Workers of the World and Oppressed Peoples, Unite!: Proceedings and Documents of the Second Congress, 1920, Volume 1
The complete record of the Second Congress of the Communist International, newly translated & fully annotated. This gathering, held in Petrograd (Leningrad) & Moscow in 1920, set the new International's political course. The debate among delegates from 37 countries gives a gripping portrayal of social struggles & working-class movements in the era of the Russian revolution. Essential to the documentary record of the international labor movement, this volume is the latest in the acclaimed series THE COMMUNIST INTERNATIONAL IN LENIN'S TIME. It makes available for the first time in English the complete proceedings of the Communist International's first four congresses, held between 1919 & 1922. They are the starting point for any study of the origins of the modern communist movement. "Brings together an excellent choice of important & revealing documents....This collection & the entire series will be important resources for any library of 20th-century history" -Robert V. Daniels, editor, A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF COMMUNISM; Other volumes: *Lenin's Struggle for a Revolutionary International -Documents, 1907-1916: The Preparatory Years. *The German Revolution & the Debate on Soviet Power -Documents, 1918-1919: Preparing the Founding Congress. *Founding the Communist International -Proceedings & Documents of the First Congress: March 1919. *To See the Dawn - Baku, 1920: First Congress of the Peoples of the East.