MARTOV. A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY OF A RUSSIAN SOCIAL DEMOCRAT
Publisher: (London):Cambridge University Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
(London):Cambridge University Press. 1967. (xiii)+246pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Soiling from dust residue to top page edges, but otherwise book in very good, clean condition. Dust jacket is just lightly shelfworn, still in very good condition. *From the dust jacket..."This is the first biography of Martov, the founder and leader of Menshevism It records his revolutionary apprenticeship in Vilno and St. Petersburg in 1893-6; his early friendship and partnership with Lenin in Siberian exile and on the revolutionary newspaper Iskra in Munich and London; the dramatic break-up of that partnership at the Second congress of Russian social democrats in 1903 and the division between Mensheviks and Bolsheviks; the ensuing feud between Martov and Lenin; Martov's role in the 1905 revolution; his later activities as leader of the Menshevik-Internationalists, then of the socialist opposition in Bolshevik Russia until 1920, and of the Mensheviks in exile, until his death."