Ismail
It should be noted that South Africa also had its...

It should be noted that South Africa also had its own interests and at times clashed with US imperialism over Angola. The Soviet revisionists were always skeptical about the ability of the MPLA to...
Forum: Learning 14th November 2014, 13:23
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Ismail
Differing economic circumstances are one thing,...

Differing economic circumstances are one thing, revisionism is another. I am reminded of those who defend the DPRK's Songun policy (which places the army as the most progressive and leading class in...
Forum: History 13th November 2014, 04:45
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By Ismail
I figure the following doesn't merit its own...

I figure the following doesn't merit its own thread, but I've now scanned a 1974 book from the DPRK titled The Historical Experience of Agrarian Reform in Our Country.

Link:...
Forum: Literature & Films 11th November 2014, 15:42
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By Ismail
Marx, Engels and Lenin on the United States and Britain (PDF DLs)

On the USA:
https://archive.org/details/MarxandEngelsontheUnitedStates
https://archive.org/details/LeninOnTheUnitedStatesOfAmerica

I scanned those two (the first one today, the second a few...
Forum: Literature & Films 9th November 2014, 19:55
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By Ismail
The Rise of the American Nation: 1789-1824 (PDF DL)

I scanned this earlier today: https://archive.org/details/TheRiseOfTheAmericanNation

You can find other lefty works on early US history (alongside unrelated subjects) here:...
Forum: Literature & Films 8th November 2014, 11:57
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By Ismail
Soviet Women has now been scanned.

Soviet Women has now been scanned.
Forum: Literature & Films 4th November 2014, 21:16
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By Ismail
PDFs of two books by William M. Mandel ("Soviet Women" and "Soviet But Not Russian")

William Mandel made a name for himself in the 1940s-80s as someone who analyzed Soviet affairs from a sympathetic perspective, obviously in contrast to the vast majority of Sovietologists. I received...
Forum: History 3rd November 2014, 23:27
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By Ismail
Joseph Weydemeyer: Pioneer of American Socialism (PDF DL)

I just scanned this with permission from International Publishers (which put it out in 1947.) You can download it here: https://archive.org/details/JosephWeydemeyerPioneerOfAmericanSocialism

To...
Forum: Politics 1st November 2014, 23:32
Replies: 32
Views: 1,453
Posted By Ismail
According to Al Jazeera: Obviously Sankara...

According to Al Jazeera:
Obviously Sankara didn't have a consistent ideology but he was certainly one of Africa's best leaders, which is why the workers and students in the country invoke his name...
Forum: History 30th September 2014, 15:36
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By Ismail
Modern History of Korea (1979 book from the DPRK, PDF inside)

I scanned this earlier today. Credit goes to RevLeft user Wonton Carter for buying it so I could do so.

Download link:...
Forum: Literature & Films 20th September 2014, 22:18
Replies: 12
Views: 2,569
Posted By Ismail
Since I last posted the following three Soviet...

Since I last posted the following three Soviet works have been scanned:
* Patrice Lumumba (a Soviet pamphlet on his life)
* Frederick Engels: A Short Biography
* International Working-Class and...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 16th September 2014, 22:56
Replies: 147
Views: 9,937
Posted By Ismail
For what it's worth to you (not much considering...

For what it's worth to you (not much considering your past posts on the forum), there was the Democratic Workers Party, which was led by a woman and with a largely female membership. There wasn't...
Forum: Politics 7th September 2014, 05:38
Replies: 63
Views: 4,734
Posted By Ismail
It doesn't necessarily have to do so, but...

It doesn't necessarily have to do so, but national tasks are often different in each country. A truly "international party" run from a single center and operating simultaneously in Senegal and Sudan,...
Forum: Politics 4th September 2014, 14:22
Replies: 63
Views: 4,734
Posted By Ismail
I don't see how Hoxha had a "paternal role" for...

I don't see how Hoxha had a "paternal role" for Albanians but Tito didn't for Yugoslavs. Furthermore Tito was proclaimed "President for life."

I think the difference in leadership style between...
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